Information for Educators

We believe the best conceived plans need exceptional leaders to execute them.

Teaching Staff

Our unique learning environment requires that teachers possess extensive knowledge in their subject area and excel in the use of contemporary teaching methods. It has taken over 20 years of travelling and teaching to summon together the finest teachers for our programs. MEI select staff based on their academic knowledge, travel experience, and most importantly their passion for teaching young adults.

As a testament to how the MEI experience impacts students, many of our alumni return as faculty members after completing their university degrees. They return, wanting to give back what they received as students. Students and parents will have an opportunity to meet the staff and teachers at a pre-departure meeting held before each trip begins.

Positions Available

Teachers have an opportunity to teach in a unique and interactive environment when teaching overseas. MEI programs are designed and operated by teachers with the intention of making this educational experience rejuvenating and energizing for teachers and students alike. We are looking to fill two types of positions:

Teaching Assistant


  • Qualified to teach Intermediate and Senior subjects
  • Two years of teaching experience in a course that MEI offers, along with professional references. See the courses we offer here.
  • Travel experience

Job Description

  • Student evaluation and aiding in lectures
  • Aiding students with studying, essay writing etc.
  • Chaperoning excursions with students
  • Completion of report cards and anecdotal comments

Lead Teacher


  • Teaching experience with international education programs
  • Qualified to teach Intermediate and Senior subjects with at least 5 years experience teaching a minimum of one subject that MEI offers. See the courses we offer here.
  • Travel experience in the location(s) where the course(s) will be conducted

Job Description

  • Participation in the curriculum design with MEI staff
  • Conduct class lectures and lessons
  • Chaperoning excursions with students
  • Completion of report cards and anecdotal comments

How to apply to teach on a summer or semester program

  1. Submit the online application below.

    Once reviewed, we will contact you for an initial phone conversation. This will be a way to talk about your skills and learn more about the programs that would best suit you.

  2. RSVP to an information meeting.

    Attending an Info Meeting is a requirement for all teachers that live in or near our meeting territories. Be sure to check the “applying teacher” box.

    If you do not live in or near one of our meeting territories, please call our office to speak to one of our teachers from 9:00AM–4:00PM EST

  3. Attend an information meeting.

    While there, please complete the teacher attendance form and introduce yourself to the presenters.

  4. Join us for a one-on-one interview.

    After the info meeting, if MEI feels like the right fit for you, please email us to confirm at world@meiacademy.com.

    Once reviewed, we will send you an email inviting you to attend an interview session. The location and time will be specified in our email.