For New Applicants

1. On-line Application

Applicants are required to go through a three-stage online application procedure. Please note that we evaluate applications at each stage, inviting only successful applicants to advance. Incomplete applications, or those that contain spelling or grammatical errors, will be rejected.

1st stage:

Applicants will be asked to fill out the following pieces of information:
Step 1General Information
Step 2Qualification Check
Step 3Education BackgroundDegrees
Step 4TEFL/TESL/TESOL Certificates
Step 5Teaching Credentials
Step 6Teaching Experience
* Please complete steps 1 - 6 in one sitting.

2nd stage:

Applicants will be asked to fill out the following pieces of information:
Step 1Westgate Program
Step 2Other Working Experience Besides Teaching
Step 3Language/Visa Related Information/Comments
Step 4Pre-Interview Questions
* Please note that applicants will be provided with a login ID and password so that they can complete the form in sections ordered as above.

3rd stage:

Applicants are required to confirm 1st- and 2nd-stage information, fill out specified sections, and send application materials. Please note that 3rd-stage applicants need not follow the written order of the sections:

  1. Westgate Program
    Applicants must confirm or update 2nd-stage information regarding the programs/positions that they would like to be considered for.

  2. Information Check
    Applicants must confirm the information that was submitted at the 1st and 2nd stages. It is possible to update or add some information.

  3. References
    Three professional references are required (references submitted directly through applicants will not be counted). Applicants will be asked to provide the following information for each referee:
    • The name of company/school (required)
    • The name and title (required)
    • E-mail address (required)
    • Fax number (optional)
    • Phone number (optional)
    We accept references — not restricted to teaching jobs — from employers/supervisors/teachers at previous work places/schools. References from your kin, friends, or students will not be accepted. In addition, we must receive at least one reference from each applicant's current or most recent EFL- or ESL-related teaching job. Our database system will automatically email questionnaires to the referees once the required information is submitted.

  4. Materials Required
    Applicants must send the following application materials. Submitted application materials will be kept confidential and will not be returned.
    • A digital photo image at high resolution or Six 3.5cm x 4.5cm actual photos
    • A hard/digital copy of resume/CV
    • A photocopy/digital image of University diploma(s)
    • A photocopy/digital image of transcript/academic record/diploma supplement for university degree(s)
      (This can be submitted later than other materials if time is needed to obtain it. If your university does not issue such documents, please consult with us when you reach the 3rd stage.)
    • A photocopy/digital image of EFL/ESL certificate or any teaching credentials
    • A photocopy/digital image of passport (valid through the employment contract)
    • A photocopy/digital image of residence card (if applicable)
    • A photocopy/digital image of visa (if applicable)
    • A photocopy/digital image of re-entry permit (if applicable)
  5. Check List Prior to the Interview

2. Interview

After we receive all of the application materials and references, we will review them and contact those applicants we would like to interview. Interviews will be conducted over Skype or phone.


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