ESL teacher requirements for Taiwan public schools


The requirements of public school programs are different from language institutes/centers.


The following requirements are the basic threshold for teaching in public schools in Taiwan. Check your elgibility of teaching English in Taiwan's public schools and then choose the best solution for you.

What we're looking for

  • Native-English speakers from the USA, UK (QTS/QTLS), Canada, Australia, New Zealand & South Africa (SACE), etc.
  • Candidates with a teacher's certificate or sub teaching license issued by your home government, OR hold a bachelor’s degree in English or Education (or related fields) or bachelor's degree holder who have obtained a TESOL/TEFL/CELTA certificate from an accredited University/College. If you apply without a government-issued teaching license, you must have taught English at accredited schools overseas or taught as a Foreign English Teaching Assistant at Public/accredited private schools in Taiwan for more than one year
  • A valid criminal background check within past 6 months

Do you meet all the above requirements?

No, I don’t meet all requirements.

You might be eligible for teaching English in Taiwan ESL institutes/centers. Visit Instajob Asia to look for a job.

Yes, I meet all requirements.

You are eligible for teaching English in Taiwan public schools.

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