Thank you for your interest in Balboa Academy. Balboa Academy seeks faculty and staff who are looking to join an active school community,  and who are committed to Balboa Academy’s vision and mission. Balboa Academy faculty and staff embody a tradition of a caring demeanor, collaboration, competence, and professional growth and development. Please peruse the rest of this website for more information about the school, its programs, and the Balboa Academy community.


Current Opportunities


We are also accepting applications for Substitute Teachers.
How do I apply?
Meeting Panama requirements for a valid work permit is required for full-time positions. If you would like to join Balboa Academy’s staff, please send a complete application packet to Human Resources – Vanessa De Gracia as well as a copy of the email to Vanessa Harper at
Application Packet
  • Current CV or resume including a recent photograph
  • Names, addresses, e-mail contacts and telephone numbers of at least 3 professional references
  • Philosophy of Education statement (if applying to a teaching position)
  • Valid teaching certificate and/or chronological list of prior teaching experiences (if applying to a teaching position)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Fluency in English
  • 2+ years teaching experience
  • Using technology as an instructional tool
  • Standards-based assessment and reporting experience
  • Writer’s and reader’s workshop experience in either the Elementary or Middle School
  • ESL teaching experience with students of all levels
  • Differentiation of instruction to meet the needs of each student.
  • 6+1 Writing Traits to assess student writing.
  • Use of collaborative learning and performance assessments
  • Interpreting and using results from the NWEA Measures for Academic Progress(MAP) testing program to inform instruction
  • Experience/willingness to work and plan as part of a team of teachers.
  • Interest in and agreeable to coach or sponsor an after-school activity/sport