Teach Kids English in Indonesia

Teaching English to kids and teens in Indonesia is a one-of-a-kind experience. The job requires you to be an educator, an entertainer, a role model and a friend. From the moment you step into the classroom, you will feel the energy from your students. Indonesian kids and teens love to learn and love to have fun, if you’re fun, enthusiastic and creative, then this is the position for you.

Teaching kids

Kids and Teens teachers in Indonesia are known for bringing fun and excitement to the classroom. With the help of the latest teaching materials and methodologies, you will be able to help your students learn English, practice and become confident speakers. This isn’t any ordinary desk job! You will see small improvements every day which will change your students’ lives forever.

In return for your hard work, you will receive a competitive local salary and a comprehensive benefits package. With over 77 schools to choose from, English First will make the perfect partner for your teaching abroad experience.

Teaching kids in Indonesia

Your salary & benefits package


  • IDR 14,000,000 – 17,000,000  monthly net benefits package, based on location and experience.

  • Housing or allowance for housing included.

  • Sponsored legal working visa.

  • Health insurance coverage is provided.

  • 12-15 days paid annual leave plus school closures and public holidays.

  • Airport pick-up upon arrival.

  • Reimbursement of pre-approved airfare.

Alongside the benefits package our teachers in Indonesia also have access to the following opportunities:

  • Quarterly national teacher events.

  • Continuous professional development, including sponsored 120-hour TEFL certificate, Cambridge TKTs and EF distance learning courses.

  • Opportunities to advance with a clear academic career ladder.

  • Pre-arrival “Introduction to Indonesian” sessions and free Indonesian lessons upon arrival. 


  • Planning and delivering lessons to children aged 3-18 in groups of up to 16 students.

  • Using electronic media and EF-developed courseware to teach English efficiently and effectively.

  • Evaluating student progress and providing ongoing guidance for improvement to both students and their parents.

  • Assigning and evaluating out-of-class exercises.

  • Participating in social activities with students organized by your school to encourage oral English proficiency.

teaching responsibilities
teaching job requirements


  • A Bachelor’s degree.

  • Accredited English Language Certification or any of the following qualifications: TEFL-TESOL-CELTA-DELTA (TEFL sponsorship available).

  • Must be able to obtain a clear background check.

  • The ability to live abroad for at least one year.

Additionally, candidates who want to teach kids English in Indonesia must be citizens from one of the following nations to be issued a visa from the local government: USA, UK, Ireland, Canada, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand.

English teacher at Indonesia kids center


" Throughout I’ve had great support from fellow teachers, senior teachers and directors of studies who have always been there to lend a hand, suggest an activity or clarify a grammar point I had to go and teach. "

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