Teaching English in Panama

Teaching English in Panama

Panama City


2,839,177     Capital: Panama City     Currency: Balboa & USD

Languages: Spanish

More Information on Panama:
Panama offers great beaches, a modern capital city, and tropical climates year round. Panama, like other Caribbean and Latin American countries, offers many outdoor activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, wind surfing, kayaking as well as hiking and rain forest/ecological tours.

Panama City offers a modern and fast growing city with plans for the largest building in Latin America at over 100 stories to be completed in 2010 and shopping, restaurants, and nightlife.

Teachers Needed in Panama

Panama has a growing tourism industry as well as becoming a winter home for many retired North Americans and Europeans. Construction and new trade relations have created many new construction, industrial, and business jobs in Panama, increasing the need for English teachers.

For more information about teaching in Panama and becoming an overseas English teacher contact Global Tesol.



University Degree and Global TESOL College Certificate

Monthly Salary:

400-1,000 USD

Typical Contract:

Six month to one year

High Hiring Season:

March to August

Teaching Hours/Week:


Private Tutoring:

15-25 USD /hr


Usually not included


Not included

Health Care:

Private insurance recommended


Usually paid


Employer assisted;

Income Tax:

0-27 %

Exchange rate:

$ 1 CAN = 0.98 USD

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