Request a course-by-course credentials evaluation for teachers from one of the NACES member agencies. www.naces.org/members Our H-1B team recommends Foundation for International Services.
Optional: Research about applying for a US State Teaching License. It may be possible to apply from abroad in certain states: New Mexico, Arizona, and Georgia. Other states may issue temporary or “emergency” licenses for qualifying foreign teachers: Texas and Massachusetts. Please do your research and apply accordingly.
Prepare your documents: Passport. Transcripts. Diplomas. Certificates. All transcripts and diplomas should be in English or attached with a certified translation.
Prepare your resume and cover letter for schools to review.
Send your resume and cover letter to schools for a job offer or join our Job Placement Program to be connected to schools with job openings.
When you get a job offer, let us know! We will review your paperwork and start your visa application process with the indicated government agencies.
When we receive your Approval Notice, we will send it to you.
When you get your Approval Notice you will need to fill out the form: DS-160 online to make an appointment at the US Consulate Office/US Embassy. This is where you will get the visa stamp. When you get your passport back with the visa stamp, you are ready to travel to the US!