A country providing trained teachers from many countries around the world opportunities to teach in Indonesia international schools, state education system and language centres. Teaching in Indonesia helps secure work & residency permit for suitably qualified teachers, including to teach English in Indonesia language schools.
Teaching in Indonesia opportunities
International Schools: Local and international students study curriculum’s from different countries from nursery to school leaving age.
State Schools: Local schools also employ foreign teachers for teaching Indonesia students English and stem subjects.
Language Schools: English schools in many parts of the country.
Indonesia teacher salary & benefits
International school teacher $1,500-$4,000 month for classroom teachers
English language teachers from 12-14,000,000 to 18,000,000 + IDR/month
(Salaries depend greatly on experience, qualifications and nationality)
Schools provide a salary package that could include accommodation, although there are many schools that do not provide accommodation or an allowance and you should check this with any potential employer.
Teacher requirements in Indonesia
Visa & residency requirements including appropriate education qualifications.
- Police record check dated with past 6 months (Must visa)
• Certified and attested qualifications & documents (Must visa)
• Native English speaker
• Undergraduate degree (Must Visa)
• Experience teaching for many schools
• Certificate to teach English as a second language, or a degree in English if teaching English TEFL, TESOL, CELT with class based learning (Requested visa application requirement) asked for by schools.
• Pass a medical check up for work and residency permit (Visa)
Maximum age 50 (Very difficult to obtain residency & work visa for over 50 year old)
International schools provide single or shared accommodation, ranging in size and standards. You should of course ask if accommodation is supplied and its location. Many landlords will ask for a residency permit when signing a rental lease.
Employers eventually supply private medical care packages as part of your salary package; a good idea is to arrange private medical cover before you leave.
There are more than 17,500 islands and may take time to receive desired medical care. Get prepared and organised before moving to Indonesia. Paperwork processing for a visa takes time before starting an international teaching post.
Population: 237, 500, 000 approximately
Area size: 735, 355 sq kms approximately
Climate: Hot tropical monsoons summers and mild winters
Currency: Rupiah (IDR)
Country dialling code: + 62
Time zone: GMT + 8 hours
Electricity: 240 Volts, 50Hz
Drive: On left