Teaching in North America

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Teaching in North America

North America

Teaching requirements by country

Country Degree Requirement Typical Contract Length Peak Hiring Seasons Visa Info Typical Students Average Monthly Cost of Living in £ GBP & Local Currency Average Monthly Salary in £ GBP & Local Currency
Canada
BA/BS required 3 – 12 months March, April Work permit Students, professionals CND 1 600 – CND 2 300 (£860 – £ 1 245) CND 1 800 – CND 3 000 (£975 – £1 600)
Dominican Republic
BA/BS required 6 – 12 months Year-round Work visa Students, university students DOP 13 500 – DOP 22 400 (£205 – £340) DOP 18 000 – DOP 27 000 (£272 – £ 410)
El Salvador
BA/BS required 6 – 12 months Year-round Work visa Students, professionals USD 900 – USD 1100 (£600 – £740) USD 1000 – USD 1 500 (£670 – £1 000)
Greenland
BA/BS required 1 year August Work permit (for more than 90 days) Children DKK 7 000 – DKK 10 000 (£675 – £1 000) DKK 7 000 – DKK 10 000 (£675 – £1 000)
Guatemala
BA/BS required 3 – 12 months February, July Work permit Children, adults GTQ 3 800 – GTQ 5 700 (£335 – £500) GTQ 2 600 – GTQ 4 600 (£230 – £400)
Jamaica
BA/BS required 6 – 12 months January, June Work visa Children,adults JMD 50 000 – JMD 100 000 (£290 – £580) JMD 75 000 – JMD 120 000 (£440 – £ 700)
United States
BA/BS required 12 Months Year-round Working visa Children, adults, professionals USD 1 500 – USD 2 500 (£1 000 – £1 700) USD 2 000 – USD 3 000 (£ 1 300 – £ 2 000)
Degree Requirement:
BA/BS required
Typical Contract Length:
3 – 12 months
Peak Hiring Seasons:
March, April
Visa Info:
Work permit
Typical Students:
Students, professionals
Average Monthly Cost of Living in £ GBP & Local Currency:
CND 1 600 – CND 2 300 (£860 – £ 1 245)
Average Monthly Salary in £ GBP & Local Currency:
CND 1 800 – CND 3 000 (£975 – £1 600)
Degree Requirement:
BA/BS required
Typical Contract Length:
6 – 12 months
Peak Hiring Seasons:
Year-round
Visa Info:
Work visa
Typical Students:
Students, university students
Average Monthly Cost of Living in £ GBP & Local Currency:
DOP 13 500 – DOP 22 400 (£205 – £340)
Average Monthly Salary in £ GBP & Local Currency:
DOP 18 000 – DOP 27 000 (£272 – £ 410)
Degree Requirement:
BA/BS required
Typical Contract Length:
6 – 12 months
Peak Hiring Seasons:
Year-round
Visa Info:
Work visa
Typical Students:
Students, professionals
Average Monthly Cost of Living in £ GBP & Local Currency:
USD 900 – USD 1100 (£600 – £740)
Average Monthly Salary in £ GBP & Local Currency:
USD 1000 – USD 1 500 (£670 – £1 000)
Degree Requirement:
BA/BS required
Typical Contract Length:
1 year
Peak Hiring Seasons:
August
Visa Info:
Work permit (for more than 90 days)
Typical Students:
Children
Average Monthly Cost of Living in £ GBP & Local Currency:
DKK 7 000 – DKK 10 000 (£675 – £1 000)
Average Monthly Salary in £ GBP & Local Currency:
DKK 7 000 – DKK 10 000 (£675 – £1 000)
Degree Requirement:
BA/BS required
Typical Contract Length:
3 – 12 months
Peak Hiring Seasons:
February, July
Visa Info:
Work permit
Typical Students:
Children, adults
Average Monthly Cost of Living in £ GBP & Local Currency:
GTQ 3 800 – GTQ 5 700 (£335 – £500)
Average Monthly Salary in £ GBP & Local Currency:
GTQ 2 600 – GTQ 4 600 (£230 – £400)
Degree Requirement:
BA/BS required
Typical Contract Length:
6 – 12 months
Peak Hiring Seasons:
January, June
Visa Info:
Work visa
Typical Students:
Children,adults
Average Monthly Cost of Living in £ GBP & Local Currency:
JMD 50 000 – JMD 100 000 (£290 – £580)
Average Monthly Salary in £ GBP & Local Currency:
JMD 75 000 – JMD 120 000 (£440 – £ 700)
Degree Requirement:
BA/BS required
Typical Contract Length:
12 Months
Peak Hiring Seasons:
Year-round
Visa Info:
Working visa
Typical Students:
Children, adults, professionals
Average Monthly Cost of Living in £ GBP & Local Currency:
USD 1 500 – USD 2 500 (£1 000 – £1 700)
Average Monthly Salary in £ GBP & Local Currency:
USD 2 000 – USD 3 000 (£ 1 300 – £ 2 000)

Please note the information provided above is given as a general guide only. Information and currency conversions were correct at the time of publication, but they may change at any time.

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