At a Glance: Teaching English in the Netherlands

At a Glance: Teaching English in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is a truly unique experience - distinguishing itself from other European countries with its abundance of windmills, tulips, clogs, canals, and bicycles, as well as its famous cultural centre, Amsterdam.

Monthly Salary*:
1,600 - 4,400 EUR
2,320 - 6,380 CAD (May 22, 2023)
Private Tutoring per Hour:
18 - 25 EUR
26.00 - 36.25 CAD (May 22, 2023)
Income Tax††: 28 - 37%
Ability to Save per year: 500 - 15,200 CAD
Airfare: Rarely included
Accommodations: Rarely included
Health Care: Usually included
Holidays: Usually paid
Teaching Hours per Week: 20 - 30
Typical Contract Length: One year or less
Typical Start Month(s): September, January, or year-round
Application Timeline: 1 - 4 months
Work Visa: EU citizenship preferred
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's Degree; Master's Degree preferred, Teaching Experience and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate

Other Western Europe Countries:

Austria ~ Belgium ~ Finland ~ France ~ Germany ~ Greece ~ Italy ~ Portugal ~ Spain ~ Sweden ~ Switzerland ~ The Netherlands

The Netherlands is also known for being a rather liberal society. A large portion of the Dutch population has a good understanding of the English language. Travelling to the Netherlands before searching for a job provides the best option for ESL teachers without EU passports.

The combination of Oxford Seminars' internationally recognized TESOL/TESL Certification and our Job Placement Service included with the course makes teaching English abroad a reality. Learn more about teaching English in The Netherlands and other opportunities teaching English abroad by calling 1-888-227-6755, or by attending an upcoming free Information Session in your area.

* Wages vary depending on the economy of the country.
Exchange rates are subject to change. Check for current rates.
†† You will be paying income tax while teaching abroad, and the tax rate can change depending on how much money you earn.

Oxford Seminars makes every effort to keep our information as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, individual teaching positions and experiences may vary with job market conditions. Specific information listed cannot be guaranteed to be applicable when you are seeking employment teaching ESL in a specific country.

Note that certain positions require additional qualifications and credentials that are not negotiable due to specific country legislation.