Seeking TEFL Qualified Teachers in Puerto Montt, Chile

Date posted:2019-05-08 | Writer: Compass Institute | Email: [email protected]

Compass Institute is a small, private English language institute serving the city of Puerto Montt – the gateway to Chilean Patagonia. Our mission is to provide the highest quality English instruction to the hardworking community of Puerto Montt and so have regular opportunities for TEFL qualified teachers. Puerto Montt is a lively port city looking out to the Pacific Ocean and surrounded by snowcapped volcanoes. Here in the lush Lakes Region of Chile, you will find delicious seafood, welcoming southern Chilean culture, charming architecture, and stunning natural wonders.


Teach individual and small group classes (up to 4 students) to children, youth, and adult learners of all levels

Working schedule from Tuesday through Saturday (Sunday and Monday are free days)

Approximately 20 hours of instruction per week with additional hours for planning and staff meetings


Base salary paid monthly

Training and professional development

Free accommodation provided, including all utilities

Opportunity for cultural exchanges and trips around the area


CELTA or TESOL certificate (or other accredited 120-hour TEFL certificate with live teaching practice)

Bachelor’s degree in any field

Native level English speaker

Able to commit to an 8-month contract


Work closely with a small team of colleagues

Teach all levels and age groups, as assigned

Create a safe and dynamic learning environment for students

Plan engaging lessons and continually assess students’ progress

Ask questions and actively seek help when needed

Be observed, receive and implement advice for improvement, learn new skills

Adapt to challenges with an open mind and positive attitude

An ideal candidate will also possess:

At least a basic level of Spanish

1 year + English teaching experience

A passion for helping students achieve their goals

A genuine interest in cultural exchange and being a part of a community


Please send us an email at the address given on the job heading with the following:

Your CV or Resume

A scanned copy of your teaching certificate

A cover letter that answers the following questions:

What are your reasons for choosing a career in English teaching?

What interests you about living in Southern Chile?

What is something special about you that makes you a great candidate for this job?

TEL: +56 9 5359 2826