Teaching English in Argentina 101
Argentina has always been one of the largest job markets for teaching English in South America. English teachers in Argentina typically find work February through March and again in July and August. English teachers are expected to interview in person, and they are also responsible for airfare and housing costs. Many teachers share accommodations with their coworkers, other expats or locals to share costs.
Though wages are not high, English teachers can afford a comfortable lifestyle in Argentina based on the relatively low cost of living. English language schools typically offer approximately 20 to 25 hours of work per week, leaving plenty of time to travel, explore, and take on private students. TEFL certified teachers without a bachelor’s degree can find excellent opportunities to teach in Argentina, but teachers with four-year degrees are preferred.
TEFL certification is typically required to teach English in Argentina. Most available English teaching positions are in the major cities of Buenos Aires, Rosario, Mendoza, Cordoba, Tucuman, Bariloche, and Mar del Plata.