At a Glance: Teaching English in the Czech Republic

At a Glance: Teaching English in the Czech Republic

Home to Prague, one of the most cultured cities in the world, the Czech Republic is perfect for ESL teachers who want to experience the pinnacle of music, architecture, and the arts. It is also excellent for its close proximity to so many attractions: medieval towns and castles, the caves and underground rivers of the Moravian Karst, or the rich vineyards of Moravia.

Living and Teaching in the Czech Republic
The Czech Republic: At a Glance
The Czech Republic: Living in the Czech Republic
The Czech Republic: Teaching in the Czech Republic
The Czech Republic: Financial Snapshot
Monthly Salary*:
13,200 - 42,000 CZK
830 - 2,630 CAD (May 22, 2023)
Private Tutoring per Hour:
200 - 600 CZK
12.50 - 37.50 CAD (May 22, 2023)
Income Tax††: 15%
Ability to Save per year: 500 - 3,130 CAD
Airfare: Rarely included
Accommodations: Rarely included
Health Care: Usually included
Holidays: Sometimes paid
Teaching Hours per Week: 20 - 30
Typical Contract Length: One year or less
Typical Start Month(s): September, January, or year round
Application Timeline: 1 - 3 months
Work Visa: EU citizenship preferred
Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma; Bachelor's Degree preferred and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate
Additional Notes: Some schools assist qualified teachers without an EU passport in securing a Živnostenský List (Zivno Business Visa) to teach on a freelance basis

Other Eastern Europe Countries:

Bulgaria ~ Czech Republic ~ Georgia ~ Hungary ~ Poland ~ Romania ~ Slovakia ~ Turkey

With the Velvet Revolution more than three decades in the past, the Czech Republic is forging ahead in business and development, embracing its newfound democracy and emerging international exposure. The demand for ESL teachers remains constant.

The combination of Oxford Seminars' internationally recognized TESOL/TESL Certification and our Job Placement Service included with the course makes teaching English abroad a reality. Learn more about teaching English in Czech Republic and other opportunities teaching English abroad by calling 1-888-227-6755, or by attending an upcoming free Information Session in your area.

* Wages vary depending on the economy of the country.
Exchange rates are subject to change. Check for current rates.
†† You will be paying income tax while teaching abroad, and the tax rate can change depending on how much money you earn.

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.