India is the gift of the wonderful river Ganges and a happy boon of the mighty Himalayas. English is one of the most significant languages in India and the demand of ESL teachers is exceptionally high. The ESL teachers in India can get placement in multiple institutes and schools. TEFL/TESOL trained English teachers are preferred by schools and institutes all around the country. The English teachers in India can get placement in private schools, public schools, international schools and language schools. The salaries for ESL teachers is not very high compared to some of the other Asian countries; however, it’s sufficient to lead a comfortable life in India. Teaching in India can be very rewarding when you realize how you helped change the lives of students from very humble backgrounds.
Requirements : Sometimes a Bachelor Degree and The Canadian College of Linguistics’ TEFL/TESOL Certification Typical Contract : One year Peak Hiring Season : Year round Teaching Hours/Week : 25 – 40 Monthly Salary* : 30,000 - 50,000 INR Private Tutoring : 400 – 1,000 INR/hr Cost of Living : Cost of a Big Mac = NA Income Tax : 0 – 30% Accommodations : Sometimes included Airfare : Sometimes included Health Care : Sometimes included Holidays : Paid Visa : Sometimes assisted