Applying for ESL Jobs in Greece
There are agencies that bring ESL and TESOL teachers and employers into contact. Most of them are in Athens.
A relatively new company that displays vacancies for teachers online is hyphen. You can find a teaching post here www.hyphen.gr/vacancies.php or find a job for professionals, or even have a career at hyphen. Another option is to use online resources, such as sites that accept ads for work. Thus, you can advertise on a Greek site for free such as in Ads in Greece http://www.ads-in-greece.com/cgi-bin/aig/f/showc12?lan=e or use national ELT papers to place your ad, such as www.eltnews.gr. There is an online paper, Celt, that accepts ads http://www.celt.edu.gr as well as all the PALSO associations all over Greece. For example, if you wish to live in Crete , try Palso Chania http://www.palso-chania.gr/ to place an ad. They distribute the vacancy news to all school owners who are interested in finding new staff. If you're not looking for a job in Chania you can also contact the Head Office of the Assosiation at www.palso.gr.
What qualifications do I need to have to teach in Greece?You must have a teaching permit from the Ministry of Education to teach and a certificate of competency in the Greek language. For more info contact the Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs www.ypepth.gr. They are also responsible for teachers in secondary schools.
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