At a Glance: Teaching English in Argentina
ESL opportunities abound in Argentina - a massive country famous for its varied and otherworldly beauty. Home to the Andes, the Patagonian steppe, stunning waterfalls, and even glaciers, Argentina is paradise to ESL teachers who love the outdoors.
|Monthly Salary*:||1,200 - 4,200 ARS|
|Health Care:||Rarely included|
|Teaching Hours per Week:||20 - 30|
|Typical Contract Length:||One year or less|
|Typical Start Month(s):||February - December|
|Application Timeline:||1 - 3 months|
|Private Tutoring per Hour:||20 - 50 ARS|
|Income Tax††:||9 - 23%|
|Cost of Living**:||Cost of a Big Mac = 19 ARS|
As of 05-18-2013
10.00 ARS = 1.96 CAD
1.00 CAD = 5.10 ARS
|Ability to Save:||Low|
|Visa:||Assistance not typically included|
|Minimum Requirements:||Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate and High School Diploma|
|Additional Notes:||Candidates encouraged to apply in person; Bachelor's Degree preferred|
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Teaching English in Argentina is perfect for cosmopolitan types; there's the elegant capital Buenos Aires and the wine regions of Mendoza and Salta. For nature lovers, two natural reserves and the Iguazu Falls will dazzle the senses. ESL teachers with a love of winter sports can get their fill skiing in the Andes or hiking in the Glaciers National Park.
The combination of Oxford Seminars' internationally recognized TESOL/TESL Certification and our Graduate Placement Service included with the course makes teaching English abroad a reality. Learn more about teaching English in Argentina and other opportunities teaching English abroad by calling 1-800-269-6719, or by attending an upcoming free Information Session in your area.
* Wages vary depending on the economy of the country.
** The Big Mac Index is a credible, reliable, third-party cost-of-living index created by The Economist. For comparison purposes, it lists the cost of a Canadian Big Mac at $4.73.
† Exchange rates are subject to change. Check www.xe.com for current rates.
†† Income tax rate is based on the amount of yearly income. Most TESOL/TESL instructors will be charged no more than the minimum percentage.
Oxford Seminars makes every effort to keep our information as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, individual teaching positions and experiences may vary with job market conditions. Specific information listed cannot be guaranteed to be applicable when you are seeking employment teaching ESL in a specific country.
Note that certain positions require additional qualifications and credentials that are not negotiable due to specific country legislation.