Teaching English in Qatar: At a Glance

ESL teachers will have a great deal to enjoy in Qatar, from the sand dunes of Khor al-Adaid and fishing towns of Al-Khor, to the gleaming modern skyscape of Doha's Corniche and the endless beaches of the Persian Gulf.

Monthly Salary*:5,500 - 14,000 QAR
Accommodations:Usually included or allowance given
Airfare:Reimbursement (full or partial) usually given
Health Care:Included
Holidays:Usually paid
Teaching Hours per Week:18 - 25
Typical Contract Length:Minimum one year
Typical Start Month(s):January/February, August/September, or year round
Application Timeline:1 - 3 months
Private Tutoring per Hour:100 - 150 QAR
Income Tax††:0%
Cost of Living**:Cost of a Big Mac = 12 QAR
Exchange Rate:As of 11-22-2014
10 QAR = 2.75 USD
1.00 USD = 4 QAR
Ability to Save:Very high
Visa:Employer sponsors
Minimum Requirements:Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate, Bachelor's Degree, and Teaching Experience
Additional Notes:Bachelor's Degree with state teaching credentials or Master's Degree and previous ESL teaching experience preferred


Other Middle East Countries:

Egypt ~ Israel ~ Kuwait ~ Oman ~ Qatar ~ Saudi Arabia ~ United Arab Emirates

Human presence in Qatar can be traced back to pre-historic times. Today, Qatar's economy is soaring due to the oil industry and its GDP is one of the best in the world. Tourism also plays a very large role in this small nation's economy.

The combination of Oxford Seminars' internationally recognized TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certification and the  Graduate Placement Service included with the course makes teaching English abroad a reality.  Learn more about teaching English in Qatar and other opportunities teaching English abroad by calling 1-800-779-1779, or by attending an upcoming free Information Session in your area.

* Wages vary depending on the economy of the country.
** The Big Mac Index is a credible, reliable, third-party cost-of-living index created by The Economist. For comparison purposes, it lists the cost of an American Big Mac at $4.62.
† Exchange rates are subject to change. Check www.xe.com for current rates.
†† You will be paying income tax while teaching abroad, and the tax rate can change depending on how much money you earn.

Oxford Seminars makes every effort to keep our information as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, individual teaching positions and experiences may vary with job market conditions. Specific information listed cannot be guaranteed to be applicable when you are seeking employment teaching ESL in a specific country.

Note that certain positions require additional qualifications and credentials that are not negotiable due to specific country legislation.

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