Teaching in Sri Lanka
Teaching Jobs in Sri Lanka
International schools primarily operate in and around the economic capital city of Colombo. Depending on the school, Sri Lanka can provide teaching jobs for newly licensed teachers without much experience. Many international schools in Sri Lanka are affiliated with a UK curriculum.
Many teachers also travel to Sri Lanka to teach English abroad, as there are a number of ESL teaching opportunities.
Teaching in Sri Lanka – Hiring
English teaching jobs in Sri Lanka may open at various times throughout the year. To apply to teach in Sri Lanka, teachers should create a profile in Teach Away’s application system.
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Sri Lanka at a glance
Capital: Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Sri Lanka
Language: Sinhala, Tamil
Population: 20.3 million
Currency: Rupee (LKR)
Government: Unitary semi-presidential democratic socialist constitutional republic
The capital of Sri Lanka is the city of Columbo.
Since ancient times, Sri Lanka was known for its cinnamon. The country still produces 80 to 90 percent of the world supply of C.verum cinnamon.
Sri Lanka is known as both the ‘pearl of the Indian Ocean’ and the ‘teardrop of India’ due to its shape.
Although cricket is the most popular sport in Sri Lanka, the national sport of the country is, in fact, volleyball.
Sri Lanka is one of the world’s largest tea exporters.
In Sri Lanka, when someone shakes their head from side to side with a slight wiggle, it actually means “yes.”
Sri Lanka was called Ceylon until 1972.