Teaching English As A Second Language: Help Others Learn And Grow
Who doesn’t love the idea of travel? Who doesn’t dream about a job that could take them anywhere in the world? If you’re interested in teaching English as a second language, you’ve chosen one of the most popular careers for those with a true sense of adventure.
As with most careers, there are certain personalities that succeed at this job, and certain personalities that don’t. A close look at native speaking English teachers overseas would likely result in seeing some common traits which all successful teachers seem to have. If you’re not sure whether or not you could be successful at this job, check out the following list.
Are you an independent worker? This not only applies to the classroom setting- it also applies to getting yourself over to your new country. Unless you fall in with a very helpful employer along the way, you will be negotiating travel plans and lining up job interviews entirely by yourself. Chances are good you’ll land in the country with nothing but your luggage (if you’re lucky). You must be self-reliant enough to figure...