EFL teachers needed for language school in Cuenca, Ecuador

Date posted:2022-11-26 | Writer: Foundation CEDEI | Email: [email protected]

CEDEI’s English Program seeks qualified EFL teachers to start January 2023, for a minimum of nine months. Foundation CEDEI is a non-profit institution of higher learning. Teachers have approximately 20 contact hours per week (generally four classes assigned per cycle). Most classes are Monday-Saturday.

Salary and benefits
Compensation: $7.30 an hour (50-hour / 40-hour courses), $8.00 an hour for Saturday courses. Teachers with an MA in Education are paid $7.80 an hour (50-hour/40-hour courses).
Instructors teach at least four classes and are able to request additional classes and/or tutorials, if available. Foundation CEDEI is a non-profit organization and while teachers don’t earn a lot of money by international standards, they do earn enough to live comfortably in Ecuador and gain much in teaching experience and cultural exchange.

Other perks include:
•    Free Spanish classes
•    Computer use with internet access (wireless at all our sites)
•    Salsa dance instruction
•    CEDEI helps teachers in their search for accommodations in Cuenca.
•    Health insurance for teachers under CEDEI’s sponsored volunteer visa
•    50% return on the cost of the visa

NOTE: Visa and airfare fees are the teacher's responsibility.


Qualifications required: a Bachelor's Degree, a TEFL/CELTA/TESOL or other teaching-related certificate, and must be a native English speaker or native-like fluent English speaker. Desired qualifications also include experience working with all ages starting at 8 years old to adults, teaching Pronunciation, Speaking and Listening courses, and TOEFL and IELTS Preparation.

How to apply

Interested Candidates send the following to [email protected]:

Current resume

Copy of TEFL, TESOL or CELTA certificate

2 Letters of recommendation – references should be able to describe your English teaching abilities

Copy of current passport

Complete the following steps for the official online application process:

Please go to to fill out the application form.

Upon receipt and review of your résumé, 2 letters of reference, and the online application form, we will schedule an interview with you.