Mexico - ESL Teaching & Living
Hiring Institutions & Working Conditions:
For all EFL/ESL teachers, particularly North Americans, Mexico offers some of the best opportunities for finding teaching work quickly. Currently, the demand for English teachers in Mexico is at an all time high. Mexico City, Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, Cancun, Acapulco, Monterrey & Chihuahua are all boom towns for teachers, reliant as many are upon tourism for income.
Since Mexico's inclusion in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the need for Mexicans to learn English has risen dramatically. Private language schools are now everywhere, including several large chains, and more and more companies are providing in-house English lessons for their employees. There are also language centers attached to state universities. Foreign teachers are automatically respected and are often quickly promoted.
There are always plenty of jobs in Mexico. Most jobs are in private language schools, in just about every town in the country. Teachers can also obtain positions with companies, universities and public schools. Almost any qualified EFL teachers should be able to find work in the location of their choice.
Working Hours: 25 hours/weeks