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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Technology and the Modern TEFL/TESOL Teacher and Classroom

Technology and the Modern TEFL/TESOL Teacher and Classroom   To many people, it is no surprise that the use of computers and technology in the modern TEFL classroom has such a strong presence. To be a successful teacher, it is a must that you at least possess a working knowledge of the tools mentioned below.  […]

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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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Is Living Abroad Really Worth It?

Read Kaitlin’s Q&A article about her experience getting TEFL/TESOL certified in Leon, Nicaragua! Kaitlin is currently teaching English in Indonesia. By: Kaitlin Emmons Don’t fight it. No goodbyes, only see you laters. Rip the Band-Aid off and coast. I can’t tell you how to adjust to life abroad; all I can do is share my story with […]

Is it safe for a single woman to teach English abroad?

Yes!  Approximately 60% of the 250,000 English teachers abroad are women, and while you may depart for your adventure teaching English abroad as a “single” woman, you will soon find that you are not alone as you begin your new life. There are typically 500 to 5,000 English teachers working and living in most major cities in Europe, Asia and South America, […]

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I am a certified teacher, do I need a TEFL/TESOL certification?

By Amanda Denney As a former licensed teacher in the United States, with a university degree in English education, a question I’m often asked is, “why did you pay for an EFL/ESL certification?” Since you’re already a licensed teacher with experience, you don’t really need that extra piece of paper, do you?   I came […]

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Teaching English Abroad Webinar: International TEFL Academy Nicaragua

Get paid teaching English, and see the world! Learn about TEFL/TESOL certification, accreditation, and the English teaching markets in Nicaragua, and abroad in the comprehensive, 47 minute video. You will be able to understand the benefits of TEFL/TESOL certifications, and the basics of finding a job as a professionally trained English teacher in Nicaragua, or […]