At a Glance: Teaching English in Poland
One of Poland's best features is its bucolic countryside, where horse-drawn carts still bring in the harvest to small villages skirting primeval forests. But there is no lack of culture in Poland either, whose historically-rich cities have produced such notables as Copernicus, Marie Curie, and Chopin.
|Monthly Salary*:||1,500 - 4,500 PLN|
|Accommodations:||Usually included or allowance given|
|Health Care:||Usually included|
|Teaching Hours per Week:||20 - 35|
|Typical Contract Length:||One year or less|
|Typical Start Month(s):||September or January|
|Application Timeline:||2 - 3 months|
|Private Tutoring per Hour:||25 - 55 PLN|
|Income Tax††:||18 - 32%|
|Cost of Living**:||Cost of a Big Mac = 9.10 PLN|
As of 05-24-2013
1.00 CAD = 3.16 PLN
10.00 PLN = 3.16 CAD
|Ability to Save:||Low|
|Minimum Requirements:||Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate and Bachelor's Degree|
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A city risen from the ashes, Warsaw is an intriguing mix of the historic and the modern. The capital of Poland continues to grow and flourish, a testament of the Polish drive to succeed. Between the golden sand of its Baltic coastal beaches in the North and the rocky crags of the Tatras in the South, Poland is a country that caters to individuals of all personalities.
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 Poland 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.