Country info and advice - Lebanon
Your questions answered about teaching English in Lebanon, from teachers who have been there and done it!
The general consensus from our survey answers seems to be yes.
It depends on the school.
That depends. Some people have a work visa, some don’t. As long as you are a native speaker and have some sort of English related degree you can find a job.
If you are a foreigner then you need a work and residency permit but most institutions will acquire that for you.
In the cities, especially Beirut. In the cities. Several language centres have branches outside the city.
Through the internet, but don’t be surprised at the lack of response. Contact the schools and centres directly. Take your CV, hire a car for the day and go door to door. Post ads in local papers.
The average from survey responses is 15-20 USD an hour.
25 hours a week is normal, with both daytime and evening classes.
Yes, by advertising locally.
|a cup of coffee||3 USD|
|a beer||3 USD|
|a cinema ticket||10 USD|
|a meal in an average restaurant||20-30 USD|
|a taxi ride in Beirut||1.50 USD|
|a month’s rent||In Beirut, up to 600 USD for a private partment, half that for shared accommodation.|
100% of respondents in our survey thought that the cost of living in Lebanon is high or quite high compared to salary.
It’s possible to install at home, but the connection is not always reliable.
Schools will help find accommodation. Some even provide it as part of the package.
If your advice is about a specific school, please post it in our forum
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