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: $900 - $1,200
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 ITALY
Italy - rich in culture traditions and history is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. From the magnificent art and architecture of Rome, to the lush landscapes and panoramas of the countryside, one could easily spend a lifetime in Italy.
Teaching English gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in this mesmerizing region the way that most tourists can only dream about. Teachers remain in demand in Italy year round, and living and working in this fascinating destination can easily become a reality.
To Teach English in Italy you just need a TESOL/TEFL certificate. A bachelor’s degree is not absolutely necessary. The teachers are usually responsible for arranging the visa process themselves.