TEFL Certification in Ecuador
Visit Loja and take our 4-week TEFL/TESOL course
Known as the music and culture capital of Ecuador, Loja is a great place to get TEFL certified and to explore one of South America’s most beautiful countries. More info
Teach English in Latin America
Ecuador is one of South America’s most up-and-coming TEFL destinations
For ideas on other great teaching locations in the region, take a look at our blog on the top 10 cities in Latin America with the highest demand for English language teachers. More info
Teach English in Ecuador
Although it’s a relatively new TEFL destination, Ecuador has plenty to offer
Check out our guide for information on potential employers, the salary you can expect to earn, and the local cost of living. More info

TEFL Courses Ecuador

With Colombia to the north, Peru to the east and south and the Pacific Ocean to the west, Ecuador is an ideal country in which to discover South America. The country covers a wide range of geographical features from the coastal plains to the peaks of the Andes, the rainforest of the Amazon and the Galápagos Islands out in the Pacific Ocean. Its capital is at a height 2,850 meters above sea level and rests on the slopes of an active volcano. It is the highest official capital city in the world and was one of the first to be named as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site due to its large and well preserved historic center.

One of Ecuador’s main attractions is its rich and diverse ecology with thousands of species of plants, insects and animals. Hundreds of thousands of visitors arrive in Ecuador every year to see the unique animal life on the Galápagos Islands. Nature lovers will also love Baños de Agua Santa and the Cotopaxi National Park. Baños de Agua Santa is known as the “Gateway to the Amazon” and is a city surrounded by a number of beautiful waterfalls. It is also a popular destination for adventure sports enthusiasts with activities such as kayaking, rafting, canyoning and bridge jumping available. There are also several coastal resorts where you can enjoy surfing, sunsets and more.

TEFL Ecuador

The majority of students will be university students or business professionals but you will also encounter students of all ages. Demand for teachers is highest in the large cities of Quito, Quita, Guayaquil and Cuenca. However, you can find opportunities in other places around the country. Ecuador is a great base from which to start your job hunt in the rest of South America and is an excellent introduction to the region.

TEFL Courses in Ecuador

ITTT’s training center in Ecuador is located in the city of Loja, known as the “Music and Cultural Capital” of Ecuador, this city has a long tradition in the arts and has a cultured atmosphere with public artworks on display where everyone can enjoy them. Taking a stroll around Loja lets you experience the many musical and cultural events that happen in the city’s squares as well as the frescoes, colorful tile murals and statues. You can also discover historical buildings such as the Church of San Sebastian, the Puerta de la Ciudad and the Cathedral which are all fine examples of Spanish colonial architecture. In the city’s parks you can chill out with a bit of boating on a lake or a tour through Jipiro Park’s aviary.

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