An English Teacher Career is an ideal choice since many people want to learn English as a second language all over the world.

How to become an English teacher

You can first start by sitting through an English lesson class and observe the teaching to decide whether you like it and you really want to pursue an English Teacher Career.

Enroll in a Bachelor of Education degree program for English. You will need to choose the particular specialization for your English degree. For instance, you can specialize in Journalism, composition or literature.

If you already have a Bachelor of education degree but it is not in English, you will be required to do an English test before you are allowed to start teaching English.

Do a teaching internship while doing your college degree.

Join a teacher preparation program in the state you are interested in teaching in. If you want to relocate to another state, you might need some additional requirements.

You then need to do a Masters degree. Some states will demand that you must have a Masters Degree before you can teach. You can even do your PHD in English.

Alternatively, you can decide to start off by becoming a substitute English teacher. There certification programs for substitute English Teachers.

Types Description, Information

You can teach English in middle school or high school. You can also teach specific English classes such as American literature, Composition, Debate, Theatre classes

ENGLISH TEACHER Qualifications: Courses, Training, Certification

There are a variety of colleges and Universities that one can join to get a degree in Bachelor of education. Each of these colleges has a variety of ways of offering the course. There are full time and part time programs. There are also evening classes and long distance certifications. Certification online courses have also made it quite easy to get a degree and a Masters that will enable you pursue an English Teacher career.

ENGLISH TEACHER Schools, Colleges, Universities

The general entry requirements to join a Bachelor of Education degree program are that you should at least be 17 years old before the commencement of the degree program. Again, you should meet the specific entry requirements for the College you are applying to, this may include entrance exams. You will have to contact the College directly to get the relevant details.

Top 5 colleges and Universities

Baylor University

Bishop’s University

Buffalo State University State University of New York

Capital University

Cornerstone University

ENGLISH TEACHER Job Opportunities, Salaries and Recruitment

You can earn $30-$40 an hour. The average salary for English teachers in the US is the same as in other parts of the world. It normally adds up to $56,000. Since English teachers are in demand worldwide, it would be a good idea to search for job postings online. You can also get in touch with the Department of Education in your state, they might know of some job vacancies.

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  1. Dilantha says:

    I really appreciate your efforts to illuminate the personal potentials in depth to improve the unsought treasure within us. May many have the pragmatic use of this unmatched service to light up themselves and our world.

    Thank you
    D. Senaratne

  2. I am commerce student so do i have any scope?

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