Which countries are currently hiring international teachers amid COVID-19?

Last updated January 4, 2021

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, many countries are not accepting foreign travelers or workers. Therefore, schools in these countries are prioritizing hiring locals instead.

However, we can expect that as some countries manage to control COVID-19, they will ease their restrictions. At the same time, if schools are able to find qualified local candidates, it is likely they will hire those candidates ahead of international teachers.

Some schools are hiring international teachers but allowing them to teach virtually from their home countries until it is safe to travel. Also, some countries will accept candidates from regions where COVID-19 has been contained, but not accept teachers from regions still seeing a high number of active cases.

One last thing to note: schools are already hiring for the next school year. While some countries are closed to international travelers or workers right now, schools are recruiting teachers now with the expectation they will be able to travel in time for the 2021 school year.

These countries are currently hiring international teachers on our job board: