Paid Teaching Jobs in Bhutan

Company : The Bhutan Canada Foundation
Activity: Jobs
Country: Bhutan
Location : Eastern Himalayas
Duration: 1 year to 1 Year+
Approx Costs: 2000 to 3000+ $ Dollars (US)

Travel a World Away, Make a World of Difference. Teach in BHUTAN!

We are seeking adventurous & qualified teachers to teach in the Himalayan country of Bhutan. This once-in-a–lifetime opportunity allows teachers to gain international experience, expand career horizons, explore a fascinating culture & make a true difference in the world.

Are you interested in an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that will... 

  • give you full-time PAID international teaching experience?
  • expand your career horizons as you teach a fully IMMERSIVE national curriculum, taught in English?
  • allow you to explore a new and unique culture, in one of the most remote and UNTOUCHED nations in the world?
  • make a true DIFFERENCE in the lives of rural Bhutanese students and their communities in which you live?

Then apply to teach in Bhutan!

Imagine a country in which a King instills democracy on his people, where residents of the capital city vote against the installation of traffic lights, where ancient monasteries stand sentinel in lush valleys and on snow-capped peaks, and the guiding principal of development is Gross National Happiness. Welcome to The Land of the Thunder Dragon. Welcome to Bhutan.

We are The Bhutan Canada Foundation, an organisation dedicated to furthering the development of Bhutan and its people through programs that impact its educational and social institutions.

We are currently recruiting qualified teachers to fulfill minimum one-year contracts offered by the Ministry of Education in Bhutan. We're looking for primary educators, and junior/secondary English, math, science, and special education specialists.

Costs / Benefits

~ 20,000Nu (more than enough to comfortably live in Bhutan)
~ Salary is more than enough to comfortably cover all in-country expenses
~ Two-week orientation in the capital city, Thimphu
~ Support from both Toronto office and field office
~ Mid-year retreat
~ Fundraising assistance
~ Strong alumni network and prep-assistance with other teachers
~ Paid position, with an English curriculum (created in conjunction with Canadian consultants)
~ Fascinating and unique culture that is extremely welcoming to foreigners
~ Accommodation, visas, work permit, flights are all secured with BCF's staff
~ Daily tariff is waived for all teachers
~ Concept of Gross National Happiness is infused into the curriculum


Candidates must have at least one of the following:
1. A post-secondary degree in education
2. Three years of full-time relevant classroom teaching experience
3. Teacher certification (provincial, state, or equivalent)

ESL teachers must have three full-time years of relevant classroom teaching experience. Applicants are most competitive if they display a combination of all of the above qualifications.

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