With English as the primary language of business, teaching English in Singapore is suitably popular. The TEFL market is quite big here and the demands of ESL teachers are quite high. The English teachers in Singapore are paid quite well, and with the salary, the teachers are usually provided with return airfare, medical insurance and help in finding accommodation.
Types of teaching jobs available in Singapore
There are numerous language schools located all around Singapore. There are opportunities to teach general English in schools, Corporate English and English for Young Learners. English teaching jobs are also available with the Singapore Ministry of Education- please refer to our guide. For more information on teaching english in Singapore visit the English Language Institute of Singapore’s website.
Requirements for Teaching English in Singapore
A respected third-level qualification is often required when teaching English in Singapore. On top of this, ESL teachers will also require a certificate from TEFL, TESOL or CELTA. The teachers require official job contracts and the necessary visa documentation in order to become an English teacher in Singapore.