"WHAT IS THIS PAGE? I WANTED A TEFL JOB, WHERE ARE THEY?"
Yes, sorry about that. There are no TEFL vacancies posted here right now, there might be others at another time though so do check back again. Don’t give up on the dream! You can read all TEFLing in this country in our handy little guide below, or click on other countries above to check out TEFL jobs in other places if you like?
Remember - the world is your oyster!
TEFL Jobs in Ecuador
While Ecuador won’t ever rival Japan or South Korea as a top TEFL jobs destination, it is one of the most stable and accessible TEFL jobs markets in South America. There is ample opportunity to teach English in schools and universities in the main cities.
Wages and Cost of Living
In Quito inexperienced TEFL teachers can expect to make around US$400 to US$700 a month. Teachers with more experience and qualifications can command a salary of nearer US$1000. Teachers who offer private lessons can earn around US$9 to US$12 an hour by teaching English in Ecuador’s capital. The wages outside of the capital are a little lower, but you should still be able to live comfortably due to the low cost of living.
TEFL Jobs in Quito
Ecuador’s capital is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most popular tourist destinations in South America. All of which means, there are lots of TEFL jobs in Quito, especially in privately-run language schools and institutes.
TEFL Jobs in Guayaquil
Guayaquil is the commercial hub for all of Ecuador and its old town and riverside promenades draw in travelers from around the world. This combination of business and tourism has lead to an increased demand for people to teach English in Guayaquil.
TEFL Jobs in Cuenca
The stunning city of Cuenca sits high in the Ecuadorian Sierra and its status as a World Heritage Site makes it a popular spot for tourists. The influx of foreign visitors has led to a huge increase in the number of TEFL jobs in Cuenca.