Romania is one of the most pleasant countries in Eastern Europe, with great natural beauty including the famous Transylvania region. Unfortunately, TESOL salaries are not very high and living costs are surprisingly high. You may need to share accommodation with another teacher. As per usual, it is difficult for non-EU nationals to find work here due to legal regulations (unless they happen to be married to a local person!) However, there is growing demand for classes with native speakers.
Average Monthly Salary
|US $600 – $1000
Average Monthly Cost Of Living
|The cost of living has risen sharply in recent years and accommodation costs in Bucharest are expected to continue rising. Eating out in restaurants can also be rather pricey.
Peak Hiring Times
|September and January
|Must apply for Romania work visa/residence permit
Australian Government Travel Advice
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