Teach English in Ecuador
SALARY: US $1000 (tax free)
Duties will include;
• providing physical, emotional and spiritual care to children aged 0 -6
• coordinating play for children in a range of settings
• supporting carers in the parenting of their children
• developing play as a means of communicating information to children, to distract them during unpleasant procedures and to maintain their stage of development during illness or stress
• maintaining the environment in a child friendly manner
• maintaining toys and play equipment
• finding ways to stimulate children particularly those with special and sensory needs
• attending meetings
• maintaining records
a visa, and free accommodation in return for 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. There will be a $2500 bonus for completion of the two year contract and the option to work paid overtime.
The cost of living in Ecuador is relatively low and you will probably be able to save at least 50% of your income if you are not extravagant or wasteful.
Successful candidates must have one or more of the following child care qualifications or similar:
• CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education
• BTEC National Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development
• NVQ Level 3 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development.
end CV and letter of application to John Warren [email protected]
Ecuador is a small country in the northwest portion of South America. Bordered to the north by Colombia and Peru to the South, there are four distinct regions with four distinct cultures. Quito is the capital, as well as the second largest city, with enormous mountains flanking its sides. Mostly characterized by it’s Andean culture, the Sierra is a large part of the country. The spine of the Andes Mountains runs down the country, with many of the cities sitting in valleys along the PanAmerican Highway. … Read More
Ecuador uses the U.S. Dollar, and as a result many things are much cheaper than in the United States. A lunch will cost anywhere from $1.75-$3, including soup, a main course, desert and drink. A liter beer bought in a store will cost anywhere from 80 cents to $1.50. In a bar it could cost $1.50-2. A taxi could cost you $1-$3 to get across a city. But keep in mind that prices in Quito will always be higher. In most cities, you should agree to the price of a taxi before getting in, but in Quito it is sometimes better to ask them to use the meter. By law, they have to do it if you ask. … Read More
Not all teachers are required to have a special visa, though if you plan on staying past your 90 day tourist visa, you will need to get a Cultural Visa. This means that someone, or a school, will have to sponsor you. If you are arriving by yourself it can be difficult to find someone who will be willing to do this for you. There are language schools in places like Quito and Cuenca, however, that will take care of this with relative ease. … Read More
Interviews With English Teachers In Ecuador
Interview with Jon Brandt, Teaching English in Ecuador