Saudi Arabia is widely known in the English teaching industry as one of the very best destinations for truly impressive TEFL jobs. Teachers are treated exceptionally well and the benefits packages offered are usually second to none. High salaries give you an excellent chance to save money while you teach.
Being a very conservative country, Saudi Arabia doesn’t suit everyone, but offers great rewards to the right sort of teacher. If you are interested in experiencing the fascinating Middle East, these jobs offer an amazing opportunity to live and work in the Arabic world.
TEFL jobs tend to be located in a number of major cities, such as Dammam, Al Khobar, Riyadh, Jeddah, Al Baha, Medina and Jubail. Generally, Saudi Arabia has a very warm climate with temperatures regularly climbing up to 40 degrees Celsius. Coastal cities such as Jeddah still have high temperatures in the middle of winter, though central locations like Riyadh have more variation.
We’ve written a few articles on our blog to give you more information about what TEFL is like in Saudi Arabia. Have a read before you make any decision about where you want to go and teach.