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Teaching English Abroad

Teaching English in Mexico

Tips for Getting a Job Teaching English in Mexico

 

  • Education: 
    A BA/BS preferred for teaching English in Mexico though not required
  • TEFL Certification: 
    A TEFL/TESOL certification is necessary
  • Peak Hiring Months:  
    All throughout the year
  • Citizenship Requirements:  
    Preference given to citizens of South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Ireland, Canada, UK, and USA though this is not always a requirement
  • Types of Jobs: 
    Online classes, Private students and teaching in English schools
  • Typical Hiring Process: 
    Face-face person interviews with advance interviews over phone or email being limited.
  • Average teaching hours per week: 
    Weekly 20-25 hours in the classroom plus additional hours
  • Types of Students/Audience: 
    Business professionals and children
  • Cost of Living per month:  
    500 - 800 USD (9,300-15,000 MXN)
  • Visas: 
    Work visa
  • Average Monthly Pay: 
    500 - 800 USD (9,300-15,000 MXN)
  • Start –up cost: 
    1300 - 1800 USD (25,000-34,650 MXN). Start-up costs inclusive of 400 USD in work visa fees
  • Potential to save or break-even: 
    Break-even
  • Accommodation Benefits:  
    None
  • Fight Reimbursements:  
    None
  • Vacation:  
    Depends on the employer
Teaching English in Mexico

Incredible natural variety and a wide social blend makes Mexico one of the biggest occupation markets available to TEFL certified English teachers. Being a teacher of English as an unknown dialect in the nation addresses one of the top jobs looked for by Americans going to Mexico. Work is regularly available throughout the year. However, things can be delayed during the significant festivities like Easter and Christmas. A few chances exist whereby applicants can show up for advance interviews via email or telephone, yet most really like to do face-to-face interviews. However, they need to assume the liability of their lodging and airfare. A large portion of the teachers prefer accommodation in lofts while many choose shared apartments with other fellow English teachers.

Individuals who become a part of the neighbourhood life in Mexico, get to really perceive and value the amazing regular and social attractions the nation has to bring to the table. Be it exploring the antiquated Mayan ruins in Tulum, absorbing the Acapulco sun or going through the road sellers' products in Mexico City, Mexico's way of life and history rank among the most unassuming that one can discover anyplace along the Western Hemisphere. Those hoping to develop their Spanish language expertise will likewise discover the nation to be especially energizing.

Solid, time-based salaries on offer assist the English teachers to lead an agreeable life. Workweeks are close to 20-25 hours in length which leaves a lot of time for exploring and venturing to every part of the spot. It isn't required for English teachers to hold a four-year degree for teaching in Mexico, however, numerous businesses will favor one. An accredited TEFL certification is vital for teaching English in the country with jobs ordinarily accessible in the bigger urban areas like Leon, Puerto Vallarta, Juarez, Puebla, Guadalajara, and Mexico City.

While it isn't important to hold a four-year certification for getting some work in Mexico, numerous businesses have a solid inclination for competitors holding one. Not having a degree could bring about a strongly serious quest for a new employment hunt.