TIPS FOR GETTING A JOB TEACHING ENGLISH IN GERMANY
Education: BA/BS is 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: 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: $850 - $1,500
Visas: Work Visa is generally sponsored by the employer
Average Monthly Pay: $1200 - $2,500
Start –up cost: $1200 - $2,500
Potential to save or break-even: Break-even
Accommodation Benefits: Sometimes can be availed
Fight Reimbursements: Rare
TEACHING ENGLISH IN GERMANY
Teach English in Germany is an excellent opportunity to learn the German language. And you can explore more about the german culture, people and country.
Native English speakers are always in demand to teach in Germany. The selection process is relatively simple. In fact in terms of qualifications, all you need is a TEFL Certificate and be a native English-speaker.
You just don’t need any previous teaching experience or be educated to degree standard either.
There are plenty of opportunities for teaching English in Germany’s state schools and universities, the best vacancies are usually found in business English and adult teaching. Due to the high standard of language teaching in the state schools, many parents are looking for private tutoring for their children, and you can expect to earn up to $30 an hour by teaching privately.