This is probably your first stop after arrival and your gateway to a lot of teaching opportunities as there are plenty of schools and language centers. Finding a job in the biggest city in the country is probably easier than anywhere else, and KL offers much more than just a steady job.
If you’re looking for a bit more adventure, this Asian city is for you. It’s modern in some ways, but quite the opposite in others. It can probably be described as a well-balanced mix of modern and traditional. Skyscrapers versus old mosques, shiny shopping malls, and crowded local markets, it’s all there waiting for you.
Living and teaching in this place will give you two for the price of one. You’ll get to enjoy living on a small island, yet have the convenience of being very close to the mainland and everything else you want to see in Malaysia.
It’s a colorful town where many nationalities live together. Colonial buildings, endless patterned floor tiles, and of course the one ingredient that will have you wonder whether you’re on holiday or actually living here; palm trees.
It is also home to schools, lots of them! Finding a job isn’t going to be hard for qualified teachers, and with salaries ranging around $1,000-$1,400 a month, there will be some funds left to explore the surrounding areas in your free time.
This city in the Noth-West of Malaysia is the perfect spot for those looking for peaceful surroundings. It neighbors the well-known tourist destination Cameron Highlands and is a frequently visited scenic spot. Many people visit the area on a weekend retreat, but why not just live in this tranquil environment when you have the chance to?
From tutoring to teaching in public schools, there is definitely a demand for English learning in Ipoh. Salaries are generally around $1,500, which leaves plenty left to discover and experience your new neighborhood to the fullest.