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Teaching English in Dubai, UAE



Population: 1,492,000   Capital: Dubai   Currency: Arab Emirates Dirham

Languages: Arabic as well as English, Hindi/Urdu, Malayalam, and Tamil

More Information on Dubai: Dubai is one of the seven Emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It offers a modern city with a large mixture of cultures and nationalities.


Teachers Needed in Dubai, UAE

Dubai is seeing an increase in tourism and Western and European inhabitants with new constructions projects such as The Palms and The World which are custom, man made islands featuring luxury homes. This, along with the progression into the information technology industries, has created a need for English teachers.

In recent years UAE has seen huge influx of expats in the country and every year migrants are drawn towards this part of the world to work in several sectors. Since UAE is a non-native English speaking country, the demand for learning and teaching English is at peak.

If you want to teach English in UAE, then you have plenty of opportunities waiting for you with high growth prospects. UAE jobs are usually highly paid, especially when you are employed in schools that follow U.S and U.K patterns. The average salary ranges between 8,000 and 11,000 AED, and the average cost of living is 1,000- 1,500 AED. Vacation time is not paid while health care and accommodations are usually provided with teaching positions.

To teach English in UAE you require an internationally recognized global TESOL certificate. The certification can be earned from Global TESOL College by pursuing either on-site or off-site. TESOL courses exclusively designed to train the teachers with practical teaching methods and completion of the course entitles you to teach English in any of your preferred foreign locations.

To teach English in UAE, it is always better to gather prior knowledge about their culture and norms. Income in UAE is usually tax haven, so you can save higher compared to any other country in the world. Global TESOL College has unique placement cell that helps you to grab your teaching job in your preferred foreign country.

The average salary is 8,000 - 11,000 AED, the average cost of living is 1,000- 1,500 AED, and vacation time is not paid. Accommodations and health care is typically provided with teaching positions. For more information about teaching in Dubai and becoming an overseas English teacher contact Global Tesol.



University Degree and Global TESOL College Certificate

Monthly Salary:

8,000 – 11,000 AED

Typical Contract:

One year

High Hiring Season:

All year round

Teaching Hours/Week:


Private Tutoring:

300-500 AED





Health Care:

Sometimes Included


Rarely paid


Very Difficult; Employer Assisted

Income Tax:

No Income Tax

Exchange rate:

$ 1 CAN =  3.6 AED

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