English in Mexico
Articles on Teaching English in Mexico
English and Living in Mexico by Jonathan
...I was still looking for a job. I had long
thought about trying to live overseas and
I knew that teaching English was a good vehicle
for doing so, so I enrolled in a 1-month
crash course in Teaching English to Speakers
of Other Languages (TESOL) to figure out
how to do it.
Not long after I completed my course I came
across a posting on the Web for a university
English teaching job in Oaxaca. So I sent
in my resume, completed a phone interview,
accepted the job, and got on a plane to Mexico
all in the span of about ten days...
English as a Foreign Language in Guadalajara,
Mexico by Emily Miner
It was a lot of work—140 hours of work, in
my case—but you finally have your degree!
After returning home, I interviewed for a
job teaching young children in a progressive
childcare center. When they found out that
I had been teaching in Mexico, they offered
me the job immediately and decided to add
teaching Spanish to my duties. TEFL gives
you concrete job skills like public speaking,
lesson preparation, and working with others.
But it also taught me how to be more culturally
Teaching in Mexico as a Freelancer by
Each school is quite different and they complement
each other well. Mornings I teach at the
Anglo, a small language school near my house.
This morning I had two classes. The first
were four people in their 20s and 30s who
come to class before work. They are eager
to learn and always participate. The second
class has a few housewives and a few students
who go to work later in the day, including
a professional guitarist. Like the first
class, these students want to speak more
than anything else...
English and Live in Chiapas by Lisa
I am an English teacher in Chiapas, Mexico.
Most of these children have never seen a
5'5" pale-skinned white woman with freckles,
red hair and blue eyes—except on television—and
they seem to be mesmerized, if not slightly
frightened, by the sighting. At the end of
day one, they line up to kiss me on the cheek
before saying goodbye. One little girl with
the bouncy curly brown hair whispers in my
ear "you have beautiful eyes," before
she scurries out the door to join her friends...
a Job Teaching English in Mexico City
in One Week by Andy Peloquin
Did you know that you could get a teaching
job within just one week of arriving in Mexico
You can arrive in Mexico City with no experience,
no idea of what to do, and nothing more than
your personal items, and you will be employed
within a week—provided you know how and where
to look for good English teaching jobs. I
arrived in Mexico City with a family of four.
No idea of how or where to live. One week
later, I had a steady job that lasted for
18 months and paid more than enough to cover
my living expenses...
Lingua TEFL Certification in Mexico
Via Lingua provides international TEFL certificate
courses in many of the world's most popular teaching
destinations. With courses in 15 countries, Via Lingua
is one of the world's largest and most respected global
TEFL course providers. Our programs in Ciudad
Guzman offer 130 hours of training, including
10 hours of assessed teaching practice. The Via Lingua
course exceeds all professional guidelines for the
regulation of international TEFL certificate courses,
and is moderated by the ELT Institute, Hunter College
and accredited by the College of Teachers in England,
and is recognized by the British Council. Graduate
credits are also available.
Dates: Courses are offered monthly throughout
Cost: $1500 for tuition; $400 for
Contact: Via Lingua International
Tel.: 1 888 835 6207
CTESOL / CTEFL: Teach English Around the World
4 week — Internationally accredited courses
Our in-class TESOL course in Chiapas, Mexico provides
up to 12 hours of teaching practice with students
ranging from primary to adults. This kind of experience
is highly sought after by employers and will enhance
your prospects when you start looking for work. Our
qualified teacher trainers will provide valuable feedback
after the teaching practice sessions and our small
group sizes ensure that you receive plenty of individualized
attention throughout the course.
available each month all year-round
Cost: Deposit: US$600. Balance: US$1090.
Teach in Mexico
Teach programs include placement, monthly stipend, pre-arranged housing, orientation, social and cultural events, visa and arrival assistance, and health insurance. We place teachers primarily in Leon, Mexico, and the minimum program length is 1 year. Teachers will be placed in an English language institute for language learners of all ages and levels.
Contact: API, 300 Camp Craft Way
Ste 100, Austin, TX 78746 USA; tel. 512-600-8900; firstname.lastname@example.org; apiabroad.com.
TEFL Certification and Volunteer Teach
You will be providing a service to the community
and giving opportunity for native language access to local
children. If you are unsure about the nature of a career
in teaching, you will be able to try it out over a short
period of time before committing to a standard teaching
contract of a year or more
Exposure to authentic language learning environments
and classroom scenarios from day one and teaching experience
within the first week. High quality certification that has
allowed all our previous graduates to find work.
Contact: email@example.com, www.dunhaminstitute.com
Teach English in Mexico as a Volunteer
As a volunteer in Mexico, you teach English to
college students in the Spanish colonial cities of Dolores
Hidalgo and Queretaro. You are immediately accepted and
appreciated in our host communities as a rare and valuable
resource in the local students' quest to gain greater English
language proficiency. Teaching training also available in
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.globalvolunteers.org/mexico/
Teacher Training Organization
Offers training and courses
in Guadalajara, as well as help with job placement..
Teach English! TEFL Certification + TEFL Job
ITTO's allows us to guarantee our graduates paid job placement
in Mexico and direct employment contacts worldwide, upon
successful completion of the TEFL / TESL / TESOL course.
Contact: email@example.com, www.tefl.com.mx
Teaching English in Mexico
Program include TESOL certification, guaranteed
paid jobs, regional excursions, host country language instruction,
support of a local "Corps Advocate," a prepaid
cell phone, visa preparation, and pre-departure and re-entry
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.languagecorps.com
TEFL Job Placement in Mexico,
Latin America and Worldwide
Courses in Teaching English as a Second Language.
TESOL Training Worldwide
SIT TESOL Certificate in Oaxaca, Mexico
The SIT TESOL Certificate with TESOL Training
Worldwide is available in the beautiful, colonial city of
Oaxaca, Mexico. This 130 hour, 4 week course is fully accredited
and supported by The School for International Training (SIT),
a preeminent institution in TESOL teacher training and international
education and development. Located the historic center,
the program allows participants to develop a solid foundation
in teaching English amidst cultural and historical richness
Contact: email@example.com, www.tesolworldwide.com
University English Teachers
International TEFL Certificate Program (120 Hour)
The program is located in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
UET’s International TEFL Certificate Program has been
designed to ensure that all graduates possess the knowledge,
skills, confidence, professional attitude and experience
necessary to become successful English teachers.Teacher
trainees are enrolled in classes 5 hours per day, and teach
a minimum of one hour per day to non-English speaking students
(20 Hours of Teaching).
The Wall Street Institute
Seeking Native English Teachers
If you're looking for an interesting and challenging
job, join the Wall Street Institute team. The Wall Street Institute
is currently seeking dynamic teachers to fill positions in
Monterrey, Toluca, Leon, Puebla, Cuautitlan Izcalli and Queretaro,
Mexico. Please email or call if you are interested in one of
the above locations and are currently living in Mexico or plan
to move here within the next month.
Vancouver Language Centre
TEFL Certificate Program
The TEFL Certificate Program in Mexico is
an intensive 4-week course. The 140-hour program combines
theory instruction with practical classroom experience.
Students are assigned to mentor teachers and have the opportunity
to experience the operational realities of a language school
from the first day of class to the final exam.
Contact: Vancouver Language
Centre, Av. Vallarta #1151, Col. Americana,
CP 44100, Guadalajara, Jal. Mexico, Tel.: (52-33)3826-0944 & (52-33)3825-4271,
Fax: (52-33)3825-2051, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.study-mexico.com.