Teaching in the Maldives
Teaching Jobs in the Maldives
Teachers are needed throughout the Maldives, especially to teach English. English is taught in all schools, used extensively throughout the tourism industry, and generally considered the country’s second language. Teachers may find employment at an international or private school.
Teaching Jobs in the Maldives – Hiring
The school year for public and private schools starts in January and wraps up in November. Schools will usually begin recruitment several months before the start of the school year. For teachers interested in volunteering or teaching English, teaching jobs may open up throughout the year.
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Maldives at a glance
Language: Maldivian (Dhivehi)
Currency: Maldivian rufiyaa
Government: Constitutional Republic
The Maldives is one of the world’s most dispersed countries, made up of over 1,000 coral islands in the Indian Ocean.
The Maldives is the lowest and flattest country in the world, with an average ground level of 1.5 meters. Climate change scientists estimate the islands will sink by the end of the century unless current efforts by the government proves to be effective
The Maldives is famous for its amazing coral reefs, home to over 2,000 different species of fish and a hugely popular diving location.
The Maldives boasts a 98% literacy rate, up from from 70% in 1978.