Teaching English in Public Schools in Chile Through the “English Opens Doors” Program

 

By: Michael Kunik

While it is true that the vast majority of English teaching positions available overseas are with private language schools, there are a variety of really popular government sponsored teaching programs that offer foreign instructors opportunities to teach in a public school setting. Among them is the “English Opens Doors” (EOD) program offered by The United Nations Development Program and the Chilean Ministry of Education for teaching English in Chile. The Chilean Ministry of Education recruits volunteers to teach in public schools in exchange for a modest stipend and a homestay with a local family.

10 Great Places You Must See While Teaching English in Chile

 


  • Thinking about teaching English abroad?
  • Want to discover the fantastic cultural, historical and natural offerings of Latin America while getting paid?
  • Do you want to live in a dynamic, cosmopolitan city offering world-class cuisine, nightlife and architecture?

Boasting one of the top job markets for teaching English in South America, the nation of Chile can be a great adventure for those who love to experience everything and anything from the driest desert in the world to glacial reserves, fantastic mountains, beautiful wine country and spectacular coastlines. For those who venture to teach English in Chile, here are ten gems you will want to be sure to experience.

Teach English in Buenos Aires & Discover the "Paris of South America"

Known as the "Paris of Latin America" and the "City of Fair Winds" (a literal translation from the city's Spanish name), the capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires, captures Latin America's passion for life perhaps more than any other city on the continent. From Tango, wine and amazing food, to exquisite Art Deco architecture and fútbol, Buenos Aires offers it all. This colorful city is the second largest metropolitan area in South America and it is located at the western shore of Rio de la Plata just across from Uruguay on the southeastern part of the continent.

9 Reasons to Teach English in Lima, Peru: The City of Kings

  • Looking to live and work in one of South America's great cities with 500 years of history and culture?

  • Want to immerse yourself in the culture, cuisine and history of Latin America while getting paid to teach English?

Situated among desert valleys overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Lima is the national capital and largest city in Peru, whose metropolitan area is home to a population of 9 million. As a major center of international trade, education and tourism, Lima has developed into one of the largest job markets for teaching English in South America.

Teach English in Rio de Janeiro and Discover the "Marvelous City"

  • Would you like to visit the host city of great sporting spectacles like the 2014 FIFA World Cup or the 2016 Summer Olympiad?

  • Can you see yourself dancing the samba or drinking caipirinha on Copacabana Beach?

Rightfully known as Cidade Maravilhosa, or "The Marvelous City," Rio de Janeiro is known as the most beautiful, vibrant and culturally rich city in Brazil. Boasting a fascinating blend of African, Portuguese, and South American cultural influences and a gorgeous setting surrounded by mountains on Guanabara Bay, Rio is renowned for its spectacular natural setting, famous beaches, deep blue seas, samba, bossa nova, and of course, Carnival!

Discover the Secret Allure of Colombia while Teaching English

Teach English & Discover Colombia

  • Have you dreamt of living in a tropical land of pristine beaches and lush rainforests where there is an “eternal spring” that lasts all year long?
  • Can you see yourself living in a city that combines charming colonial architecture, world class cafes, and the hottest salsa dance clubs in the world?
  • Do you love coffee or want to learn Spanish?