TEFL Course in Oman
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WHY TAKE A TEFL/TESOL COURSE IN OMAN

Oman is located at the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula at the convergence of the Persian Gulf and Arabian Sea. It has a total area of 309,500 square km. Muscat is its capital and largest city. Arabic is the official language of Oman. Rial (OMR) is its official currency. Its land-bordering neighbors are the

In 2010, the United Nations Development Program classified Oman as the most improved nation in the world in terms of development during the previous 40 years.  A share of its economy involves tourism and trading fish, dates, and other agricultural products. Oman is known for a high-income economy and, as of 2022, sites as the 64th most peaceful country in the world according to the Global Peace Index.

Oman is also one of the oldest human-inhabited places on the planet. It is estimated that humans have been living in the country for at least 106,000 years. It is also the oldest independent state in the Arab world. Oman is a member of the United Nations, the Arab League, the Gulf Cooperation Council, the Non-Aligned Movement, and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. It has oil reserves ranked 22nd globally.

Sultan Qaboos bin Said was the hereditary leader of the Sultanate, from 1970 until his death on 10th January 2020. After his death, the sultanic family announced that Qaboos bin Said had named his cousin, Haitham bin Tariq, the new Sultan of Oman. The national symbol of Oman has a pair of crossed Khanjars. They symbolize manhood and bravery and are part of the national flag and other government logos.
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Ranked as the 74th most peaceful country by the Global Peace Index, Oman is a remarkably safe location for students looking to study abroad. Over time, more and more international students migrate to this country because of its competitive education system, growing economy and guaranteed security.

WORK IN Oman AS A TEFL TEACHER

In fact, the present-day national education policy in Oman aims at bringing about improvements in all areas within the Omani education system. The quality of English language teachers is generally regarded as one of the most important factors that impact student learning achievement. Many significant conducted studies and research came up with various ways of improving the quality of teachers and teaching. As a result, Omani schools are looking for qualified English teachers. Here are some guidelines to consider:

Prerequisites for Teaching in Oman

Foreign teachers need to have a work permit. To apply for that in your home country, you must have a BA/BS and an iTTi TEFL/ TESOL Certificate with Teaching Practicum. Your prospective school must support you with the visa application paperwork just like it is in other countries.

If you are a non-native speaker, your level of English must be perfect. What is perfect? Level C1 or C2—not only in speaking but also in writing. If you are unsure, take our free proficiency test and learn how you can improve your performance if required. (https://www.internationaltefltraininginstitute.com/proficiency-test-for-international-opportunities/).

Teaching Opportunities

There are positions in language centers, universities, and international schools. Public schools offer the lowest salaries, and teachers in international schools earn the most. You need a four-year degree and an iTTi TEFL/TESOL Certification for any paid positions, and the higher your level of education, the better the salary you can expect.

Contract Length

Contracts are usually two years and may be renewed.

Salary & Benefits

Oman offers well paid teaching opportunities. You can expect a monthly salary between $1,500 – $2,000 tax free, salaries at private schools are between $3,000 to $3,500. The average monthly cost of living in Muscat is 51% lower than in New York and 57% lower than in London, UK.

Most teaching jobs in Oman include furnished accommodations or accommodations at a very low cost. As such, teaching in Oman can be a great way to save money. Other benefits when teaching in Oman may include return airfare, medical insurance provided by the employer, paid vacation time, and allowances for transportation and tuition for dependents.

Healthcare System in Oman

Oman has a world-class health care system, ranked one of the best in the world. While working in Oman, you will benefit from the state-of-the-art medical facilities and highly skilled doctors throughout the country. Your employer will register you for health insurance. Depending on your contract, they will pay for it entirely or make a deduction from your salary.

Pharmacies
There are plenty around, they open every day and have weekend service. Pharmacies are an important place of where to get health information.
Emergency Service +968 2456 1883
The operator speaks English. Have your embassy contact information in reach.

Important Emergency Numbers

Emergency Service: 9999

Ambulance: 9999

Fire Department: 9999 Police: 9999

Culture in Oman

Oman’s culture is based on the fundamental principles of Islam. Muslims are required to pray five times each day after the call to prayer by the Imam. Beautiful, ornate mosques are found throughout the Sultanate, but they are not open to non-Muslim visitors. The holy month of Ramadhan is a time of fasting. Muslims are not allowed to smoke, eat, or drink, during daylight hours. Out of respect, non-Muslims staying in Oman observe the same principles in public. At sunset, the fast is broken with the Ifta feast, traditionally a light meal of dates and rice, which the whole family attends. The dress code is fairly liberal in Muscat, although decency is still expected. Women should wear tops with sleeves and long skirts or trousers. Men are required to wear trousers and shirts with sleeves. Swimwear should be restricted to the beach or pools. Outside the capital area and into the Interior villages, the dress code becomes even more conservative.

Languages Spoken

Arabic is the official language of Oman, but English and Asian languages such as Baluchi, Urdu, and Hindi are also spoken. Swahili is used by some, a legacy of Oman’s former East African presence. English is widely present in business.

Religion

The main, dominating religion is Islam. Oman is very tolerant regarding other religions, and there are a number of churches and temples for worshippers of other faiths. Friday is the holy day of rest.

Food & Drinks

The cuisine in Oman recalls its role as a trading post for east and west. The spices used in stews and soups came to Oman by way of the spice trade from India, but the traditions of grilled meat and preserved fruit came by land from the Arabian Peninsula.

Alcohol is not openly available. You won’t find it on the menu. Some international hotels and upscale restaurants serve it, but it is not shown on the menu. Legal drinking age in Oman is 21.

TEFL Courses in Oman fill up quickly!

120-HOUR ON-SITE TESOL TRAINING

100% IN-CLASS TRAINING

Total tuition:   $1,530

Deposit:  $500, due at registration.

Balance payment: $1,030 due 30 business days before the first course date.

Tuition includes course fee, certificate, moderation, and assistance in securing a teaching position.

Course Dates in 2022
  • 6 November – 20 November, 2022
  • 4 December – 25 December, 2022
  • Course Dates in 2023
  • 8 January – 22 January, 2023
  • 5 February – 26 February, 2023
  • 5 March – 26 March, 2023
  • 6 April – 20 April, 2023
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    120-HOUR COMBINED TESOL TRAINING

    75% on-line/25% on-site training

    Total tuition:   US $1,530

    Deposit:  $500, due at registration.

    Balance payment: $1,030 due 30 business days before start of the Teaching Practicum.

    The entire eight-day program takes place in class at the institution. Students observe experienced teachers and their peers while those are teaching EFL students. They prepare and deliver classes themselves under the supervision of an experienced TEFL instructor. Apart from teaching, the trainees also work on projects such as materials creation, testing, and student evaluations.

    Teaching Practicum Dates in 2022
  • 6 November – 15 November 2022
  • 4 December – 15 December 202
  • Teaching Practicum Dates in 2023
  • 8 January – 17 January 2023
  • 5 February – 14 February 2023
  • 5 March – 14 March 2023
  • 6 April – 15 April 2023
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