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WISE Abroad specializes in offering exciting and affordable life-changing
opportunities for native English speakers to teach English and
live in Costa Rica,
Taiwan. If you are
open to having an experience that offers the following benefits,
then this program is right for you: satisfaction in helping others;
gain broad perspectives of world views; learn about
international cultures; gain unforgettable experiences while traveling and seeing exotic sites;
make lifelong friends abroad; earn priceless work experience that strengthens your resume;
enhance your self-confidence and personal skills; and most
importantly discover your self.
- Guaranteed paid teaching
placement prior to departure
Salaries in Taiwan may range from $1000 to $2000 US per month,
and salaries in China may range from $400 to $800, while salaries in Costa Rica may range from $600 to $900 for
full time commitments, which range between 25 to 40 hours
- Housing Arrangements
The language agencies we partner with will sometimes cover
housing expenses for their English instructors, but in all
cases WISE Abroad's Country Director will assist you with finding
clean, comfortable and affordable accommodations. Should your
accommodations not be arranged upon arrival, WISE Abroad will
pre-arrange temporary housing for you at your
own expense. Your teaching salary should be enough to cover
your housing and other living expenses in Costa Rica, China, and Taiwan.
Airport pick-up and transfer
WISE Abroad's Country Director will pick you up in Taipei,
Beijing or San Jose.
Placements may be offered in Taipei, or other cities or
towns in Taiwan, and placements in China will be in Beijing, while the placements in Costa Rica will
most likely be in San Jose.
- Visa Assistance
WISE Abroad and our partners in Taiwan, China or Costa Rica will assist you in
obtaining your visa to work and live abroad although
visa issuances depend on the country's government policies and
laws. We will do everything possible to assist with
the visa process.
- Emergency Medical Insurance/Teacher ID Card
Some of our partners provide health insurance during your
stay in Costa Rica, China,and Taiwan. However, WISE Abroad will assist you
with obtaining affordable basic accident and sickness insurance for
international travel, as well as travel discounts. (Please see
Insurance). WISE Abroad highly recommends additional traveler's
- Cultural Kit
WISE Abroad will provide you with useful information to prepare you for your
teaching experience and discovery abroad.
If you wish to receive a certification from the school in
Taiwan, China or Costa Rica that certifies your professional teaching experience
abroad, our partners will supply the necessary
- Good command of the English language (Chinese or Spanish knowledge
is helpful but NOT required)
- At least a bachelor's degree in any discipline
with a GPA of 2.25 or higher (College Juniors and Seniors
may be considered)
- Enjoy leading groups and teaching children or adults
- Willing to embrace foreign cultures and live abroad
- Committed and responsible to full-term teaching assignments/placements
Placements are dependent on the availability of teaching
assignments, school's needs, and your qualifications. We will make every
effort to meet your requests and match you with our partners.
How Do I Apply?
WISE Abroad encourages you to apply. Application
process, requirements, and dealines are printed directly on the application, which is available online.
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