Teaching abroad in Uruguay

Would you like to teach abroad in Uruguay? Teacher Horizons work with a number of international schools in Uruguay and worldwide. On this page, you will find more information about teaching in Uruguay and our current teaching jobs in Uruguay.

Key details

Population: 3,463,197
Capital: Montevideo
Currency: Uruguayan peso
Number of international schools: 4
Number of IB schools: 3
Number of current vacancies: 3
Cost of Living

Living in Uruguay

Most international schools in Uruguay offer teachers a generous package that will afford you a great quality of life and excellent professional development opportunities. Teaching overseas in Uruguay be an excellent strategic move to develop your international teaching career. You will no doubt find life in Uruguay very different to life in your home country. This is something we encourage you to embrace! In our experience, teachers who really get to know Uruguay, explore different parts of the country and try to learn the language, get the most out of teaching in Uruguay. With improved communications including Skype and social media, there has never been an easier time to start a new adventure and live in Uruguay. Please note – this page about teaching in Uruguay is new and we wish to develop these country pages with real teachers' experiences at heart. If you have previously lived and taught in Uruguay and would like to contribute to this page, please email info@teacherhorizons.com as we would love to hear from you.

Lonely Planet Uruguay

Latest teaching jobs in Uruguay
Visas and Medical

Most international schools in Uruguay will help to arrange and pay for your visa and any necessary work and residence permits. There can be a fair bit of paperwork to contend with but persevere - it will be worth it! There can be certain working visa restrictions according to your nationality and experience – please check out the ‘benefits’ section on the school profile page on Teacher Horizons for further details. If in doubt, ask the school at interview or consult your nearest embassy or consulate. Many international schools in Uruguay offer private medical insurance as part of their package to ensure you have access to a decent standard of healthcare. This will also usually cover you for international travel as well.

Latest teaching jobs in Uruguay
Top schools in Uruguay*

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Top schools in Uruguay
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