How Can I Get a Work Visa to Teach English in Mexico?

In addition to offering a broad array of fantastic culture and history, diverse landscapes, dynamic cities and thousands of miles of beautiful coastline, Mexico represents one of the largest job markets in the world for teaching English abroad.

Each year, thousands of foreigners are employed to teach English in Mexico in hundreds of schools and language institutes. One question facing anybody teaching English abroad is do I need a work visa or some other official permission to work professionally as an English teacher in that particular country?

Where Can I Get an English Teaching Job in Advance in Latin America?

By: Christie Koness

The countries of Central and South America are not well known for offering English teachers jobs in advance.  Employers in these countries typically prefer to meet English teachers face-to-face, interview, and hire them on the spot.  This process can understandably be slightly daunting for some ESL teachers who would like job security before they move their lives halfway or all the way around the world.  

If this sounds like you, don’t disregard Latin America entirely!  There are a few countries that sometimes offer opportunities to find work before being in the country. 

10 Reasons Why You Should Teach English Abroad in Mexico in 2020

By: Helen Schenck

Wait, isn't Mexico just a vacation spot? 

No — Mexico flies under the radar and is one of the hidden gems in Latin America for teaching English abroad.

Mexico has a strong economy that boasts a terrain, history, and cuisine as diverse as its people. Mexico also offers fantastic benefits for TEFL Certified English teachers. 

Here are 10 reasons why you should teach English abroad in Mexico in 2020!