At a Glance: Teaching English in Egypt
Egypt awards some of the best-paid ESL teaching positions in North Africa, and with over 7 million residents in Cairo alone there are many opportunities for ESL teachers.
|Monthly Salary*:||3,300 - 8,000 EGP|
|Accommodations:||Sometimes included or allowance may be given|
|Airfare:||Reimbursement (full or partial) sometimes given|
|Health Care:||Usually included|
|Teaching Hours per Week:||20 - 40|
|Typical Contract Length:||One year preferred; short-term may be available|
|Typical Start Month(s):||September, or year round|
|Application Timeline:||1 - 3 months|
|Private Tutoring per Hour:||100 - 250 EGP|
|Income Tax††:||0 - 20%|
|Cost of Living**:||Cost of a Big Mac = 15.5 EGP|
As of 05-25-2013
1.00 CAD = 6.75 EGP
10.00 EGP = 1.48 CAD
|Ability to Save:||Moderate|
|Minimum Requirements:||Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate and Bachelor's Degree|
Other Middle East Countries:
In 5th Century BCE, Herodotus wrote, 'Nowhere are there so many marvelous things'. The Sphinx, Nile, pyramids at Giza, Karnak Temple, and Valley of the Kings are just a few of the wonders from one of the world's oldest cultures. For over 70 centuries, Egypt has contributed to the history of the world.
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 Egypt 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.