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TESOL Jobs In Saudi Arabia

TESOL Jobs in Saudi Arabia

Job Market

Saudi Arabia offers a diverse TESOL market. Teachers can apply for private ESL school, public school, and university positions. Most positions are obtained via recruitment agencies that operate in Canada, the USA, and the UK.

Teachers must hold a minimum of a BA degree in Education, TESOL, English or a related field plus advanced TESOL certification with Practicum (Such as TESL Canada or Trinity CertTESOL). The job market is very competitive, as many applicants have an MA degree in Education or a related field, plus years of teaching experience.


Saudi Arabia offers plenty of high-paying TESOL jobs. Teachers earn US$30,000 to $55,000 plus luxury accommodation, airfare, and other benefits.

Minimum requirements

BA (Education or related field preferred) + 120-hour TESOL Certificate with Practicum (TESL Canada or Trinity CertTESOL recommended)
Must be either a native speaker from the USA, Canada, the UK, or Ireland OR have an established proficiency score and citizenship of an Arab country that has visa agreement with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Two or more years of teaching experience