Can i have a teaching job with just an english degree?

I dont have an education/teaching degree, can i still teach english on some grade level?

Asked By: mmafan923 - 6/23/2009
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As a TEFL teacher abroad, most certainly. You should also get a TEFL Certificate as well for most jobs.
Answered By: Joe - 6/27/2009
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you'll be able to supply teach only. But, get your education degree on top of that, then you're on your way to a full time position!
Answered By: rona - 6/23/2009
Yes, maybe home study or tutorial for Koreans to learn English. As for the formal educational system, no as a regular teacher. There are qualifications you need to satisfy. And the supply of degree holders with licenses, as well as masterals is aplenty... More
Answered By: realtorjude - 6/23/2009
If your area has a shortage of English teachers, the district might allow a school to hire you on a conditional/temporary basis that requires you to take certification courses at your own expense during the time you teach. As long as you pursue your credentials/certification, you are probably okay for renewal of... More
Answered By: donkey hotay - 6/23/2009
I have never heard of being able to teach English without a degree in Education. I don't think a school district would hire anyone without an Ed. degree unless they were in a dire shortage of English teachers. If this is what you want to do, go back to school and pursure Education, or try out Teach for America... More
Answered By: Kate - 6/23/2009
you need a certification. look at the local college and see if they have a MAT program. you can get certified through that with a degree in something other than education.
Answered By: catwoman1316 - 6/23/2009
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