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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

Travel Preparation

  • Find accommodation
  • Organize documents for visa/work permits
  • Provide pre-departure and packing tip

Abroad Support

  • Comprehensive 4-day orientation
  • Fully prepared curriculum
  • Continual support from our team
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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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Teaching in China is the new frontier for teach and travel opportunities. Its 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.

We offer full-time positions with competitive salaries in over 75 schools ranging from kindergarten to highschool. With regular working hours and weekends off, you will have plenty of time to explore your beautiful surroundings.

Apply now to speak with our teach & travel experts and start choosing from a variety of placement options.
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Nervous about teaching?

Get a subsidized Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certificate. While this is not an official requirement to work legally in Thailand as a teacher, TEFL graduates express that the course was extremely beneficial, providing them with confidence in the classroom.

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