Teach English in Czechia

Known for the thousands of castles spread throughout the country, Czechia is a country rich in European history. Teachers can enjoy the Central European landscape while soaking up the vibrant culture and history.

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What to Know about Teaching English in Czech Republic

Employment Requirements


Bachelor Degree typically required. Not recommended for teachers with no degree

TEFL Certification

TEFL Certification required to teach English

Citizenship Requirements

Teachers from both native and non-native countries can find work in the Czech Republic

Contract Hours and Terms

Types of Jobs

Private internationals schools, language schools, public schools

Teaching Hours

20-30 teaching hours and lesson preparation time


Varies by employer

Contract Period

12 month contract

Income and Living Costs


$1,000 - $1,500 per month

Living Costs

$800 - $1,600 per month

Savings Potential


Startup Cost

$2,500 - $4,500


Typically not provided


Typically not provided

Getting Hired

Best Time to Apply

September and January for public schools. Year around for private language school

Hiring Process

Interviews and hiring are all done in person. Public schools may interview over the phone in advance


EU citizens can work legally in Czech Republic. Non-EU citizens can pay for a Zivno Business Visa. Most schools will not sponsor teachers for a standard work visa due to the expense and large amount of paperwork needed.

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