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"After graduation, Kristen Vandervoort, moved to Santiago, Chile, and enrolled in a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certification course. Two years later, Kristen had taught at a language institute, freelanced around the city, and checked many things off of her bucket list!" Read about her experience in this blog article.

This site has a comprehensive list of the International schools in and around Sao Paolo. These schools are reviewed and verified.

This site has a comprehensive list of the International schools in and around Costa Rica. These schools are reviewed and verified.

This site has a comprehensive list of the International schools in and around Rio de Janeiro. These schools are reviewed and verified.

This site has a comprehensive list of the International schools in and around Mexico City. These schools are reviewed and verified.

This site has a comprehensive list of the International schools in and around Lima. These schools are reviewed and verified.

This site has a comprehensive list of the International schools in and around Buenos Aires. These schools are reviewed and verified.

"We are a leading organization in Venezuela, specializing in the promotion of educational, cultural and tourist experiences for students, youth and teachers"

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: http://www.ivivenezuela.com

A non-profit civil association founded in 1941 in Caracasa, the language institute designs and manages programs for teaching English as a Foreign Language and Spanish as a Second Language, aimed at adults (over 16 years old), young people (12 to 15 years old) and children (9 to 11 years old).

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: https://cvalasmercedes.wordpress.com/

With 48 centers across Uruguay this is the country's largest English education company. Offering courses for both adults and kids this institute has many years of experience in English teaching.

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: https://www.anglo.edu.uy/

Based in Cusco, Peru, the school has approx. 100 students and is run by Ben, a UK national. We are a growing company looking for great talent to help us expand and improve our services.

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: https://www.inglessuperior.com/teach-english/

"Business Links is the undisputed leader in language teaching for the corporate sector in Peru. It was established 18 years ago and has British Directors certified in the teaching of English. Throughout the years we have worked at a corporate level with more than 300 companies in Lima and other provinces"

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: http://bl.com.pe/

"Founded more than 80 years ago, the British Peruvian Cultural Association, better known as BRITÁNICO, is one of the most solid institutions for teaching the English language in Peru" . They have over 12 centers across the country currently.

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: https://www.britanico.edu.pe

One of the leading language academies in Mexico with well over 50 locations across the country and some in neighbouring countries. There is no English site but using Google translate you can find the details about jobs and apply through their website.

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: https://www.harmonhall.com

This modern language center in San Jose has been around for over 20 years and invites teachers to apply online for teaching positions via their website

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: https://www.idiomacr.com

"The Centro Cultural Colombo Americano, a non-profit binational center, officially recognized by the US Embassy in Bogota. Our basic purpose is to improve cultural understanding and authentic and peaceful relationships between the people of Colombia and the United States through English learning courses."

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: https://www.colomboamericano.org/index.php/en/

This chain of language schools has branches all over Chile. They offer a variety of courses from Test Prep to Business English. Teachers can contact them via website for job info.

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: http://www.internationalcenter.cl/web2009/

This language institute has 13 locations across Chile and offers English courses for adults and kids. There is no job section so teachers should contact directly via the contact page.

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: http://www.tronwell.com/

"English2Go's goal is to bring high quality, competitively priced English language training to professionals and workers in their offices, places of work, or homes. You will teach English to employees and executives in their workplace during the week"

A large franchise of English schools for adult learners which utilizes modern learning techniques. They have centers all across Brazil.

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: https://wiseup.com/

With over 50 locations across Brazil this is another large English language learning company with a separate recruitment site, not in English but searchable by translation.

A very large language learning company with centers all across Brazil. They don't have an English site but their separate Careers site has positions for English teachers.

The British Council are one of the largest global English language centers and they have many centers across Latin America. Check their Careers page for the latest positions.

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: https://jobs.britishcouncil.org/

One of the largest language institutes across the globe with branches in Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, and Puerto Rico.

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: https://www.inlingua.com/centers/

Currently this global chain of English learning centers has branches in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela.

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: https://www.wallstreetenglish.com/our-locations/

This article is written by Caio Albernaz who is a "foreign languages teacher and translator. He has taught in Brazil, Uruguay, and Colombia. He has a degree in Linguistics & Literature and holds a TESOL diploma from TESL-Canada."

This blog has articles about living in Panama with a focus more on lifestyle and things to do outside of work (travel, dining, activities etc).

"I, Andrew Macia, started the Medellin Buzz blog a few years ago as a way for my advanced level English students to practice reading at home. I wanted them to have something to read that wasn’t boring and that was about their own city. I love to write and I have a pretty active life, therefore, it was the perfect marriage. Today, I no longer teach English because my digital marketing agency takes up most of my time. But I still like to discover Medellin and write about it."

"Brazilian Gringo helps non-Brazilians adapt to life in Brazil more successfully by improving their Brazilian Portuguese learning skills and knowledge of Brazilian culture. Other topics that are frequently touched on are how to make money in Brazil, how to teach English in Brazil, how to overcome Brazil’s bureaucracy and Brazilian music."

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: http://braziliangringo.com/teach-english-brazil/

A website made by a family that have lived in Panama for over 10 years and are sharing their experiences and knowledge.

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: http://livinginpanama.com/

CuencaHighLife’s mission is to publish news, analysis, and opinions about Cuenca, Ecuador, and Latin America, as well as features on Cuenca’s thriving expat community, for the benefit of current and prospective expatriates.

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: https://cuencahighlife.com/

"This group is for people in living in Yucatán that want to connect with others living in the area, or just need advice of any kind from a local"

"For anyone involved in or interested in teaching English as a foreign language in Mexico. If you're looking for a job, advice about how to get a job, living in Mexico, bad places to live/work, good places to live/work, where to travel etc"

A small group for TEFL teachers in Ecuador to share resources and teaching tips.

"This is a place to improve our teaching, to find and share ideas, activities, games, materials, methodologies, and suggestions for evaluation. Also it was created to motivate ourselves as teachers and also our students in the process of teaching and learning in a meaningful way."

A group for teachers in Costa Rica to share ideas, jobs and resources.

A popular group for English teachers in Colombia with lots of posts about jobs, resources, training courses and more.

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: https://www.facebook.com/groups/16540979598/

This is a group for English teachers in Chile and has daily posts mostly relating to job opportunities.

"This is a new group for English teachers in Chile. It is the result of a discussion by English teachers in the Learning Community of Chilean Teachers of English. In response to a question on why so many teachers are fired every year, teachers responded with comments on working conditions, a lack of meritocracy and the 'precarisation of labour suffered by teachers'. "

"Join us in this group in order to share links, lesson ideas and games, advice , stories, poems, jokes...and anything you want!"

"Welcome to the group of English teachers in the city and state of são paulo! Come and invite your teacher friends so that we can exchange guidelines, activities and vacancies for new opportunities!"

"This group is for anybody, from a foreign country that's teaching English in Brazil. "

"Maximo Nivel is the leading organization in study abroad and educational travel in Latin America. We are an internationally-accredited organization with 4 local institutes in 3 of the world’s most beautiful countries — Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru."

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: https://maximonivel.com/

This organization, founded in 2012 in Medellin, has developed partnerships with well-known institutions in the public sector such as SENA, The Ministry of Education of Colombia and Colsubsidio as well as private enterprises like Success Group and Language Centers to bring foreign teachers to the country to improve the English proficiency of kids , teenagers and adults.

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: http://teachingenglishcolombia.org/

"Minga House Foundation (non profit organization) is able to provide a landing strip for inbound educators. Minga Teachers are able to arrive as a tourists and immerse themselves as volunteers into a school setting giving them the opportunity to practice their Spanish skills while experiencing a Colombian school system immediately adding to their resume valuable in-country teaching experience making them even more attractive for employment. "

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: https://www.mingateachers.org/

"TeachingChile is a U.S. company whose charter is to help advance English in Chile by recruiting qualified native-English speakers to teach English in Chile's schools, universities, and language institutes for one or two semesters."

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: https://teachingchile.com/

This agency specializes in working with all types of schools and teachers across Latin America. They also have a jobs board but it is advisable to contact them directly for the latest opportunities.

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: https://www.webbersed.com/

A professional teacher recruitment company for the Latin America region which deals with all types of subject teachers. ESL is one category of teacher they recruit for schools however there are very positions for this so a more qualified subject teacher will have better options.

Location: Latin AmericaWebsite: http://www.teachers-latin-america.com/

A group for publishing English teaching jobs in Uruguay

The idea of this group is "to publish job offers or any other kind of relevant information in relation to our occupation."