A Guide to Teaching in Croatia

Going to teach in Croatia will be an amazing experience. Local people know learning English will help them enhance career prospects and gain employment in the tourism industry which is a major recruiter. There are now TEFL schools throughout the country which recruit international teachers during summer and all year round in places like Zagreb and Dubrovnik.

To stand a good chance of gaining employment we recommend having a recognised TEFL/TESOL certification, learning some local phrases, networking with language schools and also advertising your services locally. You can also browse local newspapers, the local yellow pages or get in touch with the British Council office in Zagreb who will be able to provide a list of local language schools and useful contacts in the country.


TEFL Courses in Croatia

One of the best ways to get a teaching job is to take a TEFL certification in Croatia. There are classroom TEFL courses available to book throughout the country where you will be trained by experienced staff and get to hands on tuition which is great if you have no previous experience.

These courses are an internationally recognized and accredited certification boosting your chances of getting a job teaching English in Croatia and worldwide. Most TEFL schools offer packages which include accommodation, training, a certification and they also organise excursions and activities.

TEFL companies usually have excellent links with recruiters and some offer guaranteed paid jobs on completion of a course.


Popular Places to Teach


Croatia really is one of the most beautiful destinations to teach English in Europe and most TEFL jobs in Croatia can be found in the country’s capital Zagreb, this is the largest city in the country. There are also more places you might want to consider teaching including Dubrovnik, Karlovac, Split and Varazdin.


Salary for Teaching in Croatia

Wages are not as high as in some European countries like France, Spain, Hungary and the Czech Republic but this is as much about the experience than anything. The lifestyle in Croatia can counter balance any issues with wages.


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