Colegios Program

This program will offer you  paid positions  to teach languages in language institutes or private schools (Colegios) around Colombia.  The program  will provide an enriching experience, both culturally and professionally  if you are a foreign teachers by allowing you to have  first-hand contact with Colombian culture and its education system. If you are a Colombian teacher,  the program will allow you to further explore the opportunities that the Colombian education system has for you.


  • English level: Native or C1 certificate (For local teachers)
  • English teaching certificates: TEFL, TKT, TESOL or CELTA.
  • Experience: At least 1 year either in Colombia or Abroad
  • Flexibility regarding city placement: You will only be interviewed by the schools that show interest in you, some of the schools may not be in your preferred city.


The total fee is split into two payments: the first payment, or initial fee*, is $100 USD which is necessary for us to begin sharing your profile with schools and language institutes. Once the participant is accepted by one of our partner academies, the remaining balance or final fee will be charged.

Total fee:

  • Foreigners = $600 USD,

    This fee is meant to cover administrative charges and the cost of the Visa and Cédula de Extranjería

  • Colombian Candidates are not required to pay a fee because they do not require a Visa and the administrative charge is taken by the School or institution.

What’s the Program Included:

  • Full time teaching placement in Colombia
  • Monthly wage: $1’000.000 – $2’500.000 COP to cover living expenses (It varies based on the experience and certifications of each teacher)
  • Orientation upon arrival
  • In-country support from a local coordinator
  • 24/7 Emergency support line

Not Included

  • Flights to/from Colombia
  • Visa and administrative charges
  • International Medical and Accident Insurance
  • Meals
  • Accommodation

We have partnered with Compass benefits Insurance which offers a low price for our applicants. You can have more information and buy it here:

Benefits with partners of Internships Colombia

And we want to give you the opportunity to come to Colombia prepared to be a successful English teacher as well as to increase your chances of joining our program. We have made an alliance with TEFL Academy which offers a high quality TEFL training.  

You will receive 100USD off in your online TEFL course.!

Get this experience started with Internships Colombia!

Looking for an English Positions with the Colegio program?