At a Glance: Teaching English in Brazil
ESL positions are available everywhere in Brazil - from small schools in remote villages to large corporations in big cities such as Rio de Janeiro. When not teaching, ESL instructors get to spend their time exploring the Amazon Rainforest, swimming the dolphin-filled waters of Praia da Pipa Beach, or taking part in the world's biggest party - Carnival.
430 - 1,700 CAD (Feb 23, 2017)†
|Private Tutoring per Hour:||
30 - 60 BRL
12.75 - 25.50 CAD (Feb 23, 2017)†
|Income Tax††:||0 - 8%|
|Ability to Save per year:||500 - 8,000 CAD|
|Accommodations:||Sometimes included or allowance may be given|
|Health Care:||Rarely included|
|Teaching Hours per Week:||20 - 35|
|Typical Contract Length:||One year or less|
|Typical Start Month(s):||February/March, July/August|
|Application Timeline:||1 - 3 months|
|Work Visa:||Assistance not typically included|
|Minimum Requirements:||High School Diploma; Bachelor's Degree preferred and Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate|
|Additional Notes:||Large but competitive ESL market; most positions are teaching business English; candidates are encouraged to apply in person|
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Samba and Cerveja are the highlights of the famous Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. But Carnival is not the only time of year that Brazil parties. Brazil is known for its entertainment, nightlife, and beautiful beaches. The growing economy allows for the opportunity to also teach in large corporations. The sunny weather and fun-loving people make this a popular teaching destination.
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 Brazil 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.
† Exchange rates are subject to change. Check www.xe.com for current rates.
†† You will be paying income tax while teaching abroad, and the tax rate can change depending on how much money you earn.
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.