At a Glance: Teaching English in Panama
A pivotal trade route for over 500 years, Panama is surprisingly lacking in tourist traffic. As a result, its beautiful beaches, mountains, rain forests, and colonial towns remain largely untouched and waiting for those looking for a destination off the beaten path.
920 - 1,970 CAD (Feb 23, 2017)†
|Private Tutoring per Hour:||
15 - 25 PAB
19.75 - 33.00 CAD (Feb 23, 2017)†
|Income Tax††:||0 - 15%|
|Ability to Save per year:||500 - 5,500 CAD|
|Health Care:||Rarely included|
|Teaching Hours per Week:||20 - 25|
|Typical Contract Length:||One year or less|
|Typical Start Month(s):||February/March or July/August|
|Application Timeline:||0 - 3 months|
|Work Visa:||Employer sometimes sponsors|
|Minimum Requirements:||High School Diploma; Bachelor's Degree preferred and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate|
|Additional Notes:||Candidates are encouraged to apply in person|
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Panama's landscape is about as diverse as it gets. This small isthmus can be traversed quickly, and in just a couple weekends visitors could take in the Panama Canal, Panama Viejo (founded by the Spanish in 1519), Casco Antiguo (Panama's artistic center), and the tropical rainforests.
The combination of Oxford Seminars' internationally recognized TESOL/TESL Certification and our Graduate Placement Service included with the course makes teaching English abroad a reality. Learn more about teaching English in Panama and other opportunities teaching English abroad by calling 1-800-269-6719, or by attending an upcoming free Information Session in your area.
* Wages vary depending on the economy of the country.
† Exchange rates are subject to change. Check www.xe.com for current rates.
†† You will be paying income tax while teaching abroad, and the tax rate can change depending on how much money you earn.
Oxford Seminars makes every effort to keep our information as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, individual teaching positions and experiences may vary with job market conditions. Specific information listed cannot be guaranteed to be applicable when you are seeking employment teaching ESL in a specific country.
Note that certain positions require additional qualifications and credentials that are not negotiable due to specific country legislation.