Known for its ancient history and multitude of pyramids and temples, Egypt is not only for explorers but is an amazing country to teach in.
Offering tax free salaries and low cost of accommodation, living and teaching in Egypt can be a profitable experience.
Currently most of the schools we work with are based in Cairo, so you would have plenty to do in your spare time like visiting mosques, fantastic shopping districts, and beautiful gardens.
- Capital - Cairo
- Population - 93.3 million
- Currency - Egyptian Pound
- Religion - Islam, Christianity
- Language - Egyptian Arabic
- Major Rivers - Nile
- 18 national holidays per year
Fun facts about Egypt
- Egypt is officially known as the Arab Republic of Egypt
- Mount Catherine is the highest mountain in Egypt, standing 2,629m high (8625 ft)
- The longest river in the world, the Nile, runs through Egypt
- To date, over 130 pyramids have been discovered in Egypt
Salary and benefits
Teaching salary in Egypt typically ranges from £18,000 to £25,000 per month, tax-free depending on experience and school type. Benefits usually include free accommodation, return flights, medical insurance and an end of contract bonus. The tax free salaries and school benefits mean teachers in Egypt can live comfortably and save money during their contract.
Requirements to teach in Egypt
- You must have a Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant subject.
- You are typically required to have 2 years of relevant teaching experience.
- You must be licenced and/or certified.
- You must be a fluent, native English speaker.
Working hours in Egypt
The working week starts on a Sunday and finishes on a Thursday, with Friday's and Saturdays being weekends.
About Egypt – the experience
With it's dynamic culture and thought-provoking history, Egypt is usually placed at the top of travelers' wish lists.
Egypt is best known for its rich cultural heritage, and is a place where beautiful beaches meet ancient ruins.
The history attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world; not only those wanting to explore the ancient attractions but also those who want to relax in the sun.
Food in Egypt
Egyptian cuisine is characterized by dishes such as Ful Medames, mashed fava beans; Koshari, a mixture of lentils, rice, pasta, and other ingredients; 'Molokheyya, chopped and cooked bush okra with garlic and coriander sauce; and Fetir Meshaltet.