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TEFL Certification in Guadalajara, Mexico - Overview

Mexico's second-largest city and a major center of commerce, education & culture, Guadalajara makes for an ideal location to earn your accredited TEFL certification for teaching English in Mexico & worldwide. Accredited & taught by experienced instructors, this 4-week intensive TEFL class in Guadalajara 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 Mexico and worldwide. Over the past two decades, our staff has established a vast network of contacts with schools across Mexico that call upon us year-round looking for teachers. 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 Mexico, which represents one of the largest job markets for teaching English abroad in the world.  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 Mexican culture in Guadalajara

Optional Excursions & Activities

A variety of free and paid activities & excursions are available to students. An up-to-date listing of options & prices will be available upon enrollment but popular activities for our TEFL Guadalajara students typically include:

  • Tequila Tour (including tasting & visit to a farm & distillery)
  • Spanish lessons
  • Guadalajara city tour
  • Mexico cooking lessons
  • Lake Chapala and Ajijíc tours
  • Weekend excursions to colonial towns like Morelia, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Guanajuato, & San Miguel Allende


Experience Mexican culture in Guadalajara

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 Mexico TEFL Course. Typical options include (availability & prices subject to change):

Homestay - Private homes are available if you wish to experience life with a Mexican family, and take even more opportunity to practice and develop your Spanish. All home-stay prices include three meals a day and the option of either a private or shared bedroom.  - Prices begin at $100 USD a week.

Local Inns - A variety of shared or private rooms in local inns are available for rent. Amenities & services will vary, but typically include access to kitchen facilities, TV, laundry & WiFi. Bathrooms maybe private or shared. Prices typically range from $100 - $250 per week. 

Pricing is subject to change at any time. Students are free to make their own housing arrangements as long as they are able to attend class on time each day.

TEFL Classes in Mexico

Tuition Includes:

TEFL Classes in Mexico

Tuition Does Not Include

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

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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