The WATESOL JOB BANK: The Job Bank provides a free listing service for employers seeking ESOL teachers and WATESOL members seeking employment. Many of the job postings arepart-time and/or temporary positions, and many need to be filled immediately. Higher Ed. teachers should note that requests from college/university programs tend to be cyclical, with last minute requests often occurring at the beginning of the semester.
The Maryland TESOL Job Site: Maryland TESOL now has a page on their website where institutions may list ESL/ESOL job openings. Go to the Maryland TESOL home page linked here, then click on "Local Job Search."
Local Volunteer Positions: Programs in the DC area that are always looking for volunteers. A great way to get started if you have no teaching experience.
Domestic and International Job Sources
TESall- TESall.com is the Web's first vertical search portal for ESL/EFL job seekers. Our spider crawls job boards across the Internet, indexing their postings and making them searchable. The result is a one-stop search that gives you access to thousands of vacancies posted on multiple job boards.
TESOL Placement E-Bulletin: Current TESOL members may sign up to receive PEB by e-mailing email@example.com, or filling out this brief on-line form. If you are not yet a TESOL member, join today - and check the box on your application marked "Subscribe me to Placement E-Bulletin."Placement E-Bulletin" is a list of ESL and EFL job announcements from around the world as posted in JobFinder. PEB is e-mailed biweekly to subscribing members. Whether you are looking for your next position or are just curious about ESL/EFL employment trends, PEB is a useful resource.
View All Jobs ...then use the "Refine Search" function to find your ideal job.
Advanced Search - Use multiple search criteria for more targeted results.
Access My Personal Account - Manage your job search, update your profile, edit your resume, and more.
Notify Me! - Let Notify Me! bring your next job to your In-Box.
Post My Resume - Post a confidential profile so that employers can find you.
Jobseeker Support - Need help? Get your answers here
TESLJB-L(Jobs and Employment) Listserv: :A wide variety of both international and domestic positions come through this listserv on a weekly basis. Site also has occasional threads on employment issues, salary questions, and working conditions in different countries. All for free! To join TESLJB-L you first have to join the general TESL-L listserv. To do that send the following information in the body of your email:
SUB TESL-L (your e-mail address) (your first & last name)
Send the e-mail to LISTSERV@CUNYVM.CUNY.EDUOnce you've subscribed to this main TESL-L listserve you can also subscribe to the following simply by sending the SUB message (with your first and last name only, you don't need to repeat your e-mail address) to the listserv name of your choice: SUB TESL-L (your first & last name)
International Exchange Programs, Useful Information for Working Abroad, and Other International Job Resources
The Gray List - An excellent resource to make sure you're not applying to a school notorious for abusing its teachers. The Gray List provides recommendations about where NOT to work--all over the world now, but especially in Asia. Find Jobs in Japan - A comprehensive online employment resource for those seeking jobs in Japan, especially for those who wish to teach English. Peace Corps - 27 months, excellent support structure and good re-entry resources. An excellent vehicle for your first trip abroad. Technical and language training provided. Worldwide postings, especially Eastern Europe and the former USSR. Plan on 6 to 12 months for application process.
SOROS Language Teaching Program: In former Soviet Bloc countries. Modest stipend and perks, but an opportunity to teach where you are really needed and appreciated. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
International School Services (ISS): Recruiters for teachers overseas. Especially for DOD (Department of Defense) and State Department Schools. They also publish a directory of overseas schools. Holds three Recruitment Center interview conferences each year.
ELT Guide: Updated yearly, this is one of the better guides with extensive (if unevaluated) lists of ESL employment sources overseas. E-mail: email@example.com
Current Jobs International: monthly issues at $59 a year. All kinds of international jobs. Write to or call for more information to P.O. 40550, 5136 MacArthur Blvd, NW, Washington, DC, 20016. (703) 506-4400
ELS Inc: One of the major chains of English Language Institutes in the world. Employment opportunities abroad and in the U.S.
Teaching English in China - a mentor list useful because it allows the prospective teacher to contact other teachers who have worked in the particular schools that are featured.
For other helpful listservs containing job information, go to the AU TESOL Listservs page. This page will give you information regarding our listservs, as well as information about how to sign up to be on one.
Jobs in Japan Teaching in Japan - http://www.121sensei.com - Japan based teachers may use this service to get private students. Online profiles are browsed by students who can contact teachers directly. Set your own rates, schedule, workplace. Japan wide. http://www.eltnews.com/jobs/index.shtml