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TEFL Jobs in Peru
The openings for TEFL jobs in Peru is huge. However, the country has a bad safety reputation. The salaries are low, and it is also difficult to obtain a work visa. Still, the opportunities for TEFL jobs in Lima, as well as in other locations are very great for those motivated to go there.
How to Find a TEFL Job in Peru
Many schools in Peru advertise for TEFL jobs on the internet on the various TEFL related web sites. You can also search for language schools in the locations you would consider teaching in.
Conditions for teaching English in Peru are usually quite good. Schools tend to offer a regular work schedule from Monday to Friday. You can usually expect to work for some hours in the morning and then again in the evening, leaving a large block of free time for you to do what you wish in the middle of the day.
Some schools will ask you to work on a Saturday, giving you extra income. You can expect to teach both adults and young learners, with the majority of your students being adults.
Securing a Good TEFL Job in Peru
Before accepting a TEFL job in Peru, make sure that you ask questions regarding salary or hourly pay rate, whether you’ll have to travel to your lessons and if you get compensated for this time and reimbursed for expenses, what kind of material resources the school has for lesson planning and teaching materials, what kind of administrative and collegial support you will have, whether a visa will be needed and if the school assists with that, etc.