11 Insider Tips for Getting a Job Teaching English in The Czech Republic

By Britton Schaude

1. TEFL certification is key. The first thing you will need is a professional TEFL certification to be considered for an English teaching job in the Czech Republic.  You don't need to have prior teaching experience or a degree in education to teach in the Czech Republic, but a TEFL certification will provide you with the skills and qualification you need to get hired. International TEFL Academy offers a TEFL class in Prague, Czech Republic in addition to Online TEFL Classes & TEFL Classes in 25 locations worldwide.

2. Speak with an expert advisor at International TEFL Academy. Before you even decide if TEFL certification and teaching English in the Czech Republic is right for you, speak with an advisor to get all of your initial questions and concerns answered. They will be able to go over all of your options in regards to TEFL certification and teaching English in the Czech Republic. You can get in touch with an advisor by filling out a form to request a free brochure or by calling our offices at 773-634-9900.

Staff Q&A: Teaching English in the Czech Republic with ITA Advisor, Britton Schaude

Where are you from & what is your role at International TEFL Academy?

California-born, Minnesota-raised, Iowa-educated (Go Hawkeyes!), now working as an Admissions Advisor at ITA helping people to get TEFL certified and teach English abroad all around the world. 

Where did you teach English in Czech Republic & why did you choose to teach there?

I first learned of the idea of teaching English abroad in my first job out of college. I was so confused when my coworker told me one day that he taught English in Thailand – “Uhhh, you don’t speak Thai. That’s impossible!” He told me more about his time in Thailand and explained that you don’t need to know a foreign language to teach in other countries.

A Day In the Life of an ITA TEFL Student in Prague, Czech Republic

International TEFL Academy is proud to offer a world-class 4-week Prague TEFL course located in the heart of Prague, Czech Republic, one of the top job markets for teaching English in Europe.  Employing a state-of-the-art curriculum and taught by expert university-level instructors, this course is designed to provide you with the skills & qualification you need to succeed in teaching English abroad. This course is fun and you will learn a ton, but it is also very demanding and requires that you be prepared to meet the full-time demands of a rigorous university-level course.  To help you prepare for this course, we've put together a typical day in the life schedule to outline the daily grind and committment required. 

10 Dishes & Drinks to Try While Teaching English in Central Europe

By Erin Rydberg & Stéphane Le Mentec

Teaching English abroad has many perks. Embracing a new culture, speaking a new language, building friendships around the world… and FOOD. Let’s be honest, you are not going all this way to continue eating microwave mac & cheese. The world has great treats to offer and Central Europe is the perfect place to begin your culinary journey!

Staff Report: The Job Market for Teaching English in Prague, Czech Republic

International TEFL Academy Vice President, Ian Davis, recently returned from a visit to Prague, Czech Republic, where he and fellow ITA advisor, Cassie Wells (who took many of the great photos in this report!), attended the European Association for International Education Conference, one of the largest gatherings of international educators in the world.  During his visit to Prague, Ian met with language school directors and International TEFL Academy graduates currently teaching English in Czech Republic.

We're glad that Ian was able to take some time to report on his trip and share his observations. 

Czech it Out! Top 6 Reasons to Teach English in the Czech Republic

Which historic nation in the heart of Europe has one of the largest job markets for English teachers on the continent?  Where can you walk to work down a cobblestone street and eat lunch on the steps of a 16th-century castle?  Which European country offers a lower cost of living than most Western European nations and opportunities for Americans to obtain work permits to teach English?

It’s the Czech Republic and here are six great reasons to teach English in this beautiful nation in the center of Europe.

Teach English in Prague, City of a Thousand Spires

 


A city of both antique Bohemian and contemporary European charm, Prague begs a postcard from almost every angle. Throughout it's 1,100 year history, Prague has been a political, cultural and economic center of Europe. Contrasting neighboring destinations Warsaw and Berlin, Prague managed to survive the devastation of both World Wars largely unscathed. Tourists today have the chance to observe the city much as it was centuries ago, when Kafka roamed the streets of New Town and kings lived in the formidable castle atop Petrin Hill. An ever-changing combination of old and new, Prague promises to impress first-time visitors and frequent travelers alike. Teach English in Prague and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of one of the most beautiful cities in the world.