At a Glance: Teaching English in Oman
Teaching ESL in Oman is an opportunity to experience Islamic culture at its best. Oman has kept closely to its roots: ancient sites are meticulously restored, mountain villages still cling to canyon walls, and ancient Arabian values are observed - particularly that of hospitality.
|Monthly Salary*:||600 - 1,200 OMR|
|Accommodations:||Usually included or allowance given|
|Airfare:||Fully paid for or reimbursed|
|Teaching Hours per Week:||20 - 40|
|Typical Contract Length:||One year preferred; short-term may be available|
|Typical Start Month(s):||September/October|
|Application Timeline:||1 - 6 months|
|Private Tutoring per Hour:||5 - 15 OMR|
|Cost of Living**:||Cost of a Big Mac Not Available|
As of 05-19-2013
1.00 CAD = 0.375 OMR
1.000 OMR = 2.67 CAD
|Ability to Save:||High|
|Minimum Requirements:||Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate and Bachelor's Degree; Master's Degree preferred|
|Additional Notes:||Previous ESL teaching experience is preferred|
Other Middle East Countries:
Oman is known as being a peaceful nation. The landscape of Oman is extremely diverse, featuring mountains, deserts, seashores, and lush lowlands. The citizens of Oman are proud of their recent advancement from an underdeveloped nation to one where education and tourism are important industries.
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 Oman 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.