Teaching Jobs in Caribbean

There are part and full time TEFL jobs for internationals in the Caribbean 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 but where you go really depends on the employer and position. If you have no previous experience you might want to book a TEFL course



The following countries make up the Caribbean region:

  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Aruba
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Caribbean Netherlands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Cuba
  • Curaçao
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Grenada
  • Guadeloupe
  • Haiti
  • Jamaica
  • Martinique
  • Montserrat
  • Puerto Rico
  • Saint Barthélemy
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Martin
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Sint Maarten
  • Tobago
  • Trinidad
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • United States Virgin Islands


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

  • Year round


Role as a Teacher

  • 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


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