Teach English in Ecuador
START DATE: August 2014
Duties: 4 day work week, 7:25 to 1:45 Monday to Thursday, 22 teaching periods per week, 10 planning periods per week
Term: 10 month contract
We begin orientation in the last week of August and school ends the final week of June
Application Process: Please send your resume for consideration to: Lori Wrenn, International Coordinator at lwrenn(at)cedei.org.
Compensation: Monthly stipend, free Spanish and dance classes.
Teachers are responsible for their own airfare and the cost of their visa for the 1st year ($80).
minimum of a bachelor’s degree plus TEFL with preference given to those with a teaching degree
send your resume for consideration to: Lori Wrenn, International Coordinator at email@example.com.
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