Live, Work & Travel in Taiwan

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Shane English School – A chain of schools in Taipei and elsewhere around the island.

Move to Taiwan – A guide to living and teaching English in Taiwan.

Employment in Taiwan

Employers, Agencies & Placement Services

BigByte Learning Institute – Hard working, enthusiastic, team orientated teachers are sought for their six branches located in the Daan and Tian Mu areas.

Gloria English School – Founded in 1978, GES employs over 450 staff in 18 branches throughout Taoyuan County.

Gram English Center – English learning for adults and children.

John Dewey International Education Consultants Ltd – ESL job listings around the Taiwan.

Kang Chiao Bilingual School – Fill in the online application to apply.

Kang Ning English School – A private English school established in Taiwan in 1986 in Zhudong, Hsinchu County. Kang Ning has two departments, the Language Department, with mainly elementary and secondary school students, and the Kindergarten Department with 3 to 6 years olds.

Kingruei Enterprises – This agency looks for patient native speakers who like children and can commit for at least one year.

KOJEN English Language Schools – With 20 schools across Taiwan, Kojen has the largest adult English programme and one of the largest children’s programmes in Taiwan.

Schoolhouse Language Center – Over 20 branches throughout central and southern Taiwan, Schoolhouse offers an employment opportunity for college graduates who are outgoing, enjoy being around children, and who want to experience the thrill of life abroad. Application is available through their website.

Shane English School – A chain of schools in Taipei and elsewhere around the island.

Uncle Sam American School – Uncle Sam Language Classes and Uncle Sam Preschool are two divisions of Uncle Sam American School (USAS) which hires native speaking English teachers to teach English to Taiwanese children.

Employment Resources in Taiwan

Advice & Useful Sites for Finding Work

American Institute in Taiwan – A non profit, private corporation representing US interests in Taiwan.

Bamboo Butterfly – A blog focusing mostly on Rhonda Mix’s time in Taiwan as an English teacher and writer. She also sells a guide to teaching in Taiwan for $3.99.

English in Taiwan – A guide to living and teaching in Taiwan, along with employment classifieds.

Move to Taiwan – A guide to living and teaching English in Taiwan.

Teach Taiwan – Job lisitngs site. – Articles and job lisitngs for teaching in Taiwan.

Gap Year & Voluntary Work in Taiwan

Unpaid Positions & Adventure

Homey Hostel Taipei – Offers accommodation in exchange for three hours’ work a day, seven days a week, for a minimum of one month.

WWOOF Taiwan – Volunteer on an organic farm in the other China.

Living in Taiwan

Real Estate and Resources for Staying Long Term

Ah-Taiwan – Life in Formosa.

An Expatriate in Taiwan – An American expatriate shares his thoughts on life, language, food, and culture in Taiwan.

Forumosa – Well used English language discussion boards for living in Taiwan.

Taiwanease – Making life in Taiwan easy through forums, articles and classifieds.

The View From Taiwan – Michael Turton’s Commentary from Taichung.

Travelling in Taiwan

Accommodation & Getting Around

Travel in Taiwan Monthly – Magazine.

Other Useful Taiwanese Websites

Culture, News…

Taipei Times – English language newspaper.

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