Adventure Awaits

Teach Abroad

Take part in a life-changing adventure, and gain international experience, while earning a full-time salary as an English teacher. Join a supportive community of teachers, and a company committed to the development & safety of its students.

Full support & orientation

From application to arrival and beyond, EF English First will take care of you—including your onboarding, orientation & wellness.

No experience required

You don’t need to have any previous teaching experience or speak the local language.

Visa & Training provided

We take care of your visa. Training of various types will also be in place to support.

Work Abroad with Kids & Teens

We currently have numerous jobs available across multiple cities in China and Indonesia.

Explore China

Four simple steps to start working


Fill out an application to find out if you qualify. It takes less than 5 minutes (with your CV ready).

Interview & Job Offer

Our recruiters will be in touch to set up an interview, and extend offers to successful applicants.

Visa Process

Our expert visa team will help you navigate the Chinese or Indonesian visa application process.

Arrival & Orientation

We will arrange for someone to pick you up at the airport and a hotel, while you explore the city and meet new friends.

Where can I work?

With all the training centers across the cities in China as well as Indonesia, we’re certain you’ll find the right place for you to work abroad.

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Teacher community at EF

Join a community of teachers

When you join EF English First, you don't just join a company, you join a community—many who become your family away from home. Build relationships that last a lifetime with people from all over the world.

Find out if you qualify. It takes less than five minutes to change your life.

Teacher Testimonials

Every year, individuals from different backgrounds and countries travel overseas to work abroad. Our teachers share their unique and inspiring stories about what they've learned and how they've grown with EF English First during their time abroad.

Who are we?

EF was founded in 1965 by entrepreneur Bertil Hult. Since then we have grown into a successful company as a notable force in education and development.

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