Teaching English in Taiwan

Teaching English in TaiwanTeach English in Taipei

Frequently Asked Questions – Updated July 2017

Where is Taiwan!?

What are the main teaching options in Taiwan?

How will I be paid?

How much will I be paid?

Do I have to teach in the city? Where are most schools located?

How early can I apply?

How late can I apply?

Can I apply even though I haven't yet received my diploma?

I can come to Taiwan immediately. How soon can I arrive?

Can I pay off student loans on my salary?

What is the cost of living in Taiwan?

Will I have health insurance?

Am I provided with housing?

Where can I find housing in Taiwan?

Can I apply for my visa to come to Taiwan before I have secured a teaching placement?

Do you place couples in Taiwan?

How much vacation/holiday time will I have?

How is the food? Will I like it?

Is my flight to Taiwan paid for or at my own expense?

How much are flights to Taiwan?

How will I be able to obtain my working visa?

I've heard there are legality issues concerning working in Taiwan. Do you have more information on this?

Can I break my contract?

How will I pay taxes as an American citizen abroad?

What is the tax rate in Taiwan?

Where can I find more information about teaching and Taiwan in general?

There are so many things to think about! Where do I start?

What happens when I arrive at the airport?

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