Teach English in Dubai & the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Qualified English teachers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) can realistically expect to make $1,800 - $5,000 (or more) tax-free a month with benefits including airfare to and from the assignment, health insurance, and even furnished housing.
A minimum of a 4-year college degree (BA/BS) and a TEFL certification is typically required to teach English in the UAE. Many schools also require prior teaching experience and/or a Master's Degree.
Dubai, and Abu Dhabi receive a high number of English teaching inquiries due to the fact that Dubai, in particular, is known for its fantastic assortment of shopping, dining and other attractions (the 160 story Khalifa Tower and indoor ski slopes, for example), in addition to its cosmopolitan reputation as a center of trade, finance, and tourism.
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Because the UAE is considerably smaller than Saudi Arabia and a coveted destination for foreigner teachers, the job market is extremely competitive. Beginning TEFL teachers may find it difficult to be hired here, as most jobs will go to experienced teachers with advanced credentials. Those with lesser credentials should consider applying for positions less
Many schools and universities begin in August-September, so spring and summer tend to be excellent times to look for jobs, but job vacancies do open throughout the year.
Most teachers are interviewed and hired in advance from their country and have their visa processed before their departure
English teaching jobs for teaching English in the UAE are concentrated in the cities of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Al Ain and other large cities.