Teach English in Jamaica

Looking for a warm destination to work as a teacher? Consider Jamaica as your destination. There are teaching positions during summer and all year round throughout Jamaica available to internationals. Search recruiters and apply today.


Teaching, Language & TEFL Jobs in Jamaica

How to Work as a Teacher in Jamaica

Jamaica Teaching

There are part and full time TEFL jobs for internationals in Jamaica with both children and adults. Local people are keen to learn English to get jobs in business or the tourism industry whilst schools are keen to recruit international staff. There are several places you can seek employment including Mandeville and Kingston. If you have no previous experience you might want to book a TEFL course. Some companies recruiter volunteer teachers, and although these positions are unpaid, it is a great way to experience living in Jamaica whilst making a difference.


Typical Salary & Benefits

  • Salaries at lower end of scale
  • Some companies provide flights but usually you will need to cover these
  • Accommodation is usually provided
  • There are semester, summer and longer opportunities available
  • Local language lessons can be arranged


Start Dates

  • Summer
  • Year round


Role as a Teacher

Jamaica TEFL

  • Work with local teachers to plan and prepare lessons
  • Coordinate activities 
  • Interact with children 
  • Take part in sports and activities
  • Offer encouragement and support to students
  • Take the lead in presenting a specialised subject, in agreement with your supervisor
  • Assist fellow staff in supervisory capacities during sports classes, break time and play time


Jamaica TEFL Reviews

Jamaica Teach English

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