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Teaching in the US-- visas?

Discussion in 'Teaching abroad' started by 108560s, Sep 28, 2015.

  1. 108560s

    108560s New commenter

    I know there are lots of posts about the US on this forum, but I haven't seen any about my oddly specific query: what visa category is used for teachers working at British schools in the US?

    I suppose I'm in a different situation than most-- I'm Canadian, and Canadian-trained, but I most recently taught for 2 years in a UK state school. My school tried to sponsor me to stay longer, but that fell through, so now I am scrambling to find a position.

    There are a couple of adverts for January at a well known international British school chain that shall go unnamed; I'm aware that these posts are very competitive but I'm thinking mid-year adverts will be less so? But I'm trying to find out if the visa situation will be a non-starter as I've just had months of headaches fruitlessly trying to procure a new visa for the UK...

    Any advice would be very much appreciated!
     
  2. pizza15

    pizza15 New commenter

    See me post "USA how do I do it?"
     
  3. loranp

    loranp New commenter

    I believe you have to be UK-trained and a UK citizen to qualify for the visa category that the chain you referred to usually uses.
     

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