Teach English in Germany

Germany is one of the best countries to live and work as an English in Europe, there is a facsinating history, open culture and also world famous festivals. It is easy to see why Germany is such a popular destination for TEFL teachers, it is a modern and progessive country with friendly and welcoming people. Apply to teach in Germany today.


Teaching, Language & TEFL Jobs in Germany

Guide to Teaching English in Germany

Teach English in Germany

Germany has the largest population in Europe and is a great place to live and work. When teaching here you will get to immerse yourself in the country, make new friends, sample the food and culture and also enjoy one of the best experiences of your life. There are opportunities for TEFL teachers all over Germany, you can choose from large cities to small towns and villages. Thinking about getting qualified in Germany? You might want to take an online TEFL course or another options is to search our TEFL courses in Europe.


Popular Places to Teach in Germany

Teaching Jobs in Germany

You can find TEFL jobs throughout the country, you stand a better chance of getting employment in the larger towns and cities:

  • Berlin
  • Munich
  • Stuttgart
  • Hamburg
  • Cologne
  • Frankfurt
  • Essen
  • Dortmund
  • Dusseldorf
  • Bremen


Where to Seek Employment

  • Language Schools
  • Private Language Academies
  • Businesses
  • Freelance / Private Lessons


Best Time to Apply

There is no best time to apply - year-round positions are available.


Salary for Teaching in Germany

Per month wages are around £800 - £1500 ($1,100 - $1,900) which is pretty good compared to other Europe English teaching destinations.


Cost of Living

The cost of living per month really depends on where you live, generally in the larger cities like Munich the prices for accommodation, food and going out are more. Expect to have around £500 - £800 (US$800 - $1000) of outgoings.



If you live in the EU you can enter and seek employment but outside you might need to be sponsored or apply independently. This can be arranged through an employer who will be able to help you with the paperwork and application.


What to Do in Your Spare Time

Germany TEFL

Germany shares borders with Austria, Denmark, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland and Switzerland. The location makes this an ideal country to explore the rest of Europe. You should definately try to experience Oktoberfest in Munich.


Germany TEFL Reviews

Have you ever taught in Germany? Would you like to share your experience and write a blog post for our website? Get in touch.

"I took an online TEFL course with the International TEFL Academy and am currently working as an English teacher in Berlin. I really love the experience of living and working abroad as a language teacher and would recommend it to anyone." - Tina Angok, USA



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