Teach English abroad in Poland and experience a country with a thousand-year history and strong bonds to traditions. Its magical architecture of riverside castles and underground cathedrals might fool you into thinking that you’re living in a fairy-tale.
Prepare to share your English skills in the classroom and celebrate your successes over tasty Polish pierogi complete with generous dollops of sour cream with new friends.
Modern Poland has it all to offer from mountainous winter wonderland resorts at Zakopane to the popular coastline at Gdańsk that attracts thousands of sun seekers; teaching in Poland will have you feeling like you’ve landed in a TEFL teacher’s paradise in no time. And, with ultra-cheap travel countrywide, you will see more of Poland than you thought possible.
An incredible backdrop for your next adventure, living and working in Poland as an ESL teacher is exactly the unique experience you’ve been searching for. Join us next semester!
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Fully Inclusive Programme
- 120 hour accredited online TEFL course
- Week-long arrival orientation
- 6 or 10 month teaching placement
- Accommodation assistance
- Visa support
- Ongoing & emergency support
Your Trip Itinerary
Travel to Kraków International Airport (KRK) or Warsaw Airports (WAW) or (WMI) depending on your program location where you will be picked up by our arrival team.
Orientation & Training
Full week-long orientation including fun group excursions and welcome meal is the perfect way to kickstart your time in Poland.
At the end of the orientation and training you’ll travel by bus or train to your placement location.
Your teaching experience
It’s time to get into the classroom! You’ll be confident after already completing 120 hours of certified teacher training plus the in-class workshops during orientation.
You will either work in a language school or preschool, depending on your suitability. Language school teachers work in the afternoon and evenings Monday to Friday, with the occasional morning or Saturday. Preschools offer lessons during standard school hours on weekdays. Pre-schoolers are aged two to six and language school students are aged seven to adult, with mixed English ability, giving you an incredible first-time teaching experience.
You can expect around 25 hours of hands-on teaching per week, plus some time to plan lessons following the in-house curriculum. Your goal will be focused on conversational English practice, helping your eager students to feel confident as they develop their skills.
You’ll be able to ask advice from local teaching colleagues but don’t forget to bring your own creativity and ideas into the classroom, this is your chance to shine!
On weekends off and your salary to enjoy, you will have a long list of sightseeing and travel plans. Relax and enjoy a city tour, find the best local restaurants to try out, and make it to a night of Polish traditional singing and dancing. Prepare to check off a few amazing bucket list items!
After your internship
Congratulations, you did it! Make sure to celebrate this achievement. It’s time to decide if you’d like to see more of Poland, traveling or teaching (or both).
You might decide to extend your stay in Central Europe and teach for longer by renewing your contract. The possibilities are endless for you now as a confident and experienced TEFL teacher.
Essential information about this trip
After you settle in, you will spend your teaching placement in the popular cities of Kraków or Warsaw, or one of our other stunning destinations throughout Poland. Locations are varied in cities and towns.
How it works
Before you go, you’ll have an application form to fill out and documents to submit, a video chat and then you’ll be on your way.