Exclusive Guide To Teach English in Taiwan in 2022

Exclusive Guide To Teach English in Taiwan in 2022

Teach English in TaiwanTaiwan is aiming to be bilingual by 2030. With this announcement, the demand for English teachers throughout the country is also booming. Taiwan a safe, clean, and suitable place to live, especially in Taipei. The country also offers the best standard of living for English instructors in Asia.

Taiwan is the home of 23 million people. With amazing mountainous terrain, modern cities and remarkable coastline, Taiwan is one of the popular TEFL destinations right now!

Cities To Teach English in Taiwan

Where should you teach English in Taiwan? Following are the popular cities with lots of ESL/EFL teaching career opportunities ---

• Taipei

Taipei is the capital as well as the largest city in Taiwan. There are around seven million people living in the Taipei metro area. There are tons of people are eager to learn the English language, thus several schools and institutes eager for certified English teaching services. Jobs are available in various private schools, public schools, and private tutoring. All you need is a TEFL certification. Along with these, you will also get lots to explore within the city along with many incredible locations to see around.

• Kaohsiung

This is a port city in Taiwan. It is also the third-largest city in Taiwan and the 6th-largest container ship port in the world. There are numerous big businesses based in the skyscrapers throughout Kaohsiung. Quite reasonably, there is a huge demand for English language education so the people can connect to the rest of the world. Mostly, ESL/EFL jobs in Kaohsiung are either in private schools, public schools, or private lessons with a TEFL certification.

• Taichung

The city has a large offering of English teaching jobs. Generally, ESL/EFL jobs in Kaohsiung are either in private schools, public schools, or private lessons with a TEFL certification. Taichung has been called the heart of Taiwanese culture. Additionally, the cost of living in Taichung is lower than in Taipei, so there are higher potential savings prospects.

What are the Requirements to Teach English in Taiwan?

To teach English in Taiwan, you need to meet these basic requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in any field
  • Near-native English proficiency
  • A clean FBI criminal background check/national criminal background check
  • A TEFL certification
  • Valid passport
  • Be able to sign a one-year contract
  • Be at least 20 years of age or older
  • Be physically and mentally healthy
  • International resume/CV and cover letter

Usually, most of the teachers that work in Taiwan enter on a passport stamp or on a tourist visa if required, then process their actual work visa after they arrive with assistance from their school or employer.

Categories of Teaching English Jobs in Taiwan

Here are the major types of English teaching jobs in Taiwan ---

  • • Buxiban - private cram schools recognized locally as buxibans.
  • • Public Schools
  • • International Schools
  • • Private Institutes
  • • Language Institutes
  • • University
  • • Teaching English Online

The new school year starts in late August/early September, thus the best time to start seeing for an English teaching job in Taiwan is a few months before, at the end of June or the beginning of July.

Wrapping Up

Taiwanese people are very serious about their education. Furthermore, the demand for English teachers in Taiwan continues to cultivate. International Advanced Diploma in TEFL is all you need to grab a teaching English job in Taiwan. Living in Taiwan is also a great opportunity for your TEFL career!

So, are you ready to find your dream teaching English jobs in Taiwan?

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