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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.

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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digital badges for TEFL/TESOL

What Achievements Can My Digital Badges Showcase to Employers?

Bridge digital badges provide employers with an easy way to get the full picture of your TEFL/TESOL achievements with just a click. But what specific accomplishments can your badges showcase?

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How to get a job teaching Business English

How to Get a Job Teaching Business English

A niche that covers essential terms and concepts in the corporate world, Business English is a popular choice among ESL teachers who are looking to build a specialization. It’s not hard to see why: Teaching Business English lets you pursue your interest in teaching adult learners, increase your income, and leverage previous experience in a […]

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Skills You Need to Launch a Freelance Online English Tutoring Business

7 Non-Teaching Skills You Need to Launch a Freelance Online English Tutoring Business

From finding students and creating lessons to scheduling classes and collecting payments, starting a freelance ESL career may make you feel like you need to be a jack-of-all-trades. But there’s no need to panic! Fortunately, the business, marketing, and operational skills you need to launch a freelance online tutoring business can be learned.

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Creating a self intro video to teach English online

Why and How to Create a Self-Introduction Video for Teaching Online

Do you want to attract students as a freelance online English tutor? Having a professional headshot or a catchy description on your website or marketplace profile is a start, but including a fun and informative introduction video is an even better way to grab students’ attention!

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teach Business English

The Essentials of Teaching Business English Online and In Person

What is teaching Business English all about, and what activities should you use in this TEFL/TESOL subfield? Learn where these adult ESL students are, what it takes to get a job teaching Business English online or in the classroom, and how to effectively work with this demographic.

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Use LinkedIn to get a TEFL job

How to Use LinkedIn to Get a TEFL/TESOL Job 

From joining professional groups and following organizations to adding digital badges to your profile, check out the many ways you can use this social platform to get a teaching job.

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