Live with a host family while teaching in Peru with CIEE

Live with a host family while teaching in Peru with CIEE


  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Teaching

Participation Guidelines

American and Canadian Participants.

Cost in USD per week

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Program Includes:

The fee for the program covers:
Job placement
Pre-departure assistance
iNext international insurance with 24-hour emergency assistance services for US permanent residents
In-country support
Orientation on arrival
Airport transfer and transportation from orientation to your host institution
Cultural and professional development, including a university certificate course
A homestay with a local family
Three meals per day

Salary & Compensation

Housing and two meals a day provided by a Peruvian host family

Language Skills Required

  • English

Experience Required



You don’t need a college degree to participate, but you do need two years of college-level courses completed, fairly good conversational Spanish skills, and a devotion to serving others. These, plus a sense of adventure and a desire to cross cultural boundaries and engage with people eager to learn English, will make you a great candidate.

CIEE looks for candidates who are independent and curious, and thrive in a changing environment. Are you self-motivated, responsible, and ready for a rewarding adventure? If so, start your application now!

- Native English speaker
- Citizenship in any English-speaking country
- Intermediate conversational Spanish, equivalent to four semesters of college-level Spanish (applicants may be asked for a phone interview in Spanish)
- Bachelor’s degree or at least two years at an accredited four-year university completed

To make your application stronger, highlight additional qualifications, such as:
- TEFL certification
- Experience studying, working, or volunteering abroad
- Bachelor’s degree in English or education
- Experience instructing children

Application Procedures

  • Essay
  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Transcript