If you are an expat or student moving to Germany with a good level of the English language, then you may have the opportunity and start teaching English in Germany. There are many residents in the country seeking to learn English and if you put some hours in, you can generate a decent salary. With that being said, if you have a job or studies you can opt for part-time teaching.
Apart from money, some nationalities earn a working visa for working in Germany, however, more often than not, it requires some time. In this blog, we will give you the key requirements and what is to be expected to start teaching English.
What is required?
- A working, student or working holiday VISA for expats coming from non-EU countries.
- With regards to qualifications, the more you have the more it is likely you are chosen for the job and the more you can charge.
- TEFL Certification is required for everyone. For those that do not possess the TEFL Certification, worry not as you can do it online or in the nearest TEFL Office. For more information about the TEFL Certificate, kindly visit international TEFL academy website.
What to expect?
- An average monthly salary of Euro 1000-2000.
- Best hiring months are September and January (in the beginning of the semesters)
- An average startup cost of Euro 2500 – 4000
- An average of 20-30 hours working per week. If you end up liking it, you can even opt for a full-time job as teaching.