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Connecting you with opportunities to teach English abroad and preparing you for travel.

Why choose StartSmart?

We are recruitment experts with over 20 years combined experience teaching and coordinating placements in Asia.

How can StartSmart help you?


Teaching Placement

  • Match you with a teaching position
  • Secure your placement location
  • Provide culture and language materials
  • Variety of locations and school types

Travel Preparation

  • Find accommodation
  • Organize documents for visa/work permits
  • Provide pre-departure and packing tip
  • Pre-paid or reimbursed flights

Abroad Support

  • Comprehensive 4-day orientation
  • Fully prepared curriculum
  • Continual support from our team
  • Airport pick-up
* StartSmart services provided may vary depending on the country you choose to teach & travel. Contact us for more details.
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Teaching overseas in Asia will provide an exceptional opportunity for personal growth and change.


Teaching in Thailand offers a great work/ life balance that provides you with a fully immersive experience of the culture and the country. On your days off, explore the rich history and natural beauty of your new home in Thailand.
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No Experience? No Problem!

Our partners at GoTEFL Thailand offer a unique way to get started in the Teach & Travel life. Over 4 weeks of intensive theory and 6 hours of classroom practice with assessment and feedback, you will learn the ropes of teaching English from TEFL experts while enjoying life in beautiful Chiang Mai, Thailand. Join the hundreds of GoTEFL grads teaching around the world. Apply now to join our program offering guaranteed jobs and subsidized course fees for successful applicants.
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Teaching in China is the new frontier for teach and travel opportunities. It's been only 30 years since China opened its doors to the West. Now, you have the opportunity to explore this ancient civilization first-hand.
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Don’t look back. We’ll help get you moving forward, teaching and travelling abroad.

Start teaching abroad.

StartSmart connects you with full time positions offering competitive local salaries in hundreds of schools. With new teaching opportunities in both public and private schools, from kindergarten to adults, we have a placement for everyone. Short term and long term contracts are available to best suit your individual Teach & Travel experience.

Apply now to speak with our Teach & Travel experts and start choosing from a variety of placement options.
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