At a Glance: Teaching English in Poland

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*:
2,500 - 4,550 PLN
800 - 1,460 CAD (May 22, 2023)
Private Tutoring per Hour:
17 - 60 PLN
5.50 - 19.25 CAD (May 22, 2023)
Income Tax††: 17 - 32%
Ability to Save per year: 500 - 710 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 preferred; short-term may be available
Typical Start Month(s): August/September or January
Application Timeline: 2 - 4 months
Work Visa: EU citizenship preferred
Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma; Bachelor's Degree preferred and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate

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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 Job 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 1-888-227-6755, 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.