Portugal is the western-most country in Europe and typically features the warmest temperatures on the continent. Because of the vast amount of shoreline, Portugal is a fantastic destination for water sport lovers. It also boasts a relatively inexpensive European experience. Like many European nations, teaching ESL in Portugal can be hard for ESL teachers planning to work without EU citizenship.
Requirements : Bachelor Degree and The Canadian College of Linguistics’ TEFL/TESOL Certificate Typical Contract : Nine months to ten months Peak Hiring Season : January or September Teaching Hours/Week : 40 Monthly Salary* : 800 – 1,600 EUR Private Tutoring : 10 – 25 EUR/hr Cost of Living : Cost of a Big Mac = 3.38 EUR Income Tax : 10.5 – 42% Accommodations : Sometimes included, only if on contract Airfare : Not included Health Care : Sometimes included Holidays : Always paid, only if on contract Visa : Preference is given to those holding an EU passport.