Teach English abroad in Argentina. Famed for its waterfalls (the kind worth chasing)…
An outdoor-lover’s paradise, Argentina does beckon the REI-crowd. But, you don’t have to have a Patagonia jacket to enjoy the beauty of its namesake.
The exuberant energy of Argentina is catching, and anyone who chooses to teach abroad here will have an unforgettable experience. Tango your way across the country with Premier TEFL.
An incredible backdrop for your next adventure, living and working in Argentina as an ESL teacher is *just* the added HUZZAH your resume/CV needs. Join us next semester!
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Fully Inclusive Programme
- 120 hour accredited online TEFL course
- Rent-free accommodation
- One week orientation
- Visa assistance
- 3-12 month teaching placement
- Ongoing & emergency support
Your Trip Itinerary
On arrival at Buenos Aires International Airport (Ezeiza International Airport), you’ll be met by our in-country team with all the other interns and be transported to your orientation location, about 30 minutes outside Buenos Aires city.
Full orientation and TEFL training will be the focus of your first week in Buenos Aires, with additional time budgeted according to Covid-19 requirements.
Currently Argentina has no quarantine requirement for travelers who are vaccinated against COVID-19, and is operating a 7-10 day self-isolation quarantine policy (in accommodation of your choice) for travelers who are not COVID-19 vaccinated.Full week-long orientation upon arrival and you will quarantine for up to fourteen days, according to current Covid-19 requirements.
At the end of the one week orientation you’ll travel by bus, train or flight to your placement location, and tickets will be arranged for you by our in-country team.
Your teaching experience
It’s time to get into the classroom! You’ll be confident after already completing 120 hours of online TEFL training.
You’ll be teaching students ranging in age from young learners to adults with mixed English ability, giving you an incredible first-time teaching experience. Your work week will vary according to your schedule of school classes and English camps, around 20-30 hours total of work — including both in-classroom teaching time, preparatory/lesson planning hours and around 3 hours per week dedicated to helping your host family learn English.
Your goal will be focused on conversational English practice, helping your eager students to feel confident as they develop their skills. You’ll also be a proud ambassador for your home country, sharing your language and culture is a big part of this internship both at school, language camps and with your Argentine family.
You’ll be able to ask advice from local teaching colleagues but don’t forget to bring your own creativity and ideas into the classroom, this is your chance to shine.
On days off and with newfound friends, will have a long list of sightseeing and travel plans. Your host family will help you to discover all the best bits of of Argentina that you won’t find in guidebook. Prepare to check off a few amazing bucket list items!
After your internship
Congratulations, you did it! Make sure to celebrate this achievement. It’s time to decide if you’d like to see more of Argentina, traveling or teaching (or both).
You might decide to extend your stay at your placement and teach for longer. The possibilities are endless for you now as a confident and experienced TEFL teacher.
Essential information about this trip
What our interns say
Discover if teaching English in Argentina is for you with the help of our past interns.
After you settle in, you will spend three to twelve months teaching in stunning Argentina. Locations are: Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Rosario, Mendoza, La Plata, Tucuman, Santa Fe, San Juan & more!
How it works
Before you go, you’ll have an application form to fill out and documents to submit, a video chat and then you’ll be on your way.
Wondering what you’re going to do with your precious free time? We’re glad you asked. We know your adventure bucket list is long, but make sure you tack these recommendations from past TEFL interns in Argentina towards the top!
Questions and Answers
How much extra spending money should I bring?
This all-inclusive teaching internship has all of your big ticket items covered, meaning you just need to budget spending money for your social life.
Previous interns say that by bringing an extra US$250 – $400 per month will give you a busy and comfortable social life. You can expect to pay around $8 for a meal out and $1.50 for a local beer.
TIP: Your first month can often be when you spend more – excursions, socializing and getting settled in.
What will my housing be like?
Housing is provided throughout your entire stay on the internship in a homestay with a local Argentine family.
Past participants laud the homestay as one of the most unexpectedly positive aspects of their internship — whether it’s because of your mamá’s authentic paella or the unique insight into the local way of living.
During orientation you’ll share a room for the first few days with fellow interns but after that you’ll typically have your own single room with a private bathroom in your family’s home. On a few occasions previous interns have shared a room with a host brother or sister.
How much time should I dedicate to socializing with my host family?
This incredible internship combines English teaching, authentic family home stays, cultural immersion and the opportunity to improve your Spanish skills.
You’ll spend time on weekends and evenings with your host family as part of the internship; it’s the ultimate way to have an authentic Argentine experience.
Budget around 3 hours weekly to help your family learn English plus join in with fun family activities and excursions.