Join Our Team

Join Our Team

The Metropolitan School of Panama is looking for committed and qualified personnel to join our outstanding team of educators and administrators. The staff will work together to mold, shape and develop a world class school in Panama City, Panama.


Founded in 2011, the MET is an IB World School that offers the IB Continuum, a world-class academic program for students in Pre-Kinder 3 through 12th grade. With more than 800 students hailing from 40 different nationalities and 120 faculty members that boast an impressive range of international teaching experience, the school is enriched by the wealth of its diverse and multicultural community.

Committed to developing the whole child, the MET integrates the rigors of the IB and Panamanian curricula with a comprehensive visual and performing arts program, Panamanian culture, competitive athletics, cutting edge technology and the promotion of values and civic responsibility.

Students are encouraged to develop an appreciation of social commitment and values. The MET promotes in its students global harmony and sustainability to facilitate an intercultural and international understanding. The methodology is geared to produce well-rounded, well-educated students who are inspired and prepared to contribute to society.


The Metropolitan School of Panama seeks staff that are passionate and enthusiastic about education, and are wholy committed to excellence. 


  • Elementary School Principal/Head of Primary - click here for more information about the position and its online application process. Click here to submit your application.


  • Secondary School Spanish Teacher - the candidate must demonstrate proficiency not only in Spanish but English as well (functional to engage in academic trainings conducted in English). Only local applicants will be considered.


  • Administrative Assistant - the candidate must be bilingual, Panamanian and have excellent computer skills. PReference will be given to candidates with prior experience using google drive (docs and sheets) with excellent customer service skills. The position will begin immediately with a starting salary of $1000/month depending on experience.
  • Security Guard


Applications to Leadership Positions must follow the application procedure included in the position's posting. Interested candidates for teaching and administrative positions are asked to submit the following documentation in English, and in a single PDF document:

  1. A letter of application (no more than one page). If applying for a teaching position, please include your personal educational philosophy.
  2. Up-to-date CV (no more than two pages) that includes: a recent photograph, nationality (and migratory status), listed professional accreditations and degrees earned (copies of diplomas or certificates will be requested upon hiring).
  3. Three letters of reference and/or names, addresses, e-mail contacts and telephone numbers of at least 3 former professional referees (direct supervisors).

You may send your application package via e-mail to, including in the subject line the position for which you are applying. 


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