Professional Teaching Program Application

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China Dates
Schools are hiring for start dates in late January with 5 and 10 month contracts available.

5-month contracts (late January to late June) or (late August to late January)
10-month contracts available (late January until late January with about 2 months off in the summer) or (late August until late June). 

For the Term in the box above, choose the timeframe that you would prefer to start your position (either Fall or Spring - Summer not available for China) keeping in mind that the school prefers to hire those who have availability to start in the fall. After your application is submitted, we can talk to you further about your availability for length of contract.                     
Taiwan Dates
Schools are hiring for 6 and 12 month contracts with semesters beginning in January and in July.  

For the Term in the box above, please choose either Spring (starting in January) or Fall (starting in July) as your start date.

After your application is submitted, we can talk to you further about your availability for length of contract.                     
Thailand Dates
The school hires for a 1 year contract from May-May.  If interested in applying for Thailand, please choose summer as your Term in the box above.                                               
                     
Applicant Information:
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Education:
Foreign Travel in the Last Ten Years:
Medical and Criminal History:


If you answered yes to either of the two questions above, please print and complete the supplementary Medical Recommendation form. You can email this form after you submit your application to proteaching@ilp.org



Resume:
Personal Essay:
Please type and attach your essay. Essay should not exceed one single-spaced page and should address the following:
  1. Describe how your family, academic, and employment background has prepared you to teach children.
  2. Describe any experiences you've had working with children and/or non-native English speakers.
  3. Explain why you are interested in participating in the program and what you feel you can contribute to the school that employs you. 
References: You must contact all three references listed below and ask them to submit the provided forms before you can move on to your interview. 
Please contact an employer you have worked for in the last two years and send them the electronic reference form provided below. The Professional Program Representative will be notified when your reference submits their electronic form. *Keep in mind that you cannot move onto the interview until the Professional Program Representative has contacted you to let you know that your reference has submitted their electronic form. This is a confidential letter of reference to ILP. Family members may not complete references. References submitted by the applicant will not be accepted.*
*Here's a link to the electronic form that you will need to send to your reference to fill out and submit. You cannot schedule an interview until this form is submitted: Employment Reference Form


Please contact a pastor, bishop, priest, minister, mentor, coach or a second employer (someone who knows you well enough to address your character) and send them the electronic reference form provided below. The Professional Program Representative will be notified when your reference submits their electronic form. *Keep in mind that you cannot move onto the interview until the Professional Program Representative has contacted you to let you know that your reference has submitted their electronic form. This is a confidential letter of reference to ILP. Family members may not complete references. References submitted by the applicant will not be accepted.*
*Here's a link to the electronic form that you will need to send to your references to fill out and submit. You cannot schedule an interview until this form is submitted: Character Reference Form



Please contact your most recent professor and send them the electronic reference form provided below. The Professional Program Representative will be notified when your reference submits their electronic form. *Keep in mind that you cannot move onto the interview until the Professional Program Representative has contacted you to let you know that your reference has submitted their electronic form. This is a confidential letter of reference to ILP. Family members may not complete references. References submitted by the applicant will not be accepted.*
*Here's a link to the electronic form that you will need to send to your references to fill out and submit. You cannot schedule an interview until this form is submitted: Academic Reference Form
Chinese Required Documents:

To be considered for a position in China, you must have one of the following:

1. A Bachelor's degree in English or Education
-OR-
2. A Bachelor's degree in any emphasis along with either a TEFL/TESOL certification or 2 years teaching experience.

A copy of the following items are requested.  Please make a scan and upload the file below. 
Information Release:
I understand that the information provided herein will be sent to ILP-licensed schools for employment purposes.