Teach English in South America

83 Teach Abroad Programs in South America

International TEFL Academy

Each year, thousands of people of all ages from a variety of educational backgrounds become TEFL TESOL certified. In a few months, you could be an International TEFL Academy graduate telling your friends how great it is to live and teach English abroad!

Teaching Positions Abroad through Teach Away Inc.

Through Teach Away, you have access to the widest variety of teaching jobs within public and private schools overseas. Whether you are a recent university grad interested in teaching English, or a licensed teacher with years of experience, Teach Away has the teaching program for you.


Our innovative programs empower you to create a personal adventure in teaching English abroad. You'll live in another culture, travel, and gain professional paid work experience.

NICS (Network of International Christian Schools, Inc.)

One life at a time… developing relationships that have impact… modeling a godly life… investing in students… sharing our lives with others… resulting in dynamic students who will make their mark on the world!


Teach English to a family or in a school in South America while having the chance to explore Chile, Peru, and Brazil with GeoVisions. Participants either live with a local family in Brasilia or Santiago and teach them conversational English or work as a teacher's assistant at a school in Lima.

i-to-i TEFL Courses & TEFL Jobs Abroad

The TEFL Jobs Placement Service is completely free. If you take one of our TEFL courses (or if you already have 120 hours of TEFL certification), we’ll introduce you to one of our TEFL contacts overseas and help you apply for the job.

Cultural Embrace

Explore the South American culture while engaging in one of three teaching programs offered by Cultural Embrace. Participants will gain an incomparable work experience abroad that allows them to explore a new culture, and customs. Gain satisfaction while helping others improve their English communication skills and building life-long friendships along the way.

ELI-Experiential Learning International

Teach English and other subjects in pre-schools, primary schools, middle schools, and high schools in Ecuador with ELI - Experiential Learning International. Teaching opportunities are available in various towns, including Quito, Puerto Lopez, Puyo, and the Galapagos. The program, open to participants 18 and up, includes excursions to the Galapagos Islands, the Ecuadorian Coast, or the Andes.

TEFL/TESOL Certification & Job Placement in Buenos Aires

This TEFL/TESOL course certifies you to teach English in 4 weeks and includes job placement assistance upon completion of the course. With no prior teaching experience needed, our TEFL certification course in Argentina is open to anyone with a desire to learn to teach English. Obtaining a TEFL certificate in Buenos Aires enables participants to teach English in a variety of environments abroad,...


InterExchange has 29 programs in 14 different locations. Programs are offered in Argentina, Australia, Costa Rica, France, Germany and 9 other countries.

Greenheart Travel

At Greenheart Travel we are passionate about helping people reach their full potential through unforgettable experiences abroad. Whether you want to spend a high school semester in France or volunteer in West Africa, we’ll help you reach your goals.


Witness firsthand the challenges and rewards of education in a developing country. Share the skills and knowledge gained through your education and life experience with students who have not had the same advantages, and you will make a concrete and lasting difference in their lives.