At a Glance: Teaching English in Slovakia
Teaching English in Slovakia provides many great opportunities for TESOL/TESL certified ESL teachers. Slovakia is a country rich with folk tradition and history. It boasts a beautiful landscape littered with castles and wildlife as well as views of the breathtaking Carpathian Mountains.
|Monthly Salary*:||400-800 EUR|
|Accommodations:||Sometimes included or allowance may be given|
|Health Care:||Usually included|
|Teaching Hours per Week:||25 - 35|
|Typical Contract Length:||One year or less|
|Typical Start Month(s):||August/September|
|Application Timeline:||2 - 3 months|
|Private Tutoring per Hour:||10 - 35 EUR|
|Cost of Living**:||Cost of a Big Mac = 1.91 EUR|
As of 05-20-2013
1.00 CAD = 0.76 EUR
1.00 EUR = 1.32 CAD
|Ability to Save:||Low|
|Visa:||EU citizenship preferred|
|Minimum Requirements:||Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate and High School Diploma|
|Additional Notes:||Bachelor's Degree preferred|
Other Eastern Europe Countries:
Quaint and jovial with a rich cultural life, this area is sure to make your teaching experience very enjoyable. Slovakia is the country in which to teach if you are tired of the commercialism of the West. There is refreshingly little influence from the Western world, so your experience travelling in this country will be without the usual congestion of most European travel. With its well-maintained folk traditions, spectacular gothic architecture, and dynamic nightlife, Slovakia is an unparalleled and untouched teaching locale.
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 Slovakia 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.