Brazil - Teaching

One of the most popular “work and travel” solutions for English speaking students is teaching the language abroad. Try our “Teaching in Brazil” programme, if you are seeking a volunteer placement overseas. This “Teaching abroad” opportunity is a fantastic chance to experience the Latin American culture, gain important qualifications as well as valuable work and travel experience in one of the most beautiful countries in the world. This programme is also a great way to learn or improve your Portuguese.

Check paid positions in Curitiba and São Paulo

Teaching in Brazil is a practical programme where the student will get training in teaching English as a foreign language. This training and work experience scheme is available to undergraduates, graduates and gap year students. Tutors’ primary spoken language must be one of these: English, Spanish, French, German, or Italian.

Summary of Conditions

Teaching in Brazil - Summary of Conditions
Type of job Teaching English and Spanish. Knowledge of other languages is a plus.
Salary (other benefits) Unpaid positions.
Accommodation Homestay accommodation full board.
Location of job placement Brazil, various locations.
Duration of the placement 1-3 months.
When to apply? The programme is available all year round.
Eligibility. Who can apply? The applicant must be 18 to a maximum of 28 years old; should be a native speaker of Spanish or English.
Application process in more detail.
Visa Required Tourist visa. Please check with the Brazilian consulate at your country.
Programme cost The booking fee: USD 100
Programme fee from: USD 590
The total programme cost from: USD 590
Cancellation The booking fee is non-refundable. Check programme cost and refunds policy
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Placement details

    Placements are located in:
  • Belo Horizonte;
  • Brasilia;
  • Blumenau;
  • Caxias do Sul;
  • Curitiba;
  • Florianуpolis;
  • Londrina;
  • Juiz de For a;
  • Niterуi;
  • Porto Alegre;
  • Rio de Janeiro (Barra and Leblon);
  • Sao Paulo;
  • Vitуria.

Global Choices cannot guarantee regional requests, since matching you with the right family is our main concern.

You will work up to 15 hours, 5-6 days per week. The minimum stay is four weeks, although you may choose to stay for 8-12 weeks. Positions are unpaid, but you will receive your own room and full board for seven days a week.

For the duration of the placement you will be expected to teach your language to the family and take part in the family’s activities. As long as you’re participating in the programme, you must follow all rules as outlined in the orientation provided by the local coordinator. Your job is to coach one or more members of the family in your native language, establishing a regular class schedule. This schedule will be determined by the host family’s needs.

Our Participants Speak / Testimonials

Depoimento Gurpal - UK

"There are five very special people in particular that have made my experience for me. They are of course my host family, which I think from day one I have been able to call MY family. For four months I have given them my knowledge of English and in return they have given me their lives"

Global Choices. Contact information

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Tel: (+ 44) 208 533 2777 (UK)
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