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Teach English in Colombia

Exciting new TEFL jobs in Colombia now available, Bogota city.

About teaching in Colombia

We are searching for a dynamic, charismatic, and active Tutors with expertise developing and implementing blended learning programs in English at Educentros SAS, located in the Colombian capital city of Bogota.

Hone your skills as an English teacher in Colombia

Develop lessons, role plays, activities

Generate positive learning experiences

Curriculum development


Future success

Successful student pathways

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Colombia is still a relatively undiscovered South American gem!

About your role as an English teacher in Colombia

  • Motivate

    Be in charge of motivating and empowering your students by using playful and creative techniques to pique their interest and improve their command of English via the use of ICT and pedagogical tools
  • Design and implement

    Be responsible for establishing best practises for the design, development, and implementation of the content of our CE (Experience Center) lessons
  • Innovate

    Demonstrate creativity, flexibility and innovation in the way in which you impart knowledge and guide the teaching process
  • Facilitate

    The CE Tutor will be responsible for creating and promoting a pleasant and productive teaching-learning atmosphere in our CE (Experience Centers)
  • Plan your resources

    Using interactive environments and appealing and dynamic information, guide students to feel inspired and motivated to develop all of their skills
  • Develop

    Focus on developing English language strengths and abilities through the use of technology and new pedagogies of the 21st century

Skills and qualities

Requirements to teach English in Colombia

  • Native English speaker (due to school requirements)
  • Bachelor's degree in education, pedagogy, or related 
  • TEFL, TESOL or CELTA certifications - not yet TEFL certified? Book your TEFL course today 
  • Experience with international language level certification such as current IELTS, TOEIC, and APTIS preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in teaching English as a second language (ESL), including adult / adolescent students in both e-learning and face-to-face format
  • Experience with e-learning platforms and ICT applications in education
  • Passionate about improving lives through education, knowledge of second language acquisition theories, and current ESL methodologies
  • Strong interpersonal, listening and group management skills
  • Ability to understand and generate reports

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    An ESL teacher's monthly compensation in Colombia ranges from $700 to $1,000 USD, depending on the employment and level of experience. A housing stipend, airfare, health insurance, and other benefits are generally included in private school jobs. It should be noted that a language institution may pay a lower income without providing any of these additional perks.

    Anyone interested in beginning or furthering their ESL teaching career abroad should consider teaching English in Colombia. The country is an economical destination with a plentiful supply of teaching jobs. The Colombian government also places strong focus on bilingual education making Colombia a great hub for TEFL teachers.

    The startup expenditures for English teachers in Colombia will be between $1,000 and $1,600 USD. You'll need to budget for expenses such as housing, transportation, groceries, and setting up your new local phone number on arrival.

    The low cost of living is one of the key advantages of living in Colombia. Furthermore, it is a low cost of living in a country that provides many of the first-world services and infrastructure that you would find in a far more expensive area.

    Colombia is the nation of magical realism - it's capital city of Bogota offers a rich array of art, culture and cuisine. The coffee is out of this world and the street art will leave you speechless! Colombia is also a hugely diverse country and home to the second largest population of Spanish speakers in the world. The country is still relatively undiscovered so now is the perfect time to go and see Colombia for yourself.

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    Simply fill out this form and we'll get straight back to you. If you have any questions you can always email us at [email protected]

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