Teach English in Greece
Beaches, culture, friendly locals, history, ancient monuments and tasty cuisine - it is easy to see why Greece is such a popular destination to English teachers. You can find TEFL jobs on the mainland and also the spectacular Greek islands which is popular with internationals seeking summer positions.View jobs from TEFL recruiters in Greece and apply today.
Teaching, Language & TEFL Jobs in Greece
Guide to Teaching English in Greece
Teaching in Greece in an experience not to be missed! In Greece there are recruitment agencies operating which offer packages for English teachers, they have good links with schools throughout the country and offer placements for Greece TEFL course graduates. Having a TEFL courses gives you ahead start. Some schools offer a competative salary, health insurance and sometimes free accommodation.
The Greek economy has been really struggling in the past decade but there is still a need for English teachers to work here. Although the wages might not be as high as other countries in Europe, you will get to live in a historic and beautiful country. Athens is a good city to work, there are lots of language schools here but you also might want to consider Crete, Santorini or Corinth. Applying through an agency is an easy way to get on the employment ladder but always check past feedback and check for any hidden fees.
We recommend arriving before the school term starts which is around August time, this will give you the best chance to gain employment.
Salary for Teaching in Greece
Greece has been hit hard by a devastating recession in recent years and salaries a lot lower here than in similiar European TEFL destinations. You can earn around $500 - $1300 depening on the placement, some people choose to take extra work e.g. giving private lessons to gain extra income. Even with the low wages you should still be able to break even or actually make money.
Cost of Living
Greece has a very low cost of living and you should be able to cheap accommodation and also food, drinks and everyday assessories for a low price. We expect you should be able to live for below $500 per month.
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