Taiwan's Ministry of Education to Recruit More Foreign English Teaching Talents in 2022
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To carry on with the success of recruiting foreign English teaching talents, the Ministry of Education (MOE) is opening 450 teaching positions in public schools to foreign English teaching talents in 2022, aiming to build an English-speaking environment for primary/secondary students, along with the enhancement of local teachers' English teaching skills.
This year, the applications for admission are carried out on a rolling basis and won't be closed until the vacancies are filled. Promising candidates will be notified to be interviewed. Foreign nationals who are dedicated to primary/secondary English education and meet the application requirements are welcome to apply online (https://tfetp.epa.ntnu.edu.tw/).
The implementation of the “Foreign English Teacher (FET) program” has started up in 2004. Each year, the Ministry of Education funds county (city) level governments by placing 81 foreign English teaching talents to local schools. In 2022, 450 more foreign English teaching talents will be introduced to the program, which will add up to a total number of 531 foreign English teaching talents be ready to use their talents for the student in primary/secondary schools over 22 counties and cities.
The MOE has authorized National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) and National Chung Cheng University (CCU) to organize education experts into the North Center and South Center who will provide assistance to foreign English teaching talents’ recruitment.
The program works with Local English Teaching Resource Centers and nearby universities to ensure the success of foreign English teaching talents’ teaching performance and cultural adaptation, as well as the collaboration between schools and foreign English teaching talents to create a win-win relationship.
The recruitment starts for 2022-2023 academic year has launched in January 1st, 2022. The MOE encourages foreigners who are passionate about English teaching and meet the required qualifications to apply online at https://tfetp.epa.ntnu.edu.tw/. Recommendations for potential candidates are also welcome. Please visit the website for detailed information.
Reference: Ministry of Education, https://english.moe.gov.tw/cp-117-27767-12434-1.html