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Teaching English as a foreign language in NZ

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    Does anyone know if you could make a living doing this anywhere in New Zealand?

    I have an Arts Degree from UCD with a Major in English. However, I have not done any specific ''teacher training''. I understand I'd probably have to do one of those CELTA or TEFL courses for at least 4 weeks before I could teach.

    I had a friend in Australia who was a Law graduate with no teaching experience but then did her CELTA course and she taught English to foreign students in universities in Melbourne and she was making crazy money, like $70 per lecture or more.

    I'm planning to go to New Zealand in the coming weeks on a WHV but haven't yet decided what job I'll be looking for over there or what city to settle down in.

    I'd like to give the teaching a shot and just wanted to see if anyone could advise me on whether it's worthwhile in New Zealand?


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