ESL teacher requirements for Taiwan public schools
The requirements of public school programs are different from language institutes/centers.

1. Qualifications

The following requirements are the basic threshold for teaching in public schools in Taiwan. Check your eligibility of teaching English in Taiwan's public schools and then choose the best solution for you.

What we're looking for

  • Native English speakers from the USA, UK(QTS/QTLS), Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa (SACE), & any other country where English is an official language.

  • Candidates with a bachelor's degree or higher

         1. You would need to graduate from a recognized university in your country with a 4-year degree. Any diploma less than 4 years must meet the additional requirements at the year of your graduation.
         2. Only the original diploma is accepted. A properly scanned copy is acceptable. A transcript or completion certificate from a university of any kind is not recognized in Taiwan.

  • Candidates with a teacher's certificate or sub-teaching license issued by your home government

      1. TEFL/TESOL/ CELTA or any education degree or certificate or student teaching report are not considered valid licenses by Taiwan government.
      2. A valid teaching license with an expiry date beyond the contract completion date.

  • Valid criminal background checks within the past 6 months.

    Note A valid national police clearance in your passport country or your current location. If the language in the current location is not English, the government requires an English translation.

  • A valid passport with an expiry date beyond the contract completion date.