Teach English in Chile


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Gain professional experience in corporate settings teaching Business English through virtual online sessions.  Live and experience the Chilean culture with a flexible work schedule offering you time to travel and improve your Spanish.

Position Highlights: 

  • Teach Business English to corporate professionals
  • Earn a minimum monthly salary of 625,000 Chilean Pesos
  • Virtual orientation prior to teaching commitment
  • Cultural and professional development activities
  • Live anywhere in the region with remote work
Location Start Date End Date Compensation Deadline
Santiago March 2023 December 2023 625,000 Chilean Pesos January 1, 2023

*Teaching positions are available year-round, and contracts are typically 10 months long
**If both teacher and organization are satisfied, contract renewals are possible to extend duration

CIEE TEFL placement assistance in Chile is available to all CIEE TEFL current students and alumni of the 150-Hour or 180-Hour TEFL Certificate courses. Placement assistance does not include predeparture or in country support from CIEE TEFL.


What's Included

  • Business English teaching positions based out of Santiago, Chile
  • Online orientation prior to teaching commitment
  • Chilean national holidays
  • Monthly salary to cover living expenses with option to earn more
  • Spanish classes and other professional development sessions

The Take-Aways


    Minimum monthly stipend of 625,000 CLP in Santiago. Live comfortably in Santiago and travel throughout South America during your time off.


    Job placement in Santiago for 10-12 months. Skip the job hunt and enjoy peace of mind with job placement assistance in stunning Santiago.

  • Easy Application

    CIEE TEFL sends your application straight to our partner. No additional application paperwork or fees required.

Chile is an exciting destination for those who love the outdoors. You can ski in the Andes east of Santiago or eat seafood in a beachfront café in Viña del Mar before dipping your toes in warm, white sand. Those with a sense of adventure can use their time off to travel, exploring places like the starkly beautiful Atacama Desert, the mysterious stone idols of Easter Island, or the glaciers far to the south.

Job Description

Teachers will work with a well-regarded language training organization to offer online virtual classes for corporate companies teaching Business English. Hours will vary between 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. with an average workload of 15-20 hours a week. Lesson plan material is provided by the language training organization, but teachers are encouraged to be creative and flexible when planning sessions to meet the needs of each individual student.  Because teachers will be leading classes remotely, this position offers the flexibility to work anywhere in Chile.

Typical contracts are from March to December and teachers are able to complete freelance teaching assignments from December to March. Any teachers joining mid-year will have their first contract completed in December. If both the teacher and organization are satisfied, all teachers can renew their contracts for another year.


Teachers earn a minimum monthly salary of 625,000 Chilean Pesos with additional pay depending on available assignments. Teachers should expect a monthly retention of 11.5% for taxes on each paycheck. The minimum salary is enough to support your basic living expenses after you arrive. Because you will be leading classes online, you’ll gain valuable savings by not needing to utilize public transportation daily.

  • Schools

    Teachers will work with businesses throughout the Santiago area providing online virtual lessons on Business English. There will be curriculum provided for teachers, but they are encouraged to be creative in their lesson planning. 

  • Workload

    Teachers can expect to work an average of 15-20 hours per week.  There are opportunities to work more than 20 hours, depending on available class schedules, in which case teachers will see an increase in salary.  Because teachers are working with area businesses, class sessions will vary between 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The teacher coordinator at the training organization will help to create an ideal schedule, but flexibility is key. All classes are held virtually through online sessions.


There are a few simple requirements. These, plus a sense of adventure and a desire to cross cultural boundaries and engage with people eager to learn English, will make you a great candidate.


  • A bachelor’s degree in any field
  • Native or fluent English speaker
  • Currently enrolled in or completed a 150-Hour or 180-Hour CIEE TEFL Certificate course
  • Citizenship in the United States, Canada, Ireland, or the United Kingdom
  • 45 years old or younger
  • Teaching experience preferred

If you meet the requirements above you can enroll

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CIEE TEFL Placement Assistance in Chile does not include pre-departure or in-country support from CIEE TEFL.

If you are interested in teaching abroad with support from CIEE check out our Teach Abroad programs.

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