At a Glance: Teaching English in Peru
Ancient cities clinging to the sides of the Andes, the remains of 5,000 year-old civilizations, lush expanses of the Amazon rain forest, and giant sand dunes - Peru is famous for its otherworldly beauty. This country is a popular destination for ESL teachers seeking a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
490 - 1,140 CAD (Feb 23, 2017)†
|Private Tutoring per Hour:||
15 - 40 PEN
6.00 - 16.25 CAD (Feb 23, 2017)†
|Income Tax††:||15 - 30%|
|Ability to Save per year:||Minimal|
|Health Care:||Rarely included|
|Teaching Hours per Week:||20 - 35|
|Typical Contract Length:||One year or less|
|Typical Start Month(s):||February/March or year round|
|Application Timeline:||0 - 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:||Candidates are encouraged to apply in person; some positions are volunteer|
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The people and places of Peru, with their colourful traditions, are wonderfully refreshing. One of the modern Wonders of the World, the intriguing ruins of Machu Picchu call out to those with a thirst for ancient history and a spirit of adventure. Likewise Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, will fascinate the beholder.
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 Peru 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.