Saudi Arabia is the largest country in the Middle East. The country is rich in both history and wealth, which is derived from its vast petroleum economy. Saudi Arabia also happens to be one of the most lucrative job markets for qualified English teachers.
American Language Academy, a private English language academy, headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina USA seeks highly qualified, experienced teachers interested in teaching an Intensive English Program (IEP) face-to-face in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The position offers good potential for career development and professional growth with a new dynamic fast-growing company. Candidate who is chosen to join […]
ESL Teacher (Female), Saudi Arabia. FROM 13000SAR (£2800 / $3300 per month) + Accom, Medical, Flights, Transport CVs to [email protected] m2r Education are looking for experienced female ESL teachers to deliver vocational programmes at campuses in Saudi Arabia. These roles are due to huge increases in student numbers. Opportunities exist for female native English speakers […]
KBR Saudi Limited Job Number. Job Code Issued Date Page OM&T 19-22 Aug 2019 Page 1 of 3 Title: English Teacher (Regional) SITE: STCs Reports To: Training Centre Chief Instructor (STC CI) Immediate Subordinates: No line management responsibilities Job # Job Code Location Primary Objectives and Functions: To deliver English Language Teaching at […]
Role Purpose § To promote and ensure quality teaching and effective learning of English § To support the wider aims of British Council and its cultural relations mission Function Overview Saudi Arabia is currently going through significant change with the provision of employment opportunities for Saudi nationals being at the centre of the […]
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What to Know about Teaching English in Saudi Arabia
A minimum university bachelor degree is required to teach English in Saudi Arabia. A Masters degree or higher as well as a major in Education or English is strongly preferred. Online degrees are almost always not accepted. Many positions require a teaching license or certificate from the teacher's home country, as well as a minimum of 2 years teaching experience at the appropriate grade level and subject.
Most employers require citizens of USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa. However, citizens of other countries who are fluent in English, satisfy the educational requirements and hold a TEFL certification can find job opportunities.
Contract Hours and Terms
Types of Jobs
International schools, vocational colleges
20-40 teaching hours and lesson preparation time, depending on type of employer
1-2 months in July/August, depending on type of employer and contract
Income and Living Costs
$1500 - $4500 per month (tax-free)
Varies by type of employer and one's teaching qualifications and experience
$700 - 1000 per month (with housing provided)
$800 - 1500 per month, depending on income
$1000 - 1500
Many employers provide housing or housing allowance to accommodate the teacher and any accompanying family members
Most employers provide roundtrip airfare for the teacher and any accompanying family members
Most employers cover health insurance for the teacher and may also cover accompanying family members
End of service (gratuity) payment is required by Saudi Arabian law and the payment you are entitled to upon completing your contract is calculated based on the contract terms and length of service.
Best Time to Apply
Year-round. Schools may start their hiring process several months in advance.
Interviews are held in advance over the phone and in some cases in-person via placement agencies. Teachers already based in UAE may be able to find work locally
Work visa sponsored by school
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