For the past 4 years, I have lived and worked in China for 9 months of the year, working as a Native English Teacher.
The reasons for this being :-
This is why I sought work as a Native English Teacher in China that gave works for 9-10 months a year (and I could pick up 1 month in Winter, the and Summer, in Cebu, doing English Camps, if I wanted to).
I have signed up to a 5th year of Teaching in China - Hunan University in Changsha starting in September.
Whilst there is a chance of renewing Contracts, year after year until I reach the age of 66, to get my UK State Pension, I would like to consider if there was any chance in getting a job back in Telecommunications that will better utililise my 30+ years of experience, rather than being a fluent, native English speaking Teacher.
I have heard it is difficult to find jobs in Australia (and probably New Zealand also), if one is over the age of 50? I am now over the age of 60, so does that mean there is no chance of me working 'Down Under', regardless of my background and experience?
457 visas are capped at 45. I think there are other options; check the DIAC website: https://www.border.gov.au/
SkillSelect is an online service tha t helps Australia manage its skilled migration programme. It helps to ensure that the skilled migration programme is based on Australia's economic needs. It supports the government in managing who can apply for skilled migration, when they can apply and in what numbers. As a result, the time taken to process a visa application is significantly reduced.
I submitted an EOI on https://skillselect.gov.au/SKILLSELECT/ExpressionOfInterest/Applica...
But when I got to the next stage:-
You can apply for this visa if you meet the basic requirements. You must