Teach in Chile

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Greenheart Travel’s Teach English in Chile program has full support from the Chilean Ministry of Education ensuring your program is the most immersive and impactful English education program in Chile. We are proud to partner with English Opens Doors, a unique program run by the Chilean Ministry of Education and the United Nations Development Programme in Chile. The mission of the program is to motivate and strengthen English language teaching in the educational community in which volunteers are immersed. This program offers the unique opportunity to become immersed in Chilean culture and the Spanish language, while allowing volunteers to make tangible difference in the lives of Chilean students.

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Program Dates

June 17, 2013 – November 30, 2013 (5.5 months)

Deadline to Apply:

Deadline for US Citizens: February 25*

Deadline for non-US citizens: March 11

 *United States citizens will need to turn their applications in earlier, due to more lengthy visa processes.  FBI Criminal Background checks are mandatory for volunteers’ visa applications in the US, and can take up to eight weeks to be processed. 


  • 4-8 month programs
  • Monthly allowance of 60.000 CLP (~$125 USD)
  • Room and board with local host family
  • Airport pickup
  • Transportation to placement
  • Health insurance
  • Arrival Orientation in Santiago

Program Includes

  • Placement as a co-teacher in a Chilean public school 
  • Pre-departure support and orientation
  • Arrival orientation with TEFL workshops, teaching tips, and cross-cultural training
  • Airport pickup on designated arrival days
  • Visa Application assistance
  • Assistance obtaining Chilean ID Card
  • Accommodations with host family, including 3 meals per day
  • Round-trip transportation from Santiago to regional placement site
  • E-Learning Spanish course
  • Regional Teaching and Logistical Support 
  • “Culture Smart” Chilean Customs & Culture Guidebook
  • Medical insurance benefits and coverage
  • Certification by the Chilean Ministry of Education upon completion of service
  • Host family placement
    - You will receive your regional placement information two weeks prior to your start date. You will find out specific information about your city or town, your school, co-teacher, and host family towards the end of orientation in Santiago and upon your arrival in your region.

Program Costs

Program costs do not include the airfare to Chile 

Take the 170 Hour Professional Online TEFL Course before you go and receive $200 off your Teach in Chile program! btn_TEFL course 

Qualification Requirements

  • Native or Near Native English speaker
  • BA/BS degree in any field
  • Age 21-35
  • Citizen of US, CA, UK, Ireland, AU, NZ, or S. Africa
  • Sincere dedication to the mission of supporting English language learning in Chilean public schools

Is this program right for you?

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