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TEFL Certification in Quito, Ecuador - Overview

Ecuador's second-largest city and a major center of commerce, education & culture, Quito makes for an ideal location to earn your accredited TEFL certification for teaching English in Ecuador & worldwide. Accredited & taught by experienced instructors, this 4-week intensive TEFL class in Quito will provide you with professional level English teaching skills in addition to a recognized qualification for teaching English around the globe.

All students and graduates receive lifetime Job Search Guidance in Ecuador and worldwide. All students & graduates also receive lifetime worldwide job placement assistance to gain employment in more than 50 countries worldwide. These services and resources include personal assistance from expert advisors; contact information for tens of thousands of schools worldwide; referrals to top recruiters around the globe; hundreds of pages of information and links for getting jobs virtually everywhere; and much more. 

You don't need to hold a degree in education or have prior teaching experience to teach English in Ecuador. However, earning an accredited TEFL certification will provide you with the skills you need to provide professional-level English language instruction and a qualification that thousands of schools and language institutes seek when they hire English teachers. 

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Experience Ecuadorian culture in Quito

Activities & Day Trips

Quito is a metropolitan city with many social and cultural activities. There are various cultural and nature sites in the vicinity that can be visited in day trips or weekend trips. Students often make their own plans for the weekend or for socializing. Local attractions in the area include:

  • Quito Old Town
  • Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus
  • Basilica del Voto Nacional
  • Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila
  • Otavalo Market
  • Mercado Artesanal La Mariscal
  • Quilotoa Lake + hiking
  • Take Spanish Lessons
  • Visit Cotopaxi National Park for some hiking


Experience Ecuadorian culture in Quito

Housing Options

Housing is not included with tuition, but once you enroll for your course, the onsite course director can assist you with making housing arrangements for the duration of your Ecuador TEFL Course. Typical options include (availability & prices subject to change):

Homestay - Private homes are available if you wish to experience life with an Ecuadorian family, and take the opportunity to practice and develop your Spanish. This option includes a private room with internet access and meals with your homestay family. Pricing is $18 per day, which comes to $126 USD per week.

Hostels & Short-Term Rentals - Students are free to arrange their own housing with a hostel or a short-term rental and the school is happy to provide contact information and advice. Prices typically range from $15 - $30 per night, or from $200 - $500 USD per month. 

Pricing is subject to change at any time. Students are free to make their own housing arrangements but should check with the school about transportation options and distance from the school.

TEFL Classes in Ecuador

Tuition Includes:

TEFL Classes in Ecuador

Tuition Does Not Include

  • Personal Expenses
  • International Flights
  • Visa
  • Insurance
  • Housing costs
  • Airport transfers

Enrollment Information for
TEFL Classes

IMPORTANT! Before enrolling for any International TEFL Academy TEFL course, it is imperative that you Contact International TEFL Academy for more information about TEFL Certification in Florencespeak to an Admissions Advisor. Your advisor will answer your questions and assist you with matters such as your eligibility & enrollment; course costs & logistics (such as housing); and your options for employment as an English teacher once you complete your TEFL Class.

To speak with an advisor, please call 773-634-9900 or fill out a contact form. 
To enroll for this course, please visit our Registration Procedures Page.

VIDEO Introduction:
TEFL Certification for Teaching English Abroad


Earning an accredited TEFL certification is a key element in the process of going overseas to teach English abroad, but sorting out your options for taking the right class can be a challenge. This video provides an in-depth overview of accredited TEFL certification course options offered by International TEFL Academy, including the
170-hour Online TEFL Certification Course and onsite 4-week TEFL classes offered in more than 25 locations worldwide, including in the U.S. Watch the video to learn more about these various options, including international standards, costs, schedules, formats, job placement assistance and the advantages to each approach.


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