Go where your impact is
Teach English. Reach lives. Make a difference.
Where We Serve
You can equip future leaders in amazing places as you teach at a university, K-12 school, or language center.
Teams work together to invest meaningfully on campuses and in local communities overseas. The optional Master’s+ program gives you even more ways to grow.
If you can see yourself in a bustling city or a small town in the tropical countryside, Cambodia has teaching opportunities for you. In Cambodia, you will join an established team that's been changing lives since 2000.
If you want to be part of a rich legacy, consider teaching in China! Since 1981, thousands of people like you have served over a million students.
If you're interested in local teacher training and want to serve in the Middle East, Iraq could be the place for you. You also have opportunities to teach in universities and language centers with this team that has called Iraq home since 2019.
If you want to study Arabic full-time, you might want to serve in Jordan! People like you have taught and studied with this team since 2015.
If you enjoy natural beauty and warm weather, you might enjoy teaching in Laos with a team that's served since 1996. If you have a background in education, you also have the incredible opportunity to train local teachers from extremely remote areas.
If you have a heart for refugees, you could teach elementary-aged refugee children in Lebanon. Think about joining this team that's served refugee families since 2015.
If you want to get off the beaten path (and enjoy cold weather and warm hospitality), the land of the blue sky might be the place for you. Since 1990, the demand for teachers like you has only grown in Mongolia.
If you want to build relationships over couscous and mint tea, you might want to teach in Morocco. You can serve in cities with ancient history or ocean views with this team that was established in 2016.
If Mediterranean cities or desert oasis towns appeal to you, opportunities abound in Tunisia. In Tunisia, you can join a team that's served in language centers and universities since 2015.
If you're interested in ancient, Celtic, Roman, Byzantine, Ecclesiastical, or Ottoman history, you might enjoy teaching in Turkey. Consider joining this team that's taught at top universities since 2014.
If you want to explore new opportunities, Uzbekistan might be the place for you! You can join our newest team, which launched in 2022/2023.
Why go long term
The value of committing to stay
Outside the Classroom
Building a life in your host country
Your schedule is strategically built to allow time for you to establish a healthy long-term balance and engage with local culture. This could include activities like:
Personal and Professional development
School clubs and English activities
What sets us apart
The ELIC Legacy
New teachers join a legacy built on over forty years of excellence in education. Throughout this history, ELIC has emphasized a few key elements.
Go With a Team
Living and working in community
ELIC recognizes the importance of a positive community that you can rely on. Our teams are a vital part of what makes it possible to thrive overseas long term.
Your team will be full of people who share your desire to live and work together while serving students, teachers, refugees, and neighbors.
Pursue Your Master’s
Make the most of your long-term program
Add Master’s+ to your Legacy program to enhance your personal and professional growth while you serve your overseas community.
Advance your career by working toward your master’s or PhD while you teach. ELIC partners with accredited universities to offer tuition discounts of up to 57% off select master’s programs.
Committed to Care
We’ll support you every step of the way
While you serve others, we serve you with cultural training, comprehensive medical insurance, and personal care designed to alleviate some of the challenges of cross-cultural living. Our emphasis on excellent member care is a distinctive priority for ELIC. When you are physically, spiritually, and emotionally healthy, you are better able to stay and care for those on your team and in your community.
Member Care Services
Supporting teachers from day one
How it Works
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