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TESOL Jobs in Australia

TESOL Jobs in Australia

Job Market

As a native-speaking country with close proximity to South East Asia, Australia has a large ESL industry that caters to international ESL students. Immersion programs and university degrees are very popular in this beautiful country, home to 15 World Heritage-listed wonders and unique species.

As in other native-speaker countries, native English-speakers are preferred. Visa regulations vary from country to country, but it is fairly easy for Canadian teachers to apply for a work permit online.

Since there are enough Australian teachers to fill all ESL positions, schools do not pay teachers for airfare and 


Wages range from US$17 per hour to US$35 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications.

Minimum requirements

University degree
Advanced TESOL Certificate with Practicum  (TESL Canada Professional Standard 2 recommended)