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Looking to move to Switzerland

Hey guys, I'm entertaining the thought of moving to Switzerland for anywhere from 3 - 6 months. I really don't know much about living there then some info from friends and stuff I've found online.

I'm 28 and am looking to move sometime around January (after I graduate school). I was looking to possibly teach English as a second language, or maybe au pair, but I am open for suggestions/recommendation as well.

So...any info or help from you guys on the matter would be great.

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Do you have language teaching qualifications? It's an important consideration. Good luck!
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Re: Looking to move to Switzerland

Welcome Shrimp !

You'll find a lot of information here so have a good look and then, if you can't find what you need, post a question. I'm sure the members will be pleased to help you but do please search first.
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I don't yet, Argus, but I will be a certified teacher in December, and have access to the language teaching courses at my school. I will look into taking them

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Re: Looking to move to Switzerland

Are there any agencies, or companies I can look into that could steer me in the right direction?
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Re: Looking to move to Switzerland

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I don't yet, Argus, but I will be a certified teacher in December, and have access to the language teaching courses at my school. I will look into taking them

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You will need a CELTA certificate to teach English to adults. I don't want to dent your enthusiasm but I suspect you will find the competition with EU TEFL teachers a bit tough.
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Re: Looking to move to Switzerland

yeah there have been alot of things denting my enthusiasm, what other options are there?
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yeah there have been alot of things denting my enthusiasm, what other options are there?
If you have a teaching qualification - maybe an International school?
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Re: Looking to move to Switzerland

I will have an elementary and special ed degree, I dont know if they will be enough to teach at an international school...I will look into it though.

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okay so the international schools i contacted were looking for bilingual teachers...sorry to keep bumping this but any other suggestions?
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Re: Looking to move to Switzerland

http://www.englishforum.ch/jobs/1144...h-teacher.html

one of our member here is in need of English teacher. .

here is their web site also.. http://www.awewa.ch

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http://www.englishforum.ch/jobs/1138...tion-baar.html

here's another one..
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