At a Glance: Teaching English in Qatar
ESL teachers will have a great deal to enjoy in Qatar, from the sand dunes of Khor al-Adaid and fishing towns of Al-Khor, to the modern skyscape of Doha's corniche and the endless beaches of the Persian Gulf.
|Monthly Salary*:||5,500 - 13,000 QAR|
|Accommodations:||Usually included or allowance given|
|Airfare:||Reimbursement (full or partial) usually given|
|Teaching Hours per Week:||18 - 32|
|Typical Contract Length:||Minimum one year|
|Typical Start Month(s):||January/February, August/September, or year round|
|Application Timeline:||2 - 6 months|
|Private Tutoring per Hour:||100 - 350 QAR|
|Cost of Living**:||Cost of a Big Mac = 12 QAR|
As of 05-19-2013
1.00 CAD = 4 QAR
10 QAR = 2.82 CAD
|Ability to Save:||Very high|
|Minimum Requirements:||Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate, Bachelor's Degree, and Teaching Experience|
|Additional Notes:||Bachelor's Degree with provincial teaching credentials or Master's Degree and previous ESL teaching experience preferred|
Other Middle East Countries:
Human presence in Qatar can be traced back to pre-historic times. Today, Qatar's economy is soaring due the oil industry and its GDP is one of the best in the world. Tourism also plays a very large role in this small nation's economy.
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 Qatar 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.