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.

ITTT: The World is Your Classroom

ITTT offers a wide variety of high quality, accredited in class and online TEFL / TESOL courses. Our teacher training courses enable our graduate English teachers to obtain jobs overseas and to teach English abroad. No previous experience or qualifications required.

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.

Connect-123 Internship & Volunteer Programs

Learn more about life of the locals in South America through Connect-123. The organization offers teach abroad opportunities for individuals who want to be assigned in South America to work as Teachers, Tutors, Mentors for Workshops, or Researchers for Education Development Studies. Programs last for 1 to 12 months and are open to individual and group participants from all over the world.

Teaching English Abroad Program

Our Teaching English Abroad Program is one of our most successful at present. Interested applicants can choose to commit to either 3, 5 or 10 months of teaching in any part of the country. The program can also be realised in either a private school, an English language institute, a state secondary school or primary school and even in one of the many bilingual colleges we have in Argentina.


Edvectus is a friendly company that personally matches teachers to international school jobs and gives teachers access to our free online learning portal with hundreds of teaching and travel resources. Edvectus has offices worldwide in Dubai, Hong Kong, North America, Australia, New Zealand and the UK.