Eligibility Requirements

Check below to see if you meet the basic eligibility requirements of the ITES Program:

  • Do you meet the qualifications for teaching at the primary or secondary level in your home country or country of residence?
  • Do you possess a degree equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree in either education or the academic subject to be taught?
  • Do you possess sufficient proficiency and command of the English language to participate effectively?
  • Do you have at least two years full time teaching experience? 
  • Are you of good reputation and character?
  • Do you agree to come to the U.S. temporarily as a full time teacher of record in an accredited primary or secondary (K-12) school?

If you meet the eligibility requirements listed above then we invite you to register your interest in our program by clicking HERE.


We encourage you to still register your interest in our program but please understand that our response may be delayed until we fully understand the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak. The US DoS has released some information HERE which may help answer some of your questions about the Exchange Visitor Program in general.  We will post updates as they become available. Thank you for your understanding and patience during these challenging times.


"ITES provides a friendly, efficient service and I would recommend them hands down. Thanks to them I am back in North Carolina teaching in a really unique school and loving every moment!"
Emily K. England

"Becoming part of ITES is a way to change, touch, teach, learn, and enlighten many lives. Yours. Your students. Your friends and families. Make a difference in someone's life. Start to change the world. Unite."
- Willdea P. Venezuela

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