Teach English Abroad

Teach English in Brazil

CITY: Itajubá, Minas Gerais
START DATE: mid February/2014
SALARY: The starting wage is R$15, 00 (fifteen Reais) per hour for teaching group classes. (US$ 1 = R$ 2.3)

Our school teaches English, Spanish, French and German. Right now there are 7 foreign and 7 Brazilian teachers working with 350+ students. The students’ ages range from 12 to 40, the majority of them being university students.The position available is to teach around 40 hours per week from Monday to Saturday. Each class lasts one hour and has an average of 8 students.

The teacher will be paid monthly on the 5th business day of the following month. Each teacher will be evaluated through a survey at the end of each semester and any raises will be based on the survey results, performance and availability. Pay is enough to live in Itajubá and to save some for traveling. The school provides a furnished room in a teachers’ house for the duration of the contract. The teacher will have a private bedroom and will share kitchen and bathroom. The school is looking for a young (21 to 30), enthusiastic, committed and energetic professional, who is willing to work hard (one year contract). Experience is not necessary. The foreign English teacher is responsible for all advanced classes and advanced private students. The school is using Cambridge Press books from the Touchstone series, Cambridge Preparation for ibt TOEFL and handouts which are researched and prepared by the teacher

The school is located in Itajuba, a university town located in the state of Minas Gerais, four hours north east of Sao Paulo and four hours west of Rio de Janeiro. For more information you may contact the school Pedagogical Assistant João Castilhos coordenacao@speaking.com.br

Native Speakers Only (preferably also holding a Brazilian or any Latin American passport)

please send you resume, passport picture and a reference contact (or letter) to administracao@speaking.com.br.

If you are already in Brazil you can call (35) 8846 1828 or come to visit us in Itajubá