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Taiwan kicks off 2022 Fall English Teachers & Teaching Assistants Recruitment 友善列印
Data Source: Education Division, TECO in LA

Have you ever thought about working abroad? How about teaching English while living in Taiwan? Well, now is your chance! There are many reasons why foreign teachers love Taiwan, besides its richness in spectacular natural landscapes, diversified cultures, fantastic local delicacies, world-class health care and warm hospitality, Taiwan also offers a safe, free and open work environment creating a unique and unforgettable experience!

In order to create more opportunities for Taiwanese students to learn English in schools nationwide, the Ministry of Education (MOE) launched the Taiwan Foreign English Teacher Program (TFETP) to expand the recruitment of foreign English teachers and teaching assistants. To qualify for teaching English in public schools in Taiwan, candidates must be native speakers with a bachelor's degree or higher, in addition to a clean criminal record. A state-issued teaching license or credential is also required for teachers, but not for teaching assistants.

The monthly salary for English teachers ranges from NT$62,720 to NT$91,420, equivalent to around US$2,250 to US$3,300, subject to exchange rate, plus travel subsidy, health insurance and other benefits. Salary will be decided by the teacher’s highest education level and years of full-time teaching experience.

English teaching assistants work with local teachers to create an immersive English learning environment that encourages students to actively learn English and improve their overall English proficiency. Teaching assistants receive a scholarship of a monthly stipend in the amount of NT$45,000, equivalent to around US$1,620, plus travel subsidy, health insurance and other benefits.

The 2022 recruitment is open now, please  submit online application by March 31. All who are interested are welcome to join TFETP by applying through the portal at https://tfetp.epa.ntnu.edu.tw/. Don’t forget to first go through the eligibility page and required documents page to know what to prepare for the application. For further information, please contact TFETP at applytfetp@deps.ntnu.edu.tw, or the Education Division of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles at losangeles@mail.moe.gov.tw. 

If you are seeking for a place full of peace and joy, look no further than Taiwan. Check out our latest videos to know more about the experience of teaching in Taiwan!


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