Our teachers work in state or parochial elementary or high schools in towns and cities throughout Hungary. Teachers work in conjunction with the Hungarian English staff, but most often are the sole teacher in a classroom of 15-20 students. Games, role-plays, music and discussions are some of the fun and challenging methods teachers use to encourage students to overcome shyness in speaking English.
Requirements & Qualifications
Our teachers must be citizens of a country with a teaching reciprocity agreement with Hungary: The US, Canada or an EU member state
-TEFL certificate required
-Bachelor’s degree required
-No teaching experience required
-Must be a citizen of US, UK or EU
Salary & Benefits
$600 per month for starting salary. (22-26 classroom hours per week)
Additional work experience will increase the monthly salary.
The pay may seem minimal, but besides the low cost of living, you are provided a private, fully-furnished apartment with utilities paid and national government medical insurance plus Hungarian income tax waived.
-Paid holidays: 2 weeks during Christmas, 1 week for Easter and 1 week for Fall Break
-Work visa and residence visa is covered
-Pets are eligible to come with teachers
The Central European Teaching Program is the largest provider of ESL teachers to Hungary. We serve over 100 schools throughout Hungary and have the full support of the Hungarian government.
We require a program fee as we have no other way to sustain our organization. For this fee you receive: All necessary documents to teach in Hungary, airport greeting, weeklong orientation in Budapest, teacher's salary, free furnished apartment with utilities and medical provided, 24/7 service of our wonderful Hungarian director, Hajni, who everyone's CETP Mom!