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Looking to move from NZ to teach or work - Anyone have experience or advice to provide?

Post by Blucky » Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:18 pm

So I've recently taken a trip through southeast Asia and have decided I need to come back to spend some more time here.

I'm looking at options I have to earn money while being here, and have heard of TEFL and IELTS. Which of these is the better option, and how hard is it to get a job once I have the qualification?

Are there any other common jobs which would pay a decent amount of money?

Currently have a uni degree and solid job, but looking to make a change from my 9-5.

Any help is appreciated!

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Re: Looking to move from NZ to teach or work - Anyone have experience or advice to provide?

Post by frank lee bent » Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:29 pm

CELTA is the best regarded. with a degree you may get a decent job.
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Post by phuketrichard » Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:47 pm

decent meaning $10-12/hour
always some school hiring.
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Post by frank lee bent » Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:28 pm

nah, ppl with degrees can make over 2k a month
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Post by Barang chgout » Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:51 pm

....can make....

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Re: Looking to move from NZ to teach or work - Anyone have experience or advice to provide?

Post by Blucky » Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:13 pm

Thanks for the info guys, will look into CELTA.
I have a degree in Property, so not sure how applicable it would be in Cambodia. Might work if I speak a bit of khmer?

Was aiming for around the 20+usd/hr mark. Is this attainable?
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Re: Looking to move from NZ to teach or work - Anyone have experience or advice to provide?

Post by Kammekor » Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:46 pm

Blucky wrote:
Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:13 pm
Thanks for the info guys, will look into CELTA.
I have a degree in Property, so not sure how applicable it would be in Cambodia. Might work if I speak a bit of khmer?

Was aiming for around the 20+usd/hr mark. Is this attainable?
No.

I could tell all kind of stories painting the shades of grey, but for a new arrival without special qualifications and without a contract before arriving a 20+ USD / hour salary would be really exceptional.
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Re: Looking to move from NZ to teach or work - Anyone have experience or advice to provide?

Post by Blucky » Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:26 am

Always worth a shot, eh.

Is there much advantage doing CELTA over TEFL?
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Post by frank lee bent » Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:26 am

yes. what degree you have does not matter.
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Re: Looking to move from NZ to teach or work - Anyone have experience or advice to provide?

Post by phuketrichard » Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:28 am

only way u will make that kind of $$ is to be hired by an international school out of country. ($2, 500-3,000/month)
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