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2017 MoE Foreign English Teachers Programme (FET)

The Ministry of Education in Taiwan is recruiting qualified teachers for English-teaching positions at public schools in Taiwan. The FET programme, designed to facilitate immersion in the English language amongst pupils and to develop links between schools in English-speaking countries and Taiwan, offers a wide range of financial and other benefits to successful applicants.

These include a monthly salary, reimbursement of flight costs up to a certain amount, an accommodation stipend and selected health-care insurance. Teachers will also be entitled to annual leave, overtime pay and a possible performance bonus if conditions and standards are met.

Salary information is as follows:
Holders of doctoral degrees: NT$ 73,025 – 91,420 per month
Holders of Master's degrees: NT$ 69,965 – 86,820 per month
Holders of bachelor's degrees: NT$ 62,720 – 78,045 per month
The exact salary rate shall be determined according to the amount of teaching experience of each applicant.

Taiwan is a beautiful and welcoming island, with a diverse natural landscape, rich culture and heritage, friendly people, world-renowned cuisine and exceptional transport links. Education and language-learning are regarded extremely highly, reflected in the high quality of teaching and the good reputation of schools and universities in Taiwan. As such, the FET programme represents a superb opportunity for teachers searching for new and rewarding experiences.

To be eligible for the programme, applicants must be in possession of an undergraduate degree or higher from a recognised institution, be a certified teacher with at least one year's experience teaching at a public government school (or a registered private school within Taiwan) and have no criminal record. Initial teaching posts are for one academic year (August to the following July), with the possibility of renewal at the end of that period.

Applications for the FET programme must be submitted before the end of April each year. For further details, please see https://sites.google.com/site/foreignenglishteachersintaiwan/ or contact Lilian Huang at e-j221@mail.tpde.edu.tw or Alicia Huang at fetmoe@gmail.com.