• info@jobseekersinternational.net
  • 876 906 3654
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  • 876 329 3355

J-1 Professional Teacher Application Form

Title (required): Last Name (required):
First Name (required):
Middle Name (required):
Marital Status:
Address (required):
E-mail Address (required):
Contact #1 (required):
Contact #2 (required):
D.O.B.
Current Age:
Nationality:
Gender:
Skype ID (required):
Passport #:
Passport Expiration Date:
Passport Issue Date:
Tax Registration Number #:
Number of Dependent (s):
Upload Your Resume/CV (required)
Upload Your Passport Information Page
Upload Your Passport Size Picture
Upload Your Background Check Report
Upload Your Diploma/Degree
Upload Your Foreign Education Evaluation
Upload Your Employment Letter of Reference
Next of Kin/Emergency Contact Name:
Next of Kin/Emergency Contact Address:
Next of Kin/Emergency Contact #:
Next of Kin/Emergency Contact Email Address:
Next of Kin/Emergency Contact Relation:
Which school year are you applying for?
Do you have a BSc in Education? (required)
If you answered no, what is your Bachelor degree in? (required)
Are you qualified to teach at the Primary or Secondary Level?
Which subject (s) are you qualified to teach?
Are you currently teaching? (required)
If yes, which subject (s) and level (s)?
Do you have a minimum of two (2) years full-time teaching experience? (required)
What is the total number of years that you have been teaching? (required)
What grades have you taught?
Is your current/past school willing to participate in the J-1 Professional Teacher Program?
Are you willing to sign a minimum two (2) year contract? (required)
Are you willing to leave Jamaica for your new post in July?
Have you ever been on a J-1 Program before?
If yes, state which program and when?
Have you ever travelled outside of Jamaica?
Have you ever visited the USA before?
Do you have any family and/or friends in the USA?
Have you ever been convicted of a crime?
If yes, please state the crime:
Do you have any serious illnesses and/or allergies?
If yes, please specify:
Give three references
First Reference Name:
First Reference Occupation:
First Reference Address:
First Reference Contact #:
First Reference Relation:
Second Reference Name:
Second Reference Occupation:
Second Reference Address:
Second Reference Contact #:
Second Reference Relation:
Third Reference Name:
Third Reference Occupation:
Third Reference Address:
Third Reference Contact #:
Third Reference Relation:
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Jobseekers International Placement Agency can get you there with ease through our straight forward and stress free process. Choose from our list of overseas employment partners and follow the step by step application process that will take you a step closer to an unforgettable life changing experience.

How do you qualify?

  • Meet the qualifications for teaching at the primary or secondary levels in schools in their country of nationality.
  • Have a degree equivalent to a U.S. Bachelor’s Degree in Education or the academic subject field in which they intend to teach.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years teaching or related professional experience.
  • Satisfy the teaching eligibility standards of the U.S. state in which he or she will teach, including any required criminal background checks.
  • Be of good reputation and character.
  • Agree to come to the U.S. as a full-time teacher of record in an accredited primary (including pre-kindergarten) or secondary school.
  • Be proficient in English. Teachers will be interviewed in English to assess verbal ability and comprehension.
  • Be working as a teacher at the time of application.

Step 1: Registration

  • Submit 1 passport size picture.
  • Submit a colour copy of your passport information page.
  • Submit a copy of your resume/cv with a smiling photo (see resume template below) for review of eligibility.
  • Submit a completed J-1 Professional Teacher Application Form for review of eligibility.
  • Once reviewed applicant will be notified via e-mail if they qualify.
  • Once applicant meets all the necessary requirements a confirmation e-mail will be sent along with additional registration documents to be completed.
  • Payment of Registration Fee of $2,500 JMD (non-refundable).
  • Payment of first deposit, due 1 week after payment of Registration fee (non-refundable)*.
  • Register for pre-screening interview with Sponsor. Instructions will be sent via e-mail.

Step 2: Job Selection

  • Create a Zoom account.
  • Complete interview with the respective School District.
  • Once successful, a Letter of Intent will be e-mailed to the applicant.
  • Payment of second deposit is due.
  • Complete interview with Campus Principal Panel for placement.
  • Once successful, an Offer Letter will be e-mailed to the applicant.
  • Payment of third and final deposit is due.

All outstanding documents must be submitted in order to complete the application process.

Step 3: Visa Application

  • Completion of US Visa Application form.
  • Pay for your US Visa.
  • Collect Visa appointment package.
  • Attend US Visa interview.

Step 4: Bon Voyage!

  • Make flight arrangements through Jobseekers International Placement Agency.
  • Start your program!!!!!!

Please note that all successful candidates must start their program by July.

For further information, you can contact us at:

3 Cargill Avenue, Shop #9

Kingston 10, Jamaica

876 906 3654/ 876 906 8633/ 876 329 3355

info@jobseekersinternational.net