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One thing I wish I knew about Nicaragua before I got there

  “I never thought I would say it, but I fell in love with the beauty and charm of the little city of León, Nicaragua and I have no doubt you will too.”   Written by Stephanie Wilson. Where did it all start? In reality, it started a few years ago, when I started to […]

3 Tips on How to Save Money Teaching English in Nicaragua!

3 Tips on How to Save Money Teaching English in Nicaragua! The following post was written by 24 year old, college graduate from Chicago, Illinois – Anna.  Anna took her TEFL/TESOL certification course in Leon, Nicaragua in June 2015, and has been teaching English to children, young adults, and adults ever since.  This is her […]

7 Expert Tips For Getting a Job Teaching English in Nicaragua

  Typical salary for English teachers in Nicaragua Depending on city and your level of education, $300 – $800 US dollars. Certified teachers from the US/Canada for example at the more prestigious schools in Managua with a Master’s degree can earn up to $1200 a month, but this is not typical. Types of students most […]

Teaching English to Children in Leon, Nicaragua

Teaching English to Children in Leon, Nicaragua    Written by ITA Nicaragua graduate Anna Colletti. The first time I visited Nicaragua was in 2011 and after just one visit, I knew I ultimately wanted to live here. After graduating college in 2015 with a degree in Urban Education, I knew I was ready to move […]

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What do breakeven wages mean when teaching English in Nicaragua?

What does breakeven even mean?   When figuring out where you want to teach in the world, money is always a big factor.  How much money will I make is always at the top of the list of questions people ask me. In this article, we are going to explain exactly what break even means, […]

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8 Tips For Women Living In Nicaragua Or Abroad.

By Amanda Denney I’ve lived and worked abroad for three years: two in a rural village in sub-Saharan West Africa and one in a vibrant university town called Leon (Burkina Faso and Nicaragua, respectively). I was asked to compile a list of tips for women because I kind of had my stuff together (but if […]

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A Day In The Life Of A TEFL Student

​ Editor’s note: This article was updated May 23, 2017. Dedicated to all of our students success, ITA Nicaragua goes above and beyond to make sure that each individual student not only becomes a capable and professional EFL/ESL teacher that is confident in the classroom, but also that they have an amazing experience here in […]

Basic Precautions You Can Take to Ensure a Safe Adventure Abroad

      Editor’s note: This article was updated for accuracy on September 5, 2017. Amid the feelings of excitement when preparing to adventure abroad to teach English in Nicaragua or abroad can come the anxiety over personal safety in a foreign environment.  Moving to a new city and a new country, especially where you may never […]

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