Teaching in Yemen
Teaching jobs in Yemen
Obtaining a non-tourist visa for Yemen can be difficult, though not impossible. Teachers who wish to teach English in Yemen may be able to do so without qualifications, although a TEFL certificate is always an asset.
English teachers are in demand in the larger cities – from universities to governmental organizations and private language schools. There are international schools operating in the capital city of Sanaa, many of which use a combination of an American curriculum and local Yemeni textbooks and materials.
Teaching in Yemen — Hiring
The school year for private or non-profit schools starts in late August or early September and finishes in June. Schools will usually start recruitment for the coming school year in early spring. For openings to teach English in Yemen, start dates may take place throughout the year.
Living in Yemen
TEFL Certification for Private School Teachers
Teach in Yemen
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Yemen at a glance
Population: 18.7 million
Currency: Yemeni Rial
Government: Constitutional Republic
Modern Standard Arabic is the official language of Yemen.
Yemen is the only republic in the Middle East - the others are either classified as kingdoms or emirates.
Yemen shares borders with Saudi Arabia to the north, the Red Sea to the west, the Arabian Sea to the south and Oman to the northeast.
As Yemen is an Islamic country, alcohol is banned throughout the entire country.