Teach in Indonesia!

Teach in Indonesia!

The British Institute (TBI) is an English Language Training Center which was established in 1984. 
TBI's focus is to provide quality English language training delivered by qualified and experienced teachers with an added focus on teacher development. TBI has schools in major cities throughout Indonesia and we are currently recruiting centrally for the following locations:


  • Jakarta 
  • Bandung 
  • Bali 
  • Malang 
  • Surabaya 
  • Medan


We offer native speaker ESL teachers a superior employment package, exceptional professional career development, advancement opportunities and a first class professional working environment.

What we offer

1. Competitive Salary 

TBI teachers are very competitive and afford teachers a good standard of living. Salaries are generally higher than that of our local competitors and overtime are generous.


2. End of contract bonus 

Upon completing a 12 month contract, teachers at TBI receive a USD end of contract bonus.


3. Airfare contribution 

Teachers at TBI also receive a generous USD airfare contribution in each contract.


4. Re-signing contract bonus 

Any teacher signing an additional contract with TBI will receive a USD re-signing bonus.


5. Accommodation support 

TBI provides accommodation for newly arrived teachers and assistance in finding permanent accommodation after the initial setting in period.


6. Settling in loan 

All foreign teachers have the option of taking a settling in loan upon joining TBI and signing a 12 month contract.


7. Generous holiday entitlements 

TBI provides a very generous holiday entitlement and this allows teachers plenty of time to holiday and explore different parts of Indonesia and South East Asia. Teachers are given 20 flexible days of annua leave plus 2 additional weeks off that must be taken at the time of the Christmas and Eid school closure weeks. Indonesia also has up to 13 public holidays each year and teachers receive full pay on these days.


8. IELTS™ Examiner Training 

TBI also works with the British Council and many of our schools are registered centers and test venues for the official IELTS™ test. Suitably qualified TBI teachers are encouraged to become official IELTS™ examiners and all training is fully sponsored by TBI.


9. On-going development 

Teachers are continually encouraged to develop throughout their time with TBI. This involves bein placed in our Professional Teaching Standards System and on-going development also includes attending internal and external training workshops.


10. Support and sponsorship for further study 

Teachers without a CELTA or equivalent qualification who meet Indonesian education department requirements may be considered for contracts that include the CELTA course. 
Sponsorship on CELTA Young Learner extension (YL) and DELTA is also regularly offered to committed TBI teachers and TBI schools actively facilitate teachers joining these programmes. 

What we want
  • Native speaker and citizen from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, USA and UK only 
  • 28- 52 years old 
  • Three – five years teaching experience in the EFL industry 
  • ESL Teaching Certificate (CELTA or equivalent) 
  • A Bachelor's degree in an English discipline i.e. English Literature, English Linguistics or a Master in TESOL/TESL is an advantage 
  • Transcripts of degrees 
  • Original education certificates and transcripts are required 
  • Meets Indonesian government health requirements for foreign teachers 
  • A positive attitude about teaching and an interest in development 
  • Adaptable personality to cultural difference in South East Asia 
  • A willingness to integrate as part of a team 
  • High level of computer literacy

You need to have the requirements below:

English Level

AND one of the following sets to apply:

How to apply

Applicants should complete their cover letter and CV details and send to [email protected]


Conversely if you wish to send your application by mail please send to: 

TBI Recruitment 
Menara Kuningan, Annex Building Floor F-1 
Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Blok X-7, Kav. 5, Jakarta 12940, Indonesia


For more information about teaching positions at TBI and our programs please check our website at www.tbi.co.id/native-teacher

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