TOP KEYS FOR GETTING A JOB TEACHING ENGLISH IN BULGARIA
Education: BA/BS is typically required
TEFL Certification: A minimum of 150 Hrs TESOL Foundation Certification required. 300 Hrs Advance TESOL or a 450 Hrs Diploma TESOL gives you an edge
Peak Hiring Months: September & January
Types of jobs: Foreign Language Schools, Private Students
Typical Hiring Process: Interview in person in Bulgaria and over the phone in advance
Average teaching hours per week: 20-30 hours of classroom & extra prep time
Types of Students: Business professionals, School children, Private students
Cost of Living per month: $650 - 950 USD
Visas: Work Visa is generally sponsored by the employer
Average Monthly Pay: $650 - $950 USD
Start –up cost: $1,000 - $1,450 USD
Potential to save or break-even: Break-even
Accommodation Benefits: Sometimes can be availed
Fight Reimbursements: Rare
TEACHING ENGLISH IN BULGARIA
Bulgaria is one among the foremost up and coming European destinations for TEFL teachers, this country has seen an enormous increase in demand for native English instructors in recent years. You can find teaching jobs during summer and every one year round in places like Varna and Sofia.
English teachers typically get hired all year round but September and January are possibly the best months. In Bulgaria schools will usually want you to work around 20-25 hours per week. And you can expect to make around $650 - $950 USD per month.
While teaching English in Bulgaria, you can explore its land, people, and culture, see the sights and taste the local cuisine, and make friends for a lifetime.