What is TESL?

The term TESL stands for Teaching English as a Second Language. This is one of the various teaching certifications available that is internationally recognized and is commonly required for new and experienced individuals who want to teach English abroad. 

TESL Requirements

What You Don’t Need

For the vast majority of TESL programs (online or in person) and providers, you will not need any bachelor’s degree, teaching license or credential. 

What You Do Need

As long as your english is proficient, at least 18 years of age, have high school/GED (or equivalent), and you have tuition fee for the program, then you should be able to enroll into any TESL program.

Where do TESL Teachers Work?

  • Private language schools
  • International schools
  • Pubic schools
  • Universities and colleges
  • Private tutors

The types of TESL jobs available worldwide ranges and spans across all levels of education. 

What Are The Other Teaching Certificates?

Learn more about all of the different types of english teaching certificates available today. These certificates are meant to show prospect employers that you’re qualified to teach students english abroad.