Information for term Teach in Morocco
Application deadline, and cost information.
Application DeadlineMarch 1, 2019
Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Deadline: March 1, 2019
- Compensation: 5,500 – 7,000 MAD/month
OverviewClick to Open
Teach English to eager students of all ages in this colorful, inspiring country.
Teaching placements are at reputable language institutions along Morocco’s Atlantic coast. Immerse yourself in these smaller Moroccan communities - getting to know your neighbors and the country’s rich culture - while also having easy access by train to major cities and tourist destinations. CIEE will ensure you’re prepared for this adventure with TEFL Certification and Teacher preparation courses, pre-departure support and guidance during every step along the way.
|Fall 2 Semesters||Mid-September||March 1||10 months||5,500-7,000 Moroccan dirhams/month|
About Our Program Fees
CIEE, a non-profit organization, has been sending university graduates abroad to teach English since 1997. Our program in Morocco includes CIEE’s online TEFL certification, orientation on arrival, and a high level of support throughout your experience (see all features below). To cover those costs, there is a program fee of $2,400. Once we accept your application, there is a $1,000 deposit to reserve your spot and start your TEFL training. The second and final payment ($1,400) is due a few months later after you accept a job offer from a Moroccan school. CIEE alumni receive a 5% discount!
What's includedClick to Open
- CIEE’s 150 hour online TEFL and Teacher Preparation course
- Multi-day orientation in Rabat
- Seven days of temporary accommodation with a host family
- Rent-free furnished apartment provided by employer
- Professional development activities, including participation in an all-expense-paid teacher’s conference within Morocco
- Local health insurance
- iNext international emergency medical insurance (US citizens and residents only)
The DestinationClick to Open
CIEE places teachers in small, quiet cities along Morocco’s Atlantic coast. These locations are off the tourist track, offering an authentic experience featuring seafood restaurants, gardens, and palm-lined streets. At the same time, they are all connected to Morocco’s excellent rail network, which means Morocco’s major cities and amazing tourist destinations are easily accessible.
Mohammedia: 200,000 inhabitants. Travel times by train: 35 minutes to Casablanca, 50 minutes to Rabat.
Kenitra: 430,000 inhabitants. Travel times by train: 35 minutes to Rabat, 2 hours to Casablanca.
El Jadida: 200,000 inhabitants, 16th century Portuguese architecture. Travel times by train: 80 minutes to Casablanca, 3 hours to Rabat.
5,500 – 7,000 Moroccan dirhams per month, plus rent-free apartment. More than enough for a comfortable standard of living!
Pre-departure document assistance, multi-day orientation in Rabat, CIEE’s 150 hour online TEFL and Teacher Preparation course.
24/7 emergency support from in-country staff, local health insurance, international emergency medical insurance (US only).
Job DescriptionClick to Open
CIEE teachers in Morocco sign on for a full academic year of employment, from September to July. Your school will provide textbooks and instructions about learning objectives for your different classes, along with access to computers and printers. Day-to-day lesson planning will be up to you.
Teachers will earn between 5,500 and 7,000 dirhams each month, plus rent-free apartment. More than enough for a comfortable standard of living! Prices in Morocco are very low, meaning that this salary is more than enough to cover the cost of a comfortable expatriate lifestyle.
Your compensation will also include local health insurance, professional development, and an all-expense-paid teacher’s conference within Morocco!
Teach at a private center specializing in language education. These well-known institutes were founded by Americans and are highly-regarded as schools and employers within Morocco.
You will be a lead teacher, responsible for lesson planning, grading, and running extracurricular activities. You can expect to work with classes of different ages: some adults and some as young as kindergarten age.
This is a full-time position with 18-22 weekly teaching hours, plus meetings and prep time. An example of a typical schedule would be evening classes Mon-Tues, full days Wed-Sat, and Sun off.
Each teacher will be responsible for running 1-3 hours of extracurricular activities per week. Past teachers have organized a wide variety of extracurriculars, including theater productions, music clubs and performances, sports, public speaking events, debate teams, and cultural presentations. It’s a chance for you to draw on your own strengths and experiences!
QualificationsClick to Open
TEFL CertificationClick to Open
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