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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.

*** As part of a full application to ITES, you will be required to have your foreign education credentials evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services NACES to determine their US equivalency. We recommend using SPANTRAN because they offer all ITES applicants a discounted rate for the Course Analysis Report (course-by-course). Click here to learn more.


"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