At a Glance: Teaching English in the Czech Republic
Home to Prague, one of the most cultured cities in the world, the Czech Republic is perfect for ESL teachers who want to experience the pinnacle of music, architecture, and the arts. It is also excellent for its close proximity to so many attractions: medieval towns and castles, the caves and underground rivers of the Moravian Karst, or the rich vineyards of Moravia.
|Monthly Salary*:||13,000 - 20,000 CZK|
|Accommodations:||Sometimes included or allowance may be given|
|Teaching Hours per Week:||20 - 30|
|Typical Contract Length:||One year or less|
|Typical Start Month(s):||September|
|Application Timeline:||2 - 3 months|
|Private Tutoring per Hour:||200 - 400 CZK|
|Cost of Living**:||Cost of a Big Mac = 70.33 CZK|
As of 05-25-2013
1.00 CAD = 19.5 CZK
100.0 CZK = 5.14 CAD
|Ability to Save:||Low|
|Visa:||EU citizenship preferred|
|Minimum Requirements:||Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate and Bachelor's Degree|
Other Eastern Europe Countries:
With the Velvet Revolution more than two decades in the past, the Czech Republic is forging ahead in business and development, embracing its newfound democracy and emerging international exposure. The demand for ESL teachers remains constant.
The combination of Oxford Seminars' internationally recognized TESOL/TESL Certification and our Graduate Placement Service included with the course makes teaching English abroad a reality. Learn more about teaching English in Czech Republic and other opportunities teaching English abroad by calling 1-800-269-6719, or by attending an upcoming free Information Session in your area.
* Wages vary depending on the economy of the country.
** The Big Mac Index is a credible, reliable, third-party cost-of-living index created by The Economist. For comparison purposes, it lists the cost of a Canadian Big Mac at $4.73.
† Exchange rates are subject to change. Check www.xe.com for current rates.
†† Income tax rate is based on the amount of yearly income. Most TESOL/TESL instructors will be charged no more than the minimum percentage.
Oxford Seminars makes every effort to keep our information as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, individual teaching positions and experiences may vary with job market conditions. Specific information listed cannot be guaranteed to be applicable when you are seeking employment teaching ESL in a specific country.
Note that certain positions require additional qualifications and credentials that are not negotiable due to specific country legislation.