ESL Jobs at EF English First Provide you with the career opportunity of a lifetime. Not only will you start a well paying ESL Job, but you will also get the chance to live and work abroad. 


ESL jobs abroad don’t have to be a scary experience. With EF, you will get all the help and support you need. We’ll help you navigate the tricky visa process, give you the training you need, and introduce you to our 2,000 strong teacher network. Today, teaching English as a second language overseas is easier than ever. All you need to do is apply, and we’ll help with the rest.



"I decided to join EF Chengdu due to the amount of schools and career development available to me. EF Chengdu are very professional and put the welfare and development of their teachers first."

— Donovan Goosen, Senior Teacher, CD4.


From the moment you apply for an ESL job with EF, you will be in safe hands. With over 50 years’ experience in education, EF is now the leading provider of teacher training and support. As a world leader in private education, EF hires year round, so the best time to apply is now. Once you do so, we will take a look at your CV, and should you meet the visa requirements; we will be in touch to schedule an interview.

After your successful interview, we really hope that you accept the job. We’re always keen to hire like-minded teachers who love to travel, explore and share their knowledge with students. It would be great to have you on the team, and we’re sure that you will enjoy working with us.




EF cares about its teachers, that’s why we work hard to make sure our ESL jobs offer full support. From initial arrival support (like a one-week hotel stay) to ESL teacher training and on-boarding, to social events, we’ll do our best to make sure you feel like part of our family. With the newest technologies and resources, you’re going to have everything you need to teach English abroad with confidence. Want to improve your teaching performance? Take part in any of our 14 certification and training courses. Whatever you need, EF is there to help you improve professionally and enjoy your new ESL job.