Teaching in International Schools

If you are considering teaching in international schools here in Asia, Teachers For Asia are one of the top international teaching agencies. Each year we have a wide range of international school jobs in China, and in several locations in Southeast Asia including Malaysia, Vietnam and Myanmar. Our teachers are working at some of the leading international schools in these countries. Our international school recruitment team are themselves qualified teachers, something that is quite unique to Teachers For Asia. This gives us a deeper understanding of the kind of positions and schools, where you can develop as a professional teacher.

We explain clearly to our teachers, the details of the international school teaching positions we have available, and about each individual school that may be a good match based on what your preferences are. Additionally, we help you to prepare for school interviews, and should you be offered a new international school teaching job we will provide all the support you need from the visa application process for teaching, to preparing to arrive at your new school as well as being there in a supportive role throughout your international school teaching contract. Best of all, we do not charge our teachers any registration fees (or any other fees!) for our international teaching services.


Typical Benefits

  • Monthly salary 17,500 – 30,000 RMB
  • Apartment provided or Housing allowance
  • Contract lengths are usually 12-24 months
  • Annual return flight allowance
  • Substantial Contract completion bonus
  • Long paid vacation & public Holidays
  • Highly professional workplace
  • State of the art school facilities
  • School leadership opportunities


Interview Process

  • Positions are available in September & February each year, it is important to apply as far in advance of these dates as possible
  • Our recruiter will talk with you about your plans, preferences and discuss possible suitable international school jobs with you
  • Should our school(s) be interested in your application, you will have a 1-2 step interview process prior to a job offer being made
  • If you accept your new international school position, we will help you to start preparing your documents and everything you need for moving
  • We are with you each step of the way, including throughout the duration of your contract

International Teaching Jobs 

The international schools where our teachers are placed, deliver a variety of elementary and high school curricula including but not limited to British, American, International Baccalaureate and several Early Childhood Education programs. You not necessarily need to have experience with a specific curriculum, as our schools are usually happy to consider teachers with professional teaching qualifications and school teaching experience in your home country. It can be a major benefit to you professionally, to gain experience in various curricula and in fact, some of our international schools provide specific curricula certification obtained while teaching, including in International Baccalaureate (IB) certification.
With your new international school job, you can expect an excellent working environment in a school that provides strong standards of education for students. International schools provide the best paid overseas teaching jobs. The salary packages provided by our schools will reflect your strong teaching qualifications and experience. Teachers can save substantially each month. An apartment and a return airfare are usually provided. Many other contract benefits are enjoyed including real the opportunities for professional growth, a superb work life balance with plenty of vacation time so you can experience a new culture and travel around Asia.

International School Subjects

  • Art
  • Business
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Drama
  • Early Years Education
  • Economics
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • ICT
  • Math
  • Music
  • Physical Ed.
  • Physics
  • Science
  • Social Science

Qualifications & Experience

Requirements vary for each international school. Applicants should hold a minimum B.Ed., PGCE or equivalent teaching qualification. Two years full time teaching experience is preferred but newly qualified teachers are welcome to apply. Applicants who hold a B.A. or B.Sc. in a related subject with prior teaching experience may be considered. In addition to having a strong CV, please keep in mind that enthusiasm for teaching, being a strong team player and a willingness to get involved in school life are important. It is important that you would be able to display this traits in any international school interview.


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