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: Beginning of September or October and January
Types of jobs: Public Schools, Private language schools and some tutoring
Typical Hiring Process: Most schools prefer an interview over skype or telephone
Average teaching hours per week: 20-30 hours of classroom as well as exam preparation time
Types of Students: School children,Business professionals and Private students
Cost of Living per month: $800 - $1,000
Visas: Work Visa is generally sponsored by the employer
Average Monthly Pay: $800 - $2,000
Start –up cost: $800 - $2,000
Potential to save or break-even: Break-even
Accommodation Benefits: Sometimes can be availed
Fight Reimbursements: Rare
TEACHING ENGLISH IN FRANCE
Teaching English in France is a great experience for those who wish to experience the French culture. France boasts a wealth of teaching roles! You will generally teach in Private Elementary & Secondary Schools, Private English Language Schools, Tutoring for the Workforce or can work as Teaching Assistant Programs. Most schools in France are looking for teachers in the first quarter of the year, advertising for teachers during the summer months. In France the academic year begins in September. So if you would like to work in a private English language school or as a business tutor, you can contact an employer any time throughout the year. You can also take advantage of offering private one to one tutoring; you’ll boost your income significantly!
Qualified teachers can expect to earn $800 - $2,000 per month, depending on their relevant skills and experience. Housing, travel, and accommodation are not generally included in salary packages..