Teach TEFL in Peru

Date posted:2009-03-16 | Writer: Asociacion Cultural Peruano Britanica | Email: [email protected]

The Peruvian British Cultural Association was founded in 1937, in order to promote the culture and history of the United Kingdom and strengthen cultural relationships with Peru.
Our Association gives Peruvians the opportunity to learn and master English through our Teaching Centres.
Promoting British, Peruvian and global culture among students and the general public is one of the most important tasks of the Peruvian British Cultural Association.

We have 10 centres in Lima, specially designed for teaching English.
Something that characterises our teaching is the “Active Learning” system, a method focusing on communication, where participation and interaction play fundamental roles.

We offer two types of courses: regular and special and we have programs for adults, young learners and children.

ADULTS (aged 15 plus)
Divided into three phases:

• Basic Phase
• Intermediate Phase
• Advanced Phase


• Juniors (aged 11 to 14)
• Kids (aged 8 to 10)
• Pre kids (aged 6 to 7)
• Infants (aged 4 to 5)


• Preparation courses for international certificates
• Conversation sessions
• Pronunciation and grammar courses
• English for business programme
• English for professionals


Teachers will be mainly engaged in teaching general English courses. These courses are generally organised in monthly “cycles” of 27 hours (60 minutes each)

Regular allocation to teaching from Monday to Friday:

• From 7:00 to 10:10 a.m. and from 4:10 to 7:30 p.m.
• From 8:40 to 12:00 am and from 6:00 to 9:10 p.m.

The duration of the contract is 14 months and could be renewed under mutual agreement. There are 2 months induction period, during which teachers will not be formally engaged in teaching. However, they will be able to visit our centres, observe lessons and get familiarized with the teaching material.
Teachers will be allowed to work once the contract has been approved by the Peruvian Ministry of Labour and the Immigration authorities.

Climate: the climate in Lima:

• Minimum in winter around 12°C to 13°C (June to September)
• Maximum in summer around 28°C, except on years that have “El Niño” phenomenon with up to 30°C to 32°C (December to March)
• Humidity: very high all year round.

Population: Lima has around 8 million inhabitants

Recreational facilities: many and for all budgets, cinemas, discos, pubs, theatres, museums, restaurants, gymnasiums, beaches.

Language: Native speaker of English
Minimum age: 25
Experience: At least one year teaching experience
Qualification: TEFL /TESOL  or CELTA.
Others: Basic knowledge of Spanish is required.

If you are interested please send your CV to Maria Jose Cordova at the e-mail address given on the job heading page. Office phone: (511) 6153497

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching.


The Unit about Teaching Aids and Other materials was very helpful due to the variety of information provided and also since teachers can become closely introduced to the extent of different resources to help them in the classroom. The proper use of a wider range of sources can bring to a much more fruitful teaching on one hand and absorbing the quantity of some quality knowledge of the students, on the other.I think I have learned many new things from this unit. I knew about some of these teaching aids but I certainly didn't know about most of them. For example I didn't know anything about the Interactive White Board, or Podcast. These and many more I just learned from this lesson. I think there's still so much to learn. We as prospective teachers certainly need to use all we can, to make our lessons interesting.