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TEFL Jobs in Argentina
If you're looking for a TEFL job in South America, Argentina is a great choice. The county has a high demand for certified EFL teachers and although the market prospects are a bit brighter outside the nation's capital, Buenos Aires still has potential for landing a job—you'll just have to dig a bit deeper to find a good opportunity.
Your students will often come from a variety of backgrounds as students are often from various different social groups
Finding a job in Argentina is very much like finding a job anywhere else in the world. You'll need to seek out as many employers as possible and approach them—even if they're not hiring. You can find most employers through listings on the Net, directories of language schools and online newspapers.
You'll want to call the school first to introduce yourself. If they have a Human Resources Department, you should start there. Be sure you've got a current resume ready to send should the school ask for one and you might even be asked to submit a photograph. Even if the school doesn't need anyone at that time, at least you will have planted a seed for thought and check back with the school later if you choose to. Employment situations are always changing at language schools so it's worth checking in with these schools repeatedly.
You can also try to find a job by connecting with the local, expat teaching community. EFL teachers will understandably share the same social circles and are a great source of insider information into current teaching positions.
Questions to Ask TEFL Schools
Be sure to ask questions regarding pay rates, whether your lessons are inside or outside the school. If you're on location, be sure to ask if you get compensated for travel time. Ask what kind of resources the school has for lesson planning as well as teaching materials. You should also ask what kind of administrative support you will have--whether a visa will be needed and if the school assists with that, etc.
All of these questions will help you avoid any nasty surprises after you've already agreed to take the job.
TEFL Job Expectations
Particularly in Buenos Aires, you'll probably find that you'll have to be willing to take an initial job offering you less than a full weekly schedule. The language school might ask that you be flexible enough to cover for sick colleagues or to take the less desirable, smaller classes or ones with early or late hours.
Schools will often give a limited schedule initially while they evaluate your skills and dependability. If you can impress them, they will often begin to offer you more. Many new teachers find it necessary to take more than one position, when they are starting out.
Argentina's economic rebound over the last few years has increased the general economic well-being of its populace, while simultaneously increasing the cost of living. Some English teachers find it challenging to make ends meet on teaching alone. You might not be able to save money teaching English in Argentina like you can in other Latin American and Asian countries.
With this in mind, Argentina is a terrific place to live; it has a wonderful dynamic, interesting culture, and teaching English here is a great way to support and deepen the project of experiencing all it has to offer.TEFL Courses in Buenos Aires
Jobs For TEFL Certified Teachers in ArgentinaExpand
Date posted:2012-10-29 | Writer: American Forum, Language Institute | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
American Forum, Language Institute founded in 1989, is looking for certified EFL teachers to join its team in Martinez, Buenos Aires. We offer: professional and supportive atmosphere, teaching materials, in-house training, career opportunities, stability, team-work, interaction with teaching consultant and technology consultant, together with possibility to take in-house Spanish lessons.
Requirements:- native English teachers with TEFL, TESOL, or CELTA certification- graduate or about to graduate Argentine English teachers- proven teaching experience- committed to work until at least December 21st, 2012
Please send resumé and current availability to the e-mail address given on the job heading.... Read more
Position Teaching English in ArgentinaExpand
Date posted:2012-08-28 | Writer: Language Affairs | Email: email@example.com
Language Affairs are looking for TEFL qualified teachers who are available to start work in Buenos Aires immmediately. Our clients range from the smallest of businesses to largest of Financial Institutions in Buenos Aires. Teachers will receive all the necessary materials for the classes and support, as well as all the possible information about each student
Requirements:- Real teaching experience- TESOL-- TEFL --CELTA or similar - The candidate should be capable of teaching business and legal vocabulary- Good knowledge of English Grammar- Stay in Argentina until the end of the year minimum Please, send your CV to the e-mail address given on the job heading, the sooner the better. You should be willing to move around the city and be keen to join a great team of staff. Contac... Read more
TEFL Job in Argentina (2)Expand
Date posted:2012-07-31 | Writer: Best English School | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
BEST is a medium-sized English school specializing in corporate English communication programs. We have been doing business in Buenos Aires for the past 15 years. We are currently looking for experienced TEFL certified Native English teachers for classes in Belgrano, Nunez and Olivos Part Time ( 50hrs monthly) Full time ( 100 hrs monthly ). Candidates must already be in Buenos Aires and plan to stay at least until the end of the year. An intermediate Spanish level is required. Our clients include Xerox, Con Agra, Proctor and Gamble, Cargill, Avery Dennison, Pellikan, etc. Please send resumes, indicate type of certification, and availability to th e-mail address given on the job heading or call 1545321775. Read more
Immediate TEFL Job in Buenos Aires, ArgentinaExpand
Date posted:2012-03-28 | Writer: Palermo English | Email: email@example.com
A rapidly growing English institute in the Palermo area of Buenos Aires is looking for three EFL teachers who are available for an immediate start, and who are planning on staying in Buenos Aires until at least September. Ideal candidates should have some knowledge of standardized exams (TOEFL, CAE, FCE, etc), have at least a conversational level of Spanish, and be friendly and out-going, whilst also being responsible and professional. The position involves teaching mainly adults.
We look favorably on those candidates who have some sort of TEFL / TESOL / CELTA certification. To apply, please email CV/resume with a contact phone number to the address given on the job heading. Read more
EFL Teachers Needed in Buenos AiresExpand
Date posted:2012-02-07 | Writer: YouLearn | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
YouLearn is looking for TEFL qualified Native English speaking teachers to work in Microcentro/Palermo/Recoleta/Belgrano and Zona Norte, teaching both one to one and small group lessons to adults mainly (and in some cases children) at the students' houses or in-company. Applicants should be available for an imminent start.
- Native English speakers (of any nationality) staying in Argentina at least until December 2012.
- Teaching experience, with certification (such as TESOL) a plus.
- Responsibility and punctuality are essential.
- We look for teachers who are able to plan dynamic lessons and create teaching material specially suited to the students' interests.
Please, send CV and cover letter specifying your location in BA a... Read more
Immediate Opportunities For English Teachers in ArgentinaExpand
Date posted:2011-11-15 | Writer: BA English | Email: email@example.com
Native speakers of English holding a TEFL, TESOL or equivalent certificate wanted for in-company classes in and around Buenos Aires. We have permanent and floating lessons from late-November though to late-February (with the possibility of a full-time job March through December 2012). Lessons are held Mondays through Saturdays (it´s not necessary to work full-time since more than one teacher is to be recruited). You do not need to look for class material on your own, plan the class ahead, or use your own money for making photocopies. The coordination supplies all teaching material in advance. Benefits include a sensible hourly rate.
Regular Opportunities Teaching EFL in Buenos Aires, ArgentinaExpand
Date posted:2011-09-28 | Writer: American English Center | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The American English Center is an institute devoted to training in Business English and has regular opportunities for TEFL qualified teachers. Come and join our staff of experienced teachers. Benefits include ongoing support and training. We pay $32 (pesos) an hour. If you are interested, contact Karina Feldman by email at the address given on the job heading. Please feel free to send us your CV at any time, which we will save in our database and contact you when we have a suitable course to cover. Click on the job heading for our current opening. Read more
Position For TEFL Qualified Teacher in ArgentinaExpand
Date posted:2011-08-23 | Writer: English Language Advising Services | Email: email@example.com
English Language Advising Services needs a professional adult EFL teacher for classes around the Northern part of Buenos Aires and Provincia. We are a small, teacher-run start up company which is growing, mostly via word-of-mouth recommendations. We provide the highest-quality teaching to clients (usually medical or technical professionals) in a relaxed and conversational environment. Teachers should be able to tailor materials to students' interests and professional needs. Currently there are a few classes to be placed in Florida and Vicente Lopez. Only applicants who are planning to stay in Buenos Aires until year's end or longer will be considered. Click on the job heading for more details.
Teach English in Buenos Aires, Argentina (2)Expand
Date posted:2011-03-29 | Writer: Hemingway’s English Language Institute | Email: HemingwaysBA@gmail.com
Hemingway’s English Language Institute provides the best English Language training in all of Buenos Aires. We teach classes of all sizes and levels, at home or in company, grammar or conversation based. We have regular opportunities for native-English speaking TEFL certified teachers who are able to teach business, academic and conversational English at all levels. Contact us via e-mail at the address given on the job heading for more information. Read more
Job Teaching English in ArgentinaExpand
Date posted:2010-05-11 | Writer: Look English | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Immediate opening in CF Belgrano for a TEFL qualified native English speaking teacher who is able to make a commitment to stay for at least six months. Working hours are Mon and Wed 8:30 to 12:00 and 13:00 to 14:00 in Belgrano. Prefer someone with at least six months of teaching experience. Pay is $35 per hour and work environment is easygoing and positive. Read more