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    International educators aging on the circuit report that it is becoming increasingly difficult to find teaching positions. Age-related visa limits, governmental laws, health insurance restrictions, ageism, schools and unversities that tend to hire less experienced teachers to cut costs and a variety of other unforeseen obstacles are factors affecting aging educators.

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    Teaching English in Asia and South East Asia

    Survey from users please comment below to add or update this table, the table is from last email or comment.
    CountryDegree Required

    Certificate  Required

    Visa Info

    Average Wage

    ESL/Teacher Paid Monthly

    Retirement Age

    (Ageism) limitations for Teachers working within schools or countryOther Comments
     

    Asia

     
    Bangladesh         65    
    China BA/BSc   Work visa in advance or Tourist visa convert to work visa

    4,000 - 9,000 RMB

    (2013)

    55F - 60M Age working  

    Hong Kong

    BA/BSc PGCE/TESOL Work visa in advance

    HK$12,000 - HK$20,000

    (2014)

    60 Age working  

    India

            65 Age working  
    Japan BA/BSc   Work visa in advance

    240,000–290,000 JPY

    (2012)

    60 Age working  
    Pakistan         63 Age working  
    South Korea BA/BSc  

    Work visa in advance

    2200 - 2500₩ (2013) 65 Age working  
    Sri Lanka BA/BSc MSc/PGCE Work visa in advance

    90,000 - 110,000LKR

    (2011)

    60 Age working  
    Taiwan AA/BA/BSc   Work visa or tourist visa depending on employer

    NT$65,000 and $80,000

    (2013)

    65 Age working  
     

    South East Asia

     
    Brunei      

    3,500 - 5,600B$

    (2013)

    55 Age working  
    Cambodia BA/BSc   Tourist visa convert to work visa

    1,500 - 2,500KHR

    (2010)

    65  Age working  
    Indonesia BA/BSc   Work visa in advance

    700 - 1,200 USD

    (2011)

    60, but not legal requirement Age working  
    Malaysia BA/BSc   Work visa in advance

    3,500  - 7,000 MRY

    (2013)

    80 Age working  
    Philippines BA/BSc

    TEFL/TESOL/CELTA

    Work visa in advance

    26,000 - 53,000 PHP

    (2013)

         
    Singapore BA/BSc   Work visa in advance

    3,100 - 4,100 SGD

    (2013)

    65    
    Thailand BA/BSc   Tourist visa convert to work visa or work visa in advance

    30000 - 45000THB

    (2010)

    60 Age working  
    Vietnam BA/BSc   Tourist visa convert to work visa or work visa in advance

    25,000,000 - 42,000,000VND

    (2011)

    55F - 60M Age working  

     

    Teaching English in North America, South America and Latin America

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    CountryDegree RequiredCertificate  RequiredVisa Info

    Average Wage

    ESL Teacher

    Monthly

    Retirement Age

    (Ageism) limitations for Teachers working within  schools or country

    Other Comments
     

    North America

     
    Alaska         60 Age working  
    Canada         65    
    United States       $3,000-3,500 (2013) 65 Age working  
     

    South America

     
    Guyana         65    
    Honduras BA/BSc
    preferred, not required
      Tourist Visa        
    Peru BA/BSc
    preferred, not required
      Tourist Visa

    1,700 - 2,300 PEN

    (2012)

      Age working  
    Uruguay BA/BSc
    preferred, not required
      Tourist Visa

    8,200 - 13,000 UYU

    (2012)

         
     

    Latin America

     
    Argentina BA/BSc
    preferred, not required
      Tourist Visa

    2,000 - 5,000 ARS

    (2012)

         
    Bolivia BA/BSc
    preferred, not required
      Tourist Visa

    2,200 - 4,500 BOB

    (2012)

         
    Brazil BA/BSc
    preferred, not required
      Tourist Visa

    2,300 - 2,900 BRL

    (2012)

    60F - 65M    
    Chile BA/BSc
    preferred, not required
      Tourist Visa or work visa

    240,00 - 450,000 CLP

    (2012)

    60F - 65M    
    Colombia BA/BSc
    preferred, not required
      Tourist Visa

    930,000 - 1,900,000 COP

    (2012)

    57F - 62M Age working  
    Costa Rica BA/BSc
    preferred, not required
      Tourist Visa

    300,000 - 380,000 CRC

    (2012)

         
    Ecuador BA/BSc
    preferred, not required
      Tourist Visa

    400 - 600 USD

    (2012)

         
    Mexico BA/BSc
    preferred, not required
      Tourist Visa.
    Some work visa

    10,000 - 12,000 MXN

    (2012)

      Age working  
    Panama BA/BSc
    preferred, not required
      Tourist Visa

    700 – 900 USD

    (2012)

         

     

    Teaching English in Europe

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    CountryDegree RequiredCertificate  RequiredVisa Info

    Average Wage

    ESL/Teacher Paid Monthly

    Retirement Age

    (Ageism) limitations for Teachers working within schools or country

    Other Comments
     

    Europe

     
    Austria BA/BSc
    required
      Tourist Visa,
    EU Citizenship

    1,700 - 2,800 €

    (2012)

         
    Belgium BA/BSc
    required
      Tourist Visa,
    EU Citizenship

    1,200 -  2,200 €

    (2012)

         
    Bulgaria BA/BSc
    required
      Tourist Visa, convert to work visa or EU Citizenship

    700 -1,500 BGN

    (2012)

         
    Czech Republic BA/BSc
    preferred, not required
      Tourist Visa, convert to work visa or EU Citizenship

    15,000 - 27,000 CZK

    (2012)

      Age working  
    France BA/BSc
    required
      Tourist Visa,
    Student Visa, EU Citizenship
    1,400 - 1,700 € (2013)      
    Germany BA/BSc
    required
      Tourist Visa, convert to work visa or EU Citizenship 2,600 - 2,900€ (2013)      
    Greece BA/BSc
    required
      Tourist Visa,
    EU Citizenship

    600 - 1,300

    (2012)

         
    Hungary BA/BSc
    required
      Tourist Visa, convert to work visa or EU Citizenship

    120,000 - 250,000 HUF

    (2012)

         
    Italy BA/BSc
    required
      Tourist Visa,
    Student Visa, EU Citizenship
    1,500 - 1,700 € (2013)      
    Poland BA/BSc
    preferred, not required
      Tourist Visa,
    EU Citizenship

    2,200 - 3,500 PLN

    (2013)

      Age working  
    Portugal BA/BSc
    required
      Tourist Visa,
    EU Citizenship

    1,000 - 1,800 €

    (2013)

         
    Romania BA/BSc
    required
      Tourist Visa, convert to work visa or EU Citizenship

    1,000-1,800 RON

    (2013)

         
    Russia BA/BSc
    preferred, not required
      Work Visa

    17,000 - 28,000 RUB

    (2012)

         
    Slovakia BA/BSc
    preferred, not required
      Tourist Visa, convert to work visa or EU Citizenship

    12,500 -25,000 SKK

    (2013)

         
    Spain BA/BSc
    preferred, not required
      Tourist Visa,
    Student Visa, EU Citizenship

    1,000 - 1,800

    (2013)

         
    Ukraine BA/BSc
    required
      Work visa

    1,000 - 1,800 USD

    (2012)

         

    United Kingdom

    includes Ireland, Scotland, Wales

    BA/BSc required

    PGCE + NQT Work visa £1,200 - 1,500 (2012)

    (60) before 1st January 2007

    Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs) (65)

    Age working

    What is the age of retirement for teachers?

     

    Teaching English in Middle East

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    CountryDegree RequiredCertificate  RequiredVisa Info

    Average Wage

    ESL/Teacher Paid Monthly

    Retirement Age

    (Ageism) limitations for Teachersworking within  schools or country

    Other Comments
     

    Middle East

     
    Bahrain BA/BSc
    required/
    MA preferred
      Work visa in advance

    600 -1,200 BHD

    (2012)

         
    Egypt BA/BSc preferred,
    not required
      Tourist visa convert to work visa

    3,400 - 8,000 EGP

    (2012)

         
    Isreal BA/BSc
    required
      Tourist visa convert to work visa        
    Jordan BA/BSc preferred,
    not required
      Tourist visa convert to work visa

    400 - 800 JOD

    (2012)

         
    Kuwait BA/BSc
    required/
    MA preferred
      Work visa in advance

    400 - 900 KWD

    (2012)

    60 Age working  
    Lebanon BA/BSc preferred,
    not required
      Tourist visa convert to work visa

    1,000,000 - 1,400,00 LBP

    (2012)

         
    Morocco BA/BSc preferred, not required   Tourist visa convert to work visa

    3,000 - 9,000 MAD

    (2012)

      Age working  
    Oman BA/BSc
    required/
    MA preferred
      Work visa in advance

    500 - 1,200 OMR

    (2012)

      Age working  
    Saudi Arabia BA/BSc
    required/
    MA preferred
      Work visa in advance

    15,000 - 18,000SAR (2012)

         
    Syria

    BA/BSc
    preferred,
    not required

      Tourist visa convert to work visa

    56,000 - 113,000 SYP

    (2012)

         
    Turkey BA required   Work visa

    1,600 - 3,700 TRY

    (2012)

    65

    Age working

     
    UAE BA/BSc
    required/
    MA preferred
      Work visa in advance

    15,000 - 18,000AED

    (2013)

      Age working Government mandatory cut-off age is 55+ - a problem usually. After 60 annual work visa is expensive.

     

    Teaching English in Oceania

    Survey from users please comment below to add or update this table, the table is from last email or comment.

    CountryDegree Required

    Certificate  Required

    Visa Info

    Average Wage

    ESL/Teacher Paid Monthly

    Retirement Age

    (Ageism) limitations for Teachers working within schools or countryOther Comments
     

    Oceania

     
    Australia

    BA/BSc
    required

    Further Qualifications - Australia Work Visa - Australia        
    Fiji              

    Kiribati

                 

    Marshall Islands

                 
    Micronesia              
    Nauru              
    New Zealand BA/BSc
    required
    TEFL/TESOL/CELTA Work visa in advance        
    Palau              

    Papua New Guinea

                 
    Samoa, Western              
    Samoa US              
    Salomon Islands              
    Tonga              
    Tuvalu              
    Vanuatu              

     

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