Israel is well-known throughout the world for its Biblical landmarks and religious history. Modern Israeli culture is a blend between ancient Hebrew beliefs and the current influences of business, art, dance, and music. Many Israelis are fairly well versed in the English language due to its inclusion in the public education system and the popularity of American media. While there is a very small ESL market, ESL teachers may find the job search easier once in country.
Requirements : Bachelor Degree and The Canadian College of Linguistics’ TEFL/TESOL Certification Typical Contract : Six months or one year Peak Hiring Season : Year round Teaching Hours/Week : 20 – 30 Monthly Salary* : 3,500 – 14,000 ILS Private Tutoring : 70 – 120 ILS/hr Cost of Living : Cost of a Big Mac = 14.9 ILS Income Tax : 10 – 46% Accommodations : Usually included Airfare : Seldom included Health Care : Always included Holidays : Usually paid Visa : Employer assisted