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 GREECE
Want to discover the cradle of western civilization and philosophy? Athens is waiting for you. Greece is rich full of architectural history and natural beauty, with breathtaking islands. It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, Teaching English in Greece will always be a popular destinationfor any one.
There are hundreds of private language schools scattered throughout the country, with a concentration of schools in Athens and Crete. To get a teaching job at one of these private schools typically requires a Bachelor’s degree and a TEFL certificate. Job openings for English teachers in Greece are advertised year-round, starting most often from mid-August to October. There are lots of private language schools who are also look to hire in January. Non-EU citizens will need a visa in order to teach in Greece. EU nationals will have an easier time finding teaching jobs in Greece.