If you are looking for a complete change to your way of life, then Taiwan will deliver. This can be good or bad, but if you want to take some time off from your current daily routine and really throw a wrench in things, Taiwan will do it. The culture, food, way of life, work environment and places you can go to in Taiwan is something most people will never find back home.
One of the good things about Taiwan is just how cheap it can be to live there. For many people who are thinking about going to Taiwan, they’ll be surprised at just how much cheaper rent is for starters. You can save a bundle on rent alone. You can also save even more if you are happy to eat local food.
The majority of work in Taiwan for foreign teachers is at cram schools. Cram schools consist primarily of children classes and very rarely will you find a cram school asking for anything beyond a standard three or four year bachelor’s degree, which is required by law. If you have a TEFL/TESOL certificate, you will have an advanwp-admin/post.php?post=1003&action=edit&message=1tage over other applicants who do not, and you may find that you can demand higher paying positions.
|Requirements : High School or Two Year College Diploma and The Canadian College of Linguistics’ TEFL/TESOL Certification
Typical Contract : One year
Peak Hiring Season : Year round
Teaching Hours/Week : 20 – 35
Monthly Salary* : 45,000 – 80,000 TWD
Private Tutoring : 600 – 1,200 TWD/hr
Cost of Living : Cost of a Big Mac = 75 TWD
Income Tax : 6 – 20%
Accommodations : Sometimes included
Airfare : Sometimes included
Health Care : Sometimes included
Holidays : Paid
Visa : Employer assisted