Teachers who go to the United Arab Emirates are highly qualified and have two or more years of teaching experience, but most of them lack experience and training in the ESL field. A professional TESOL certification that offers comprehensive training in grammar, phonology, and methodology is highly recommended.
A large number of experienced teachers go to the UAE every year to teach English and other subjects. Most teachers hold a MA degree in Education, teaching license, or related qualification, plus years of experience teaching at public schools in the United States or Canada. Few of them have any experience teaching English and most lack proper TESOL training, which is crucial for learning to teach English using the latest and most effective methods in Communicative Language Teaching.