Teach English outside the UK

With year-long, paid placements and light teaching hours, becoming a Language Assistant is a unique way to experience another country and develop essential transferrable skills.

Find out everything you need to know below and hear from Language Assistants placed all around the world.

Applications for the 2016-17 academic year are closed. Applications for the 2017-18 academic year will open in the autumn.

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If you are from outside the UK and want to become a Language Assistant in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, you can find out how to do this here.

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