Lisbon Portugal

  Teaching English in Portugal

Teaching English in Portugal


10,148,259   Capital: Lisbon   Currency: Euro

Languages: Portuguese

More Information on Portugal: Portugal offers a warm mediterranean climate year round with great beaches, a relaxed attitude, and a good nightlife.

Portugal also offers historic castles, forts, and villages as well as rugged coastlines and nature reserves and has a full range of activities.


  Teachers Needed in Portugal

European countries always require English teachers for business, industry, and because of its world language status.

The average monthly salary is 700 - 1,000 EUR, the average monthly cost of living is 500 - 650 EUR, and vacation time is typically not paid. Accommodations are not provided but health care is with most teaching positions. For more information about teaching in Portugal and becoming an overseas English teacher contact Global Tesol.



University Degree and Global TESOL College Certificate

Monthly Salary:

725-1,000 EUR

Typical Contract:

Nine months to one year

High Hiring Season:

January, September

Teaching Hours/Week:


Private Tutoring:

20-30 EUR /hr


Usually not included


Usually not included

Health Care:



Usually not paid


Difficult for non-EU citizens; employer must prove teacher is expert in his/her field and that they are not taking position from the EU citizen. Employer must be willing to sponsor visa.

Income Tax:

10.5-42 %

Exchange rate:

$ 1 CAN = 0.73 EUR

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