At a Glance: Teaching English in Romania
Pastoral villages, medieval castles, herds of sheep grazing the green foothills of the Carpathian Mountains: much of Romania feels like a country untouched by modernity. Romania is also known for its cities however, namely Bucharest and, of course, the famous region of Transylvania.
|Monthly Salary*:||1,100 - 2,200 RON|
|Health Care:||Supplementary healthcare recommended|
|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:||15 - 40 RON|
|Cost of Living**:||Cost of a Big Mac = 11.80 RON|
As of 05-21-2013
1.00 CAD = 3.29 RON
10.00 RON = 3.04 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:
Since its induction into the European Union, Romania has been enjoying some of its highest living standards since Communism, making it an attractive ESL teaching destination. Famous for being a country of contrasts (as well as the home of Dracula), history and modernism collide in every major city; the capital of Bucharest is no exception.
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 Romania 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.