Affectionately named “The Pearl of the Indian Ocean” for its beaches, jungles, and cultural splendor, Sri Lanka is undoubtedly a beautiful place to teach and live abroad. With a rough history of internal ethnic conflict mostly behind it, Sri Lanka is quickly rebuilding and healing itself and in the process, become a popular tourist destination.

Average Monthly Salary
US $100 – $200
Average Monthly Cost Of Living
US $500
Peak Hiring Times
All year round, but the school year starts in January.
Visa Requirements
You can get a short stay visa online here. This lasts 30 days and can be extended up to 6 months. If you’ll be staying longer, check with the school you are working at and reference this website.
Australian Government Travel Advice
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