The schools we work with provide the most lucrative compensation packages in the industry. Live great and save extra money!

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Great schools nationwide with options for Professional, Experienced and beginner teachers in almost every subject!

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Outstanding Support

A personal placement consultant as your sole point of contact through the whole process.

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TEFL Certification

Study in-class or get your on-line certification for FREE from Teaching Nomad!

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Get TEFL/TESOL Certified for a Great Teaching Job!

Your first move needs to be deciding which Course is right for you. Online or Classroom...

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120 On-line Course - *FREE*

*Buy the course today and if you take a job through Teaching Nomad
we'll refund the cost (minus $10 USD admin fee) once you complete 
90 days at your school. Sign up with code "TEFLPRO" and
tell your consultant you plan to get reimbursed!
  • Fastest way to get certified
  • Can complete the course anywhere
  • Good for people with previous teaching experience
  • Utilizes same curriculum as the classroom course
  • Full support of TN for job placement

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120 HR Classroom based course in Shanghai

Get actual experience teaching and learn from those that have done it. Even if you've
never stepped foot in the classroom, this course will have you ready to go in 4 weeks!
Job placement is guaranteed* for those that meet the qualifications.
  • Great for beginner teachers or those without an formal training
  • Enjoy complimentary weekend activites and tour of Shanghai
  • Get direct feedback from experienced teachers
  • "Try out" teaching before committing to a year long contract
  • Be eligible for jobs that can't accept an on-line certification
  • Course taught by experienced foreign teachers in a real school in Shanghai
  • Full support of TN for job placement
  • Contact Ginger, info below, regarding guaranteed job placement

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Want some help deciding which is best for you? Contact our director of teacher training, Ginger de Ridder at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call the office directly  +86 21 3319 9715 (8am - 5pm China time).


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Teaching Nomad is your connection to teaching in Asia & The Middle East! We are a western owned and operated teacher placement agency with offices in Denver & Shanghai. We take a lot of pride in connecting teachers with great teaching opportunities.


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   1660 S.Albion St. Suite 911, Denver,CO USA

 (+86) 21 8031 8819

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