At a Glance: Teaching English in Romania

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*:
1,250 - 4,200 RON
370 - 1,230 CAD (May 22, 2023)
Private Tutoring per Hour:
40 - 50 RON
11.75 - 14.75 CAD (May 22, 2023)
Income Tax††: 10%
Ability to Save per year: 0 - 780 CAD
Airfare: Rarely included
Accommodations: Sometimes included or allowance may be given
Health Care: Supplementary healthcare recommended
Holidays: Paid
Teaching Hours per Week: 18 - 25
Typical Contract Length: One year or less
Typical Start Month(s): September or January
Application Timeline: 1 - 6 months
Work Visa: EU citizenship preferred
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's Degree and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate

Other Eastern Europe Countries:

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

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 Job 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 1-888-227-6755, 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.