Teach English in Egypt

With a high demand for ESL teachers, Egypt offers the opportunity of a lifetime to live in this historic gateway to Africa and the Middle East.

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on pinterest

Earn a TEFL Certification to Teach English in Egypt

Earn an Ofqual Level 5 TEFL Certification

International TEFL Academy 170-Hour
Level 5 Online TEFL Certification

What to Know about Teaching English in Egypt

Employment Requirements


A university degree is not always required but preferred to teach English in Egypt.

TEFL Certification

A minimum of 120-hour TEFL certification is recommended.

Citizenship Requirements

Many employers prefer to hire citizens of recognized native English speaking countries.

Contract Hours and Terms

Types of Jobs

Mainly public schools, universities and private language schools

Teaching Hours

20-30 teaching hours and lesson preparation time

Contract Period

12 months

Income and Living Costs


$500 - $700 per month

Living Costs

$500 - $700 per month

Savings Potential

$500 - 1500 per month

Startup Cost



Typically not provided


Typically not provided

Getting Hired

Best Time to Apply

May - August

Hiring Process

Many employers conduct in-person interviews in Egypt. Some employers will interview


Some schools will arrange a work visa for qualified teachers.

Discover the Best Places to Teach English and Make Money

Travel And Earn.jpg
We’ll show you which locations offer the best opportunities to gain experience and make decent money as an ESL teacher.

Sign up below to receive our FREE GUIDE.
Scroll to Top