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Teaching English Abroad

Teaching English in Jordan



  • Education: 
    Bachelor's Degree is not always required
  • TEFL Certification: 
    A minimum of 150 Hours’ TESOL Foundation
  • Types of Jobs: 
    Linguistic schools and Private tutoring
  • Average teaching hours per week: 
    25-30 hours of classroom & extra preparation time
  • Typical Hiring Process: 
    In person interviews mainly
  • Types of Students: 
    Adult language learners, Business professionals, school children in public and private schools
  • Cost of Living per month: 
    650 - 900 USD
  • Visas: 
    Limited schools will sponsor a work visa for qualified teachers. Some teachers work on a tourist visa extended
  • Average Monthly Pay: 
    700 - 1,200 USD
  • Start –up cost: 
    1,100 - 1,500 USD
  • Potential to save or Break-even: 
  • Accommodation Benefits: 
  • Fight Reimbursements: 
Teaching English in Jordan

English teachers who are facing fast development, a more modest job market awaits them in Jordan which is well known for its shocking remains of old locales like Petra and Jerash and their warm friendly nature along with the customary Bedouin culture. Arabic is the official language of Jordan; however, the nation has a long custom of using English for being under administration of Great Britain as a component of the League of Nations Mandates System that was basically until 1946.

The normal course of interview for first-time English teachers is by face to face interviews, upon their arrival in the country with candidates being responsible for their lodging and airfares. High wages are not on offer, but rather the minimal effort/expense of living permits English educators to have a comfortable lifestyle. It is normal for teachers to share accommodation with their associates. A regular work week involves 20-30 hours and leaves the educators with a lot of time to investigate the tremendous history and antiquated culture of the locale. Teachers regularly hope to bring in some additional earning through private tuitions.

Employment preference is given to those having a 4-year BA degree along with a certification in TEFL/TESOL course in Jordan. Major cities such as Amman usually have a concentration of most of the English teaching jobs.