What is the Teach in the USA Program?

A cultural exchange program category of US Department of State.

It allows teachers to work fulltime in a US school for up to 5 years with the same salary scale as US teachers.

Benefits of the program

You will:

  1. live and work in the USA legally for up to 5 years
  2. be paid on the same salary scale as US teachers.
  3. be able to bring your dependents to USA as well and they can work/study, too.
  4. be a highly demanded global teacher.

We embrace cultural exchange

  • Public diplomacy
  • Mutual understanding
  • Diversity
  • New cultures
  • Lifelong friendships
  • New perspectives
  • World peace

 

Program Timeline

February 1st: Applications open

June 14th: Applications close

July 15th – August 15th: U.S. arrival dates

August – May: U.S. school year

What to expect?

Approximate monthly expenses in USA.

  • Automobile – $350 – $650
  • Housing – $400 – $1,000
  • Utilities – $100 – $175
  • Cell phone – $50 – $100
  • Food – $200 – $300
  • Clothing – $50 – $100
  • Travel/ Entertainment – $100 – $200

How it works?

Step 1: Application

Step 2: Evaluation

Step 3: Placement

Step 4: Visa

Step 5: Pre-Departure

Step 6: Arrival

Available positions

There are opportunities to teach:

  • Primary school
  • Maths
  • Science
  • World languages (Chinese, Spanish, ESL)
  • Special education
  • Art
  • Music

Zero agency fees

  • No application fee!
  • No program fee!
  • No job placement fee!

*** Prior to your arrival to USA, you will only pay your visa fee, flight ticket, health insurance and translation/notarization of your documentation.

    Eligibility

    • Education qualification equivalent to a USA bachelor’s degree
    • Two years full-time teaching experience after date of Bachelor’s Degree
    • Advanced proficiency in oral and written English
    • Credential evaluation from an approved USA agency
    • You must also satisfy the certification requirements of the state you will work.

    Required Documents

    • Professional Profile Picture
    • Professional References from Administrators
    • Passport
    • Criminal Record Check
    • Diplomas and Transcripts
    • Certified Translation of any Required Documents

    We make it safe and easy for you

    Professional support to match best teachers and schools

    Legal Assistance through J1 Visa Sponsorship and the Visa Process

    Travel Assistance to the USA and Local Community

    Home country and arrival orientations

    Housing Assistance

    Banking Assistance

    Health Insurance Aid

    Assistance for US Teaching License

    Professional Development

    7/24  Emergency support