Swat Teachers Program for the USA

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be of good reputation and character
  • Have a Degree equivalent to a U.S. Bachelor’s Degree in either Education or relevant Field
  • Have a minimum of 2 years teaching or related prefessional experience
  • Be proficient in English using the following minimum benchmarks:


                                     TOEFL – 84 Overall
                                     IELTS – Band 6 or Higher
                                     PTE Academic – 55 Overal

Be working as a teacher at the time of application, or

  • Meet the qualifications for teaching in his or her home country
  • Have at least 2 years of full time teaching experience in the past eight years
  • Have completed an advanced degree within 12 months of application


Full Placement Fees

  • 1-12 Months $2800 $/year after 12 Months: $1250 Registration Fee $40

Self Placement Fees

  • 1-12 Months $1800 $/year after 12 Months: $1250 Registration Fee $40

Application Process

Application Requirements

  • Send Email to swatinfo@swatltd.com
  • Passport
  • 2 Reference Letters written within the last 12 months
  • One (1) Letter from a school administrator on official letterhead, where the participant taught full time that acknowledges they are willing to take part in a cross-cultural activity (i.e.virtual exchange)
  • A copy of a degree equivalent to a U.S. Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proof of qualification to teach in home country (i.e. licenses/certificates with English Translation)
  • A Foreign Credential Evaluation (FCE)


Benefits of the program

  • Receive 1-3 Year J-1 Teacher Visa with optional 2 Years extension
  • Engage in 2 Cross Cultural Acitivities Per Year where you share your culture with others
  • Teachers can expect to earn the same salary as their american counterparts ranging from $35-50k USD/year
  • Teachers can travel with dependents (children under 21 and spouce)
  • Spouse can apply for an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) that grants them permission to work while on a J-2 visa

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