Taiwan is Hiring English Teachers with P117,739 Monthly Salary

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The Taiwan Foreign English Teacher Program (TFETP) was founded by the Taiwanese Ministry of Education (MOE) to enhance the number of foreign English teachers and teaching assistants accessible to Taiwanese students in primary and secondary schools across the country. This is consistent with Taiwan’s goal of establishing English as a second language by 2030.

The Ministry of Education intends to hire 450 international English teachers in public schools by 2023 in order to provide an English-speaking environment for elementary and secondary students while also enhancing the English teaching skills of local teachers.

Benefits

The program’s monthly salary for English teachers begins at NT$65,230 (Php117,739.14). Among the benefits are a travel stipend, health insurance, and other amenities.

A teacher’s salary is decided by his or her highest educational degree and the number of years of full-time teaching experience. To be considered, applicants must be native English speakers with a bachelor’s degree or above and no criminal record. A state-issued teaching license or credential is not required.

Eligibility

Foreign English Teacher
  • The official or common language of the nation (as the nationality shown on the passport) where the applicant is from must be English. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issues identification of the official or common language of a nation, Republic of China (Taiwan). The List of Nations with English as the Official or Common Language can be viewed below.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited university or college. The list of accredited universities and colleges is based on the Database for the Reference List of Foreign Universities from the Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan) website (list).
  • Hold a state-issued teaching license or certificate.
  • The applicant should provide a criminal record certificate/police check issued after January 1, 2023, from relevant authorities in his or her home country or the country he or she currently resides in. The certificate must include the applicant’s name, the date of issuance, and the state that the applicant has no criminal record.
  • If the applicant has dual nationality (ROC Taiwan citizen and other foreign nationality), please use the foreign nationality to apply.
Foreign English Teaching Assistant
  • The official or common language of the nation (as the nationality shown on the passport) where the applicant is from must be English. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issues identification of the official or common language of a nation, Republic of China (Taiwan).
  • Hold a master’s degree or higher from an accredited university or college, or hold a bachelor’s degree in related department fields with at least two years of relevant work experience, or hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited university or college within the Top 500 World University Rankings.
  • The Top 500 World Universities are announced on the Ministry of Education website (link); the accredited universities and colleges are listed in the Database for the Reference List of Foreign Universities from the Ministry of Education (list).
  • The applicant should provide a criminal record certificate/police check issued after January 1, 2023, from relevant authorities in his or her home country or the country he or she currently resides in. The certificate must include the applicant’s name, the date of issuance, and the state that the applicant has no criminal record.
  • If the applicant has dual nationality (ROC Taiwan citizen and other foreign nationality), please use the foreign nationality to apply.e official or common language of the nation (as the nationality shown on the passport) where the applicant is from must be English. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issues identification of the official or common language of a nation, Republic of China (Taiwan).

Reminder

Applicants without prior teaching experiences in either Taiwan or other countries are highly advised (but not required) to provide education or teaching qualifications that are either certified by Republic of China (Taiwan) Embassies and Missions or verified by a recognized credential evaluation agency.

A recognized credential evaluation agency such as WES (World Education Service), NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Service), Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada (ACESC), and International Credential Evaluation Service (ICES).

How to Apply

Interested foreign instructors should apply online at https://tfetp.epa.ntnu.edu.tw/en/tfetp/web/apply_now.

The Application Deadline is Rolling Basis and the service duration is from August/September, 2023 to June/July, 2024 . The applicants expected arrival time is before TFETP Orientation (The orientation usually takes place in the middle/end of August).

Labor Attaché Bienvenido A. Cerbo, Jr. took advantage of this fantastic opportunity by visiting a number of public elementary and secondary schools, as well as cram schools in Central Taiwan, where he filed applications for Filipino English teachers and encouraged principals to hire more Filipino teachers in the future.

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Source: Taiwan Foreign English Teacher Program