3 month volunteer teaching in Ecuador including 120 hour On-line TEFL certificate, accommodation, meals and orientation - volunteer in Amazon, Quito or Galapagos!Apply now!
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Sprinkle a splash of sparkling local hospitality and mix with snowy mountain peaks and steamy Amazonian jungle. Add combination of colonial Spanish and Latin American influence, blend with volcanic islands, pristine pacific coastline, colorful Andean villages and you get Ecuador, one of the most diverse countries on earth!
*Please note, surcharge of between US $25 / night (Quito) or US $35 / night (Galapagos) (including monthly food contribution) for host family may be applicable but is not always required. Your representative will check about the surcharge and can confirm before any booking whether this will be required or not.
We are looking for candidates who can help make a difference, share their culture and make a positive contribution by volunteer English teaching in Ecuador! This program is open to bachelor’s degree holders of UK, USA, Canadian, South African, Australian or New Zealand nationality. Couples and friends are welcome to apply!
Please note - the Galapagos placements involve interacting with very young children. So, volunteers must be comfortable working with children aged between 1-6 years old.
Galapagos Islands - a unique opportunity to experience a place way off the beaten track! Teach at bilingual day-care centers (approx. 1-6 year olds) in a living, breathing natural wonderland!
Quito – soak up Ecuador’s effervescent capital and teach at a local public school (elementary or high school placements).
Amazon – venture into the heart of the Amazonian jungle to teach in community schools. Placements teaching adults English for tourism and hospitality also available.
Ecuador is a vibrant and optimistic nation with an emerging tourist industry.
The aim of this program is for volunteers to contribute to the academic development of local children and adults through assisting local Ecuadorian teachers or taking their own classes. The larger aim is to boost Ecuador’s tourist industry and international competitiveness. Participants are encouraged to get involved with school life and are welcome to organize extra-curricular activities such as sports competitions, culture, music, craft or arts events.
This is a unique opportunity to provide knowledge and guidance to Ecuadorian learners and support the country in its efforts towards a bright future!
What is TEFL?
TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language and once you have completed a TEFL qualification, you can teach ESL abroad in a wide variety of countries. There are a few different types of courses for teaching English in Asia, the UAE and many unique destinations, however TEFL and TESOL courses (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) are the most common.
How do I learn TEFL?
You can learn TEFL in a number of ways including university courses and even internships in various locations such as China and Argentina. English Language teaching allows you to broaden your horizons and gain experiences you will not find anywhere else. Learning TEFL will allow you to embark on various different adventures including teaching in Asia, South America and the Middle East and considering global language training is becoming increasingly popular, international schools are always crying out for additional ESL teachers.
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