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Teaching English Abroad

Teaching English in Brazil

Tips for Getting a Job Teaching English in Brazil

 

  • Education: 
    Preferably a BA/BS, though for teaching English in Brazil it’s not required
  • TEFL Certification: 
    To teach English in Brazil, most teachers will require TEFL certification.
  • Peak Hiring Months:  
    Middle of February to March and August
  • Types of Jobs: 
    Private tutors and teaching in English schools
  • Typical Hiring Process: 
    Local in-person interview in advance and over phone or email being limited
  • Average teaching hours per week: 
    Weekly 20-30 hours in the classroom and additional preparation hours
  • Types of Students/Audience: 
    Business professionals and private students
  • Cost of Living per month:  
    800 - 1300 USD (3,000-4,800 BRL)
  • Visas: 
    Tourist visa or a Student visa
  • Average Monthly Pay: 
    800 - 1300 USD (3,000-4,800 BRL)
  • Start –up cost: 
    1,200 - 2,000 USD (4,400-7,400 BRL)
  • Potential to save or break-even: 
    Break-even market
  • Accommodation Benefits:  
    None
  • Fight Reimbursements:  
    None
  • Vacation:  
    Depends on the employer
Teaching English in Brazil

The largest among all South American countries, Brazil's rise as a monetary force to be reckoned with on the worldwide stage is a moderately late turn of events. This has encouraged a phenomenal interest in ensuring English teaching experts. The time frame between March and August is whenever English teachers regularly find new business openings.

An advance interview over the telephone or by email is a choice taken up by an exceptionally limited number of the employing English language schools, face to face interviews being the most ideal decision for those hoping to get recruited in a Brazilian English school. Lodging and airfare charges must be borne by the English teachers. The decision is to live in apartments emptied recently by the previously residing teachers, while some even settle on sharing room space with their colleagues.

For English teachers in Brazil, a modest way of life isn't something past assumptions. Regular work-weeks comprise 20 to 25 hours which leaves to the side a lot of time for voyaging and exploring. While it isn't important to have a Bachelor's degree for getting a teaching job in Brazil, numerous businesses have been found to have a solid preference for it. Those without a degree can expect their pursuit of a job search to be more serious.

Getting a work visa is additionally extraordinary for those coming to educate in Brazil. It is common for English teachers to work on a tourist visa under the table, however, this all-around normal practice is actually not legal. Those deciding to work under the table should remain educated regarding the likely results of getting employed on a tourist visa.

An average requirement is TEFL certification. Grouping of English teaching jobs can be found in Brasilia, Salvador, Recife, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and a portion of the other bigger urban areas.