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Teaching in Asia Independent & International Schools

Discover for yourself the Asian continent by teaching in Asia for a number of years or short 6 months contract. Contrasting in nature, environment, climate and culture teaching in Asia provides a wealth of choices during evening and weekend leisure time in a move abroad to work.

While not teaching use some of your spare time to visit a bustling street market in Taiwan and eat an evening meal with the locals. You could also take a boat ride across the Hong Kong bay to Macau or to Happy Valley Racecourse.

 

Teaching in Korea, Vietnam    Teaching in Indonesia  Teaching in China/Hong Kong    Teaching in Taiwan   Teaching in Thailand    Teaching in Malaysia

 

Teaching in Asia

Teaching in Asia Independent & International Schools

Countries on the Asian continent include Mongolia, South Korea, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, India and many more.

Why not teach for a year or two in one country and experience teaching in another country in Asia

Teaching and education jobs in Asia at nursery, primary and secondary schools operated by the government and international schools can be obtained in Malaysia, Korea and Taiwan and China.

Further your career progressing to a management position or more relaxing post as a classroom teacher in China.  Teach English or your own specialist subject to school students in one of the many international or government public schools in Asia.

Relax on warm sandy beaches; take a day trip hiking in the hills or a short plane ride to another close by Asian country such as Singapore or the Philippines.

 

Asia country guides

Below has a growing list of country guides for Asia providing summary information. Discover what is required for a visa application, salaries and benefits for teachers in specific countries.

 

Malaysia 

One country in Asia where tigers room free in the jungle.  Malaysia attracts people from around the world for the countries scenic nature.

 

Thailand 

School subject teachers Thailand and English teachers for children around the country

 

Taiwan

Taiwan Government school jobs on the island

 

China

Independent and public school teaching opportunities in cities in China for teachers of all subjects.

 

South Korea

 Find out about becoming a foreign teacher in South Korea schools

 

Vietnam

School teaching jobs in nurseries and international schools in Vietnam

 

 


Teaching in Indonesia

A country providing trained teachers from many countries around the world opportunities to teach in Indonesia international schools, state education system and language centres.

Teaching in Indonesia helps secure work & residency permit for suitably qualified teachers, including to teach English in Indonesia language schools.

 

School teaching jobs in Indonesia opportunities

International Schools: Local and international students study curriculum’s from different countries from nursery to school leaving age.

State Schools: Local schools also employ foreign teachers for teaching Indonesia students English and stem subjects.

Language Schools: English schools in many parts of the country.

 

Indonesia teacher salary & benefits

International school teacher   $1,500-$4,000 month for classroom teachers

English language teachers   from 12-14,000,000 to 18,000,000 + IDR/month

(Salaries depend greatly on experience, qualifications and nationality)

Schools provide a salary package that could include accommodation, although there are many schools that do not provide accommodation or an allowance and you should check this with any potential employer.

 

Teacher requirements in Indonesia

Visa & residency requirements including appropriate education qualifications.

  • Police record check dated with past 6 months (Must visa)
    • Certified and attested qualifications & documents (Must visa)
    • Native English speaker
    • Undergraduate degree (Must Visa)
    • Experience teaching for many schools
    • Certificate to teach English as a second language, or a degree in English if teaching English TEFL, TESOL, CELT with class based learning (Requested visa application requirement) asked for by schools.
    • Pass a medical check up for work and residency permit (Visa)

Maximum age 50 (Very difficult to obtain residency & work visa for over 50 year old)

 

Indonesia Accommodation

International schools provide single or shared accommodation, ranging in size and standards. You should of course ask if accommodation is supplied and its location. Many landlords will ask for a residency permit when signing a rental lease.

 

Medical Care in Indonesia

Employers eventually supply private medical care packages as part of your salary package; a good idea is to arrange private medical cover before you leave.

There are more than 17,500 islands and may take time to receive desired medical care. Get prepared and organised before moving to Indonesia.  Paperwork processing for a visa takes time before starting an international teaching post.

 

Indonesia country facts

Teaching in Indonesia Population: 237, 500, 000 approximately

Area size: 735, 355 sq kms approximately

Capital: Jakarta

Language: Indonesian

Climate: Hot tropical monsoons summers and mild winters

Currency: Rupiah (IDR)

Country dialling code: + 62

Time zone: GMT + 8 hours

Electricity: 240 Volts, 50Hz

Drive: On left

 

The choice you make in teaching in Asia schools will be your own depending on age, qualifications and of course what you wish.

 

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