Teaching English Jobs
A job teaching English in Bolivia is a fantastic way to live overseas and get paid to travel the world! Armed with an International TEFL Academy TEFL/TESOL certification, you will be able to work abroad teaching English while getting paid. After taking our course, you can quickly begin working in major cities throughout Bolivia, Latin America, and around the world..
Teaching English overseas not just an opportunity to work abroad, it is the chance to truly immerse yourself in a new culture, experience a different way of life, build friendships that will last a lifetime and discover your own potential. Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is the industry terms for a professional English language teacher in a foreign country.
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English Teaching Requirements in Bolivia
- Education: BA/BS not required but preferred; TEFL TESOL Certification is required and students can obtain certification at any of our other Worldwide TEFL locations or by taking the Online TEFL Class.
- Peak Hiring Months: Mid February - Mid March & July - August
- Types of Jobs: English language schools
- Typical Hiring Process: Interview in person in Bolivia
- Average teaching hours per week: 20-30 hours of classroom & extra prep time
- Types of Students: Business professionals
- Cost of Living per Month: $400 - 600 USD (2,764 - 4,146 BOB)
- Average Monthly Pay:$400 - 600 USD (2,764 - 4,146 BOB)
- Start-up Cost: $600 - 900 USD (4,116 - 6,219 BOB)
- Potential to Save or Break-even: Break-even
- Accommodation/Housing Benefits Paid: No
- Flight Reimbursement: No
Interesting Facts About Life in Bolivia...
- La Paz, Bolivia, sits at an altitude ranging from 3,600 meters (11,811 feet) to 4050 meters (13,287 feet) above sea level and has the world's highest golf course.
- Bolivia contains the world's largest paleontological site. On a gigantic limestone slab, there are about 5,000 impressions of dinosaur footprints from 300 different dinosaurs.
- Bolivia is roughly the same size as France and Spain combined.
- Bolivia held claim to Pacific coastline until 1880, when it was lost to Chile in war.