At a Glance: Teaching English in Slovakia

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 - 1,300 EUR
580 - 1,880 CAD (May 22, 2023)
Private Tutoring per Hour:
12 - 20 EUR
17.50 - 29.00 CAD (May 22, 2023)
Income Tax††: 19%
Ability to Save per year: 500 - 1,700 CAD
Airfare: Rarely included
Accommodations: Sometimes included or allowance may be given
Health Care: Usually included
Holidays: Usually 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: 1 - 3 months
Work Visa: EU citizenship preferred
Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma; Bachelor's Degree preferred and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate

Other Eastern Europe Countries:

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

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 Job 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 1-888-227-6755, 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.