Teaching abroad in Colombia

Colombia is an exciting and colourful place to live and work. We work with some excellent schools in Colombia to offer talented teachers the opportunity to further their career.

Key details

Population: 45,600,240
Capital: Bogotá
Currency: Colombian peso
Number of international schools: 24
Number of IB schools: 9
Number of current vacancies: 11
Cost of Living

Living in Colombia

Colombia is an attractive destination for expats because of its relatively low cost of living: it is not the cheapest in South America but certainly cheaper than North American and Europe. Most expats are based in Bogota or Medellin. The local people in Colombia are curious and friendly, although not all speak much English: it will be well worth learning at least some basic Spanish. The biggest concern for expats in Colombia is safety: the incidence of theft and mugging is relatively high. However, expats can reduce their risk by taking extra safety precautions.

Lonely Planet Colombia

Latest teaching jobs in Colombia
Visas and Medical

Visa and work permit requirements vary by country. See http://www.colombia.travel/en/international-tourist/practical-information/travel-to-colombia-information-and-advice/before-coming for more information. Public healthcare is of a variable standard, but private healthcare is reasonably priced. Your international school may offer private health insurance as part of their package.

Latest teaching jobs in Colombia
Top schools in Colombia*

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Top schools in Colombia
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