*(Obviously we don’t want you to actually, literally, kick ass, or you’ll get fired!)
by Stuart Allen @Stu_RAYEnglish
Ray English TEFL Recruitment, China
By Stefan Kloo (originally posted to Flickr as April10 001) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Moving 6,000 miles to a strange land to start a new job is daunting enough. Wouldn’t it be great to have a few simple rules to follow that would pretty much guarantee success at your new job, whilst allowing you to have fun?
Well, strangely enough, that’s exactly what we have here – 5 of the wisest tips culled from years of experience living and working abroad. Everyone we spoke to (OK, about five other experienced TEFL-ers) wholeheartedly agreed that these five tips will give you the most value.
By Katie Baxter
Guest blogger from onlinetefl.com
If you’ve been hanging out in online TEFL forums, you’ve probably wandered across a conversation about whether you really need a TEFL qualification. It’s a natural enough question; after all, you may well be planning a career in teaching because you can’t afford to travel without working. And the truth is, in a couple of countries you can secure a teaching position without a TEFL qualification. The question is – do you really want to?