FAQ: I Have a Criminal Record; Will This Affect My Ability to be Placed Overseas?

FAQ: Locating Employment Abroad

How does Oxford Seminars' Graduate Placement Service work?

What does the Oxford Seminars Graduate Placement Service include?

How specific can my location choice be?

In which countries does the Graduate Placement Service have contacts?

I want to teach in the European Union (EU). Do I need an EU passport?

What is the easiest way to start teaching in the European Union (EU)?

What counts as teaching experience?

Will my age affect my ability to be placed?

I am not a native speaker. Can I still teach ESL?

I do not have a university degree. Will this affect finding a teaching position abroad?

When do overseas schools usually hire?

I have a criminal record; will this affect my ability to be placed overseas?

I have a criminal record; will this affect my ability to be placed overseas?

  • A criminal record can affect your ability to find employment abroad.
    • A country may refuse you entry if you have been convicted of certain offenses.
    • A potential employer may decline your application if you have a criminal record.
    • It may be difficult to obtain a working visa abroad if you have a criminal record.
  • Check with the embassy of the country in which you are going. They will be able to give you more information about your particular circumstance.