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English Teaching Job Information

When the USIA has position openings for Foreign Service or overseas teaching and administrative positions, those announcements are posted here. Bookmark this page and check back regularly. 

  • USIA Grant Programs in TEFL - For U.S. citizens who wish to teach abroad. Minimum requirement: M.A. degree in TESL/TEFL 
  • Look for jobs on the Web - a selection of web sites to check for English teaching employment listings 
  • Opportunities for teaching English abroad - a list of organizations which can provide information on teaching overseas 
  • English language programs abroad - a list of Binational Centers, USIA/USIS Direct English Teaching Programs, and USIA/USIS Affiliated English Teaching Programs 
  • TESLJB-L: This mailing list, a part of TESL-L, provides teachers all over the world with daily infomration about employment opportunities and advice. To subscribe (at no cost), send a message to LISTSERV@CUNYVM.CUNY.EDU that says only 

Information on teaching English in Korea from American Citizen Services, U.S. Embassy, Seoul 

Look for jobs on the Web


Opportunities for teaching English abroad

A number of organizations and school systems recruit and employ U.S. citizens for English teaching positions in foreign countries. The organizations listed below can provide information about opportunities to teach abroad at the elementary, secondary, and post-secondary levels. Please contact these agencies directly for specific information about programs they administer. 

Many countries recruit educators through their embassies in Washington, D.C. If you wish to teach in a specific country, you may find it useful to contact the educational officer of the foreign embassy. 

AFS Intercultural Programs
313 E. 43rd Street 
New York, NY 10017 
tel: (212) 949-4242 

Center for Applied Linguistics 
1118 22nd Street, NW 
Washington, DC 20037 
tel: (202) 429-9292 

Council for International Exchange of Scholars
3400 International Drive, NW 
Suite M5000 
Washington, DC 20008-3097 
tel: (202) 686-4000 

Education for Democracy 
P.O. Box 40514 
Mobile, AL 36640-0514 

USIA Fulbright Teacher Exchange also
The Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program
Attn: USDA
600 Maryland Avenue, SW Room 235 
Washington, DC 20024-2520 
(800) 726-0479

International Schools Services 
P.O. Box 5910 
Princeton, NJ 08540 
tel: (609) 452-0990 

Institute of International Education 
Information and Counselling Division 
809 United Nations Plaza 
New York, NY 10017 
tel: (212) 984-5330 

Office of Overseas Schools 
SA-29, Rm 245, Dept. of State 
Washington, DC 20522-2902 
tel: (703) 875-7800 

Open Society Institute 
888 7th Avenue 
New York, NY 10106 
tel: (212) 757-2323 

Peace Corps Recruiting Office 
1990 K Street NW, 9th floor 
Washington, DC 20526 
tel: (202) 376-2550 

U.S. Department of Defense 
Office of Dependents 
4040 N. Fairfax Dr., 6th Floor
Arlington, VA 22203
tel: (703) 696-3065

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