Private International School Teaching Jobs in Colombia
Benefits when teaching English in Colombia may include accommodations or an accommodations allowance, return airfare, medical insurance, paid vacation time, and contract completion bonuses. Typically, contracts for teaching jobs in Colombia are 2 years in length. Private international schools in Colombia require that candidates have at least 2 years of relevant teaching experience.
ESL Teaching Jobs in Colombia
ESL teaching jobs in Colombia typically pay $700-900 USD per month, and some schools will offer the option of paid overtime. With low monthly costs for teachers, teaching ESL in Colombia provides a salary on which teachers can live quite comfortably. English teaching jobs in Colombia usually offer flexible vacation time, medical insurance, and professional development opportunities.
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Colombia at a glance
Currency: Peso (COP)
Government: Unitary Presidential Constitutional Republic
Major religion: Christianity
Climate: Tropical rainforests, savannas, steppes, deserts, mountain climate.
Size: 1,141,748 km²
The official language of Colombia is Spanish, there are also many indigenous dialects spoken throughout the country.
Colombia is the world’s only source of emeralds.
Colombia’s traditional sport is called Tejo, but the most popular sport is soccer.
Colombia is the only country in South America that has coastline on both The Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean.
The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is the world’s highest coastal mountain range.
Colombia is home to 10% of the Amazon rainforest.
Colombia produces some of the best coffee in the world.