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Teach English in Kenya

Jobs teaching English in Kenya are available for those with TEFL certification, university degrees and experience or volunteer opportunities are also available.

Find an English teaching job in Kenya

The Kenya government does not require English teachers to have a university degree, though certain schools may require it. It is possible to teach in private universities in Kenya with a university degree, TEFL certification and experience.

If you do not have these qualifications but are still interested in teaching English in Kenya there are lots of volunteer opportunities. Just be sure to go through a reputable organization. English teachers should be prepared for living in Kenyan culture and African conditions. Kenya has a history of speaking English, so English teachers might try to find a specialized sector, such as teaching business English or working in rural areas. Websites such as Idealist or Dave’s ESL cafe are other resources for those looking to teach English abroad.

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