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USEH-Teach in USA

Overview of Teach USA Program

 

I t is a program offered to applicants who are interested to gain teaching experience in the USA .

Major Fields

 

  • Math, Physics, Biology, Chemistry

  • Education for Kids with Special Needs

  • Classroom teaching for grades kindergarten through 12 (No pre-K)

 

Program Duration

 

The program can last for as long as three years.

 

Monthly Stipend

 

The teacher’s income $30.000 or higher on yearly basis, depending on the contract offered by the hiring school. Generally, weekly hours are approximately 40 hours per week

 

Visa Process

 

Participation to the program is possible thru special category designed under J-1 visa and regulations of USCIS. Necessary assistance to obtain the J-1 (applying and obtaining the DS-2019 Form) will be provided by USEH International. To obtain the J-1 visa, each applicant must apply to the U.S. Consulate/Embassy individually. The ultimate decision to grant the J-1 visa is made by the U.S. Consulate/Embassy.

 

Health Insurance

 

Health insurance for the participant is provided as a part of the program and as requirement of the U.S. Government regulations for the program duration.

 

Housing

 

Usually the school provides housing options at the participant’s expense. If the school does not provide assistance for housing, USEH will provide the necessary assistance in finding temporary or permanent housing at the participant’s expense.

 

Orientation

 

Prior to leaving for the USA, each participant is obligated to attend a mandatory orientation seminar provided by USEH consultants. Several subjects are covered during the orientation, but the main topics are:

  • General information about the U.S., such as living conditions, life styles, cultural similarities & differences.

  • General information about the school and region or city

  • Performance and behavior expectations of the school/employer

  • Responsibilities as a teacher

 

Travel Arrangements

 

Program participants are responsible for their own airfare; however, USEH consultants determine the departure date in coordination with the school.

 

Ongoing Consultancy

 

USEH provides a continued advisory for the participants who are in the US and the host companies. The ongoing Teach USA program will be evaluated periodically and each participant and school will be asked to provide an evaluation.

 

New Application Requirements

 

  • TOEFL Score with 530

  • Advance fluency level of English which will be evaluated by USEH consultants in initial interview screening

  • Min Bs or BA Degree in the area of available placement positions

  • Proof of Teaching certification in his/her home country

  • Verification of at least 3 years of teaching experience

 

Application Process

 

  • Upon deciding to apply for the program, the applicant should present his/her resume to USEH and/or fill out the online application form at the USEH website.

  • If the applicant is found to be eligible for our programs, s/he is invited for an interview with USEH Consultants.

  • Applicants who pass the interview and evaluation are then invited to complete an official application.

  • To complete the official application, the applicant must submit the required documents, including the application fee, which is nonrefundable.

  • The placement process will begin for the official applicants, which will take 7-11 weeks under normal conditions.

  • Once the participant is secured a position, the offer letter, including the conditions such as hours per week, stipend, etc., will be provided to the participant for review and signature.

  • In addition to the placement agreement (between the participant and the school), teacher will be asked to sign an agreement with USEH. This agreement will outline the responsibilities and duties of both parties, the teacher & USEH. USEH will not take further responsibility for any participant who violates the agreement conditions during the program.