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Teaching English in Scandinavia an option?
mindcandy
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Hey all.
Im heading over to Europe in May and was hoping to land a job teaching english.
Im Australian but have an EU passport so i figure that should help. But Every where I look online foir teaching jobs I see companies require TEFL or CELTA. I dont Have either but have been working as a teacher in Japan for the past 3 years.
So I was wondering if anyone here could give some advice about whetehr or not i could expect to find a decent job somewhere. I ideally want to work in Helsinki or Stockholm since i have friends and rellies there and in Estonia, but I cant realy find any info on availability there. Is there any market for english teachers in these countries? If anyone could point me in the right direction or give me any info as to what the conditions/salaries/etc are like it would be appreciated.

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Have you tried Berlitz?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Well your experience should definately help, probably more so than a certificate with no experience.  But I don’t think Scandinavia is a very good choice.  Fins and Swedes beging learning second, third, and even fourth languages before they finish high school, english being mandatory. 

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No.  This does not go.  All the countries provide language training to immigrants through established ïnstitutions to people with educations for teaching languages to immigrants.  There is a 2-4  education for everything, from shop clerk on down , or up.