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Ready to land the English teaching job of your dreams? Get tips on how stand out in a competitive market, design a professional TEFL/TESOL resume and cover letter, ace your Skype TEFL job interview, and more. Plus, learn how to take advantage of Bridge’s wide range of job resources and services, including our network of Preferred Employment Partners, BridgeTEFL Job Board, and digital badges.

teaching English abroad requirements

Teaching English Abroad Requirements: What Do You Really Need?

When it comes to qualifying to teach English abroad, what do you really need? There are considerations such as TEFL certification, degree, experience, and more, and requirements vary depending on where you want to teach. We’ll give you a breakdown of what’s required to teach in locations worldwide.

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How to Stand Out on Teacher Marketplace Platforms

Tutor marketplaces can be scary places for both veteran and new teachers. With hundreds of profiles, it can be hard to stand out on English teaching platforms. Let’s take a look at some easy ways you can increase your profile’s visibility and attract a lot more students. Earn Specialized Certification in Teaching English Online as […]

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How Can Volunteer Teaching Help You Get a Job

How Can Volunteer Teaching Help You Get a Job?

If you’re in the market for new job opportunities, one of the best ways to boost your prospects is to add volunteer English teaching to your resume. How can volunteer teaching help you get a job? Let’s take a closer look! Take a Micro-credential course in Teaching English as a Volunteer to learn the cross-cultural skills […]

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Teaching TOEFL test prep

A Guide to Teaching TOEFL Test Prep: What It Entails and How to Get Started

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is a standardized test used for admissions and placements around the world. Teaching TOEFL test prep is a great niche for English teachers to dive into, as there’s a high demand for teachers to help students ace this popular exam. Let’s take a closer look at […]

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tips for your TEFL job search

Bridge’s Top Tips for Your 2022 TEFL Job Search

Wondering how you can find an English teaching job online or abroad this year? Here are answers to common questions from job seekers, as well as top tips for your 2022 TEFL/TESOL job search! Is it possible to teach abroad in 2022? Yes! Simply put, each individual country will have its own processes regarding whether […]

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volunteer teach English online

5 Organizations Where You Can Volunteer to Teach English Online

You don’t have to wait until National Volunteer Month – it’s April, by the way! – to contemplate how you can be a force for positive change in society. Thanks to the advent of virtual education, you can now volunteer to teach English online anytime and from anywhere, and you can have a powerful impact […]

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IELTS exam prep

How Can I Start Teaching IELTS Exam Prep?

Looking to stand out as an English teacher? Expand your career prospects and earning potential by carving out a teaching niche, such as preparing students to take the world’s most popular English language proficiency test, the IELTS.

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set yourself apart as an English teacher

5 Ways to Set Yourself Apart as an English Teacher

These five ways to set yourself apart as an English teacher will help you make a good impression on potential employers and land a reputable, high-paying job in the TEFL industry.

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TEFL resume

Do I Need a “TEFL Resume”? FAQs and Tips (Plus a Sample Resume!)

When completing your TEFL certification or applying for teaching jobs, you may have run across references to a “TEFL resume.” Is this different from a standard resume? And do you need one? Get the answers to these and other questions!

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set your rates as a freelance English tutor

What Am I Worth? Setting Your Rates as a Freelance English Tutor (and Other Financial Issues)

One of the perks of running your online tutoring business is the freedom to set and scale your own hourly teaching rates. But how much should you charge students per hour so that you don’t lose potential learners or undersell yourself? Find your class pricing sweet spot as a freelancer.

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