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Teaching English in Hungary

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  • Education: 
    BA/BS is required
  • TEFL Certification: 
    A minimum of 150 Hrs TESOL Foundation Certification required. A 300 or 450 Hrs’ Advanced/Diploma in TEFL/TESOL course in Hungary gives you an edge
  • Peak Hiring Months: 
    Beginning of September or October and January
  • Types of jobs: 
    Public Schools, Private language schools and some tutoring
  • Typical Hiring Process: 
    Most schools prefer an interview over Skype or telephone
  • Average teaching hours per week: 
    20-30 hours of classroom as well as exam preparation time
  • Types of Students: 
    School children,Business professionals and Private students
  • Cost of Living per month: 
    500 - 800 USD
  • Visas: 
    Work Visa is generally sponsored by the employer
  • Average Monthly Pay: 
    700 - 900 USD
  • Start – up cost: 
    600 - 900 USD
  • Potential to save or break-even: 
  • Accommodation Benefits: 
    Sometimes can be availed
  • Flight Reimbursements: 
Teaching English in Hungary

Assuming you are making arrangements for a teaching career, your new teaching venture begins in Hungary. You will discover most teaching opportunities in worldwide schools, private language schools, schools and colleges.

In Hungary the academic year begins toward the start of September and ends in June. In any case, teachers can be recruited all year. The top recruiting periods typically fall in September and January.

To teach English in Hungary, you will initially have to have a Bachelor's degree. Most language schools likewise can request a globally perceived certification in EFL/ESL teaching courses in Hungary.

The average salary for a language teacher can be about 700 to 900 USD and is higher at the school or university level.