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Colombia - Berlitz LAN

Berlitz LAN

Contract Length: 6-12 months | Location: Colombia

Thu 01 September 2016


Over 135 years at the forefront of language instruction.
Cultural training.
Global leadership training.
More than 300 centers in over 50 countries.

Berlitz LAN

Berlitz LAN has operations in the capital cities of Peru, Venezuela and Colombia, including branches in many important cities in the region, such as Maracaibo, Cartagena, Medellín and Bogotá. Berlitz's presence in the region began more than 20 years ago and continues to strengthen academically and administratively. Our language centers and personnel are highly competitive. Instructors across the region have the opportunity to teach different languages, such as Portuguese, French, Italian, German, and several others, offering students a wide range of language instruction.

Our language programs & teacher training plan are certified by the Ministry of Education.

We have language centers in six major cities:

• Bogotá   •  Barranquilla
• Medellín  • Cartagena
• Cali        • Lima

Ideal participant

A TEFL – TESOL – CELTA certified teacher who would like to have the experience of living & working in a Spanish-speaking country.

Immersion in Spanish-speaking environment Latin American culture.
Valuable teaching experience.
Steady salary.
Nice working environment.


Six-month – 1 year paid EFL teaching position.

Monthly salary + fringe benefits.
Round-trip airfare.
Housing allowance.
Health insurance.
Visa fees.
Pedagogical training & development.

Important information

Monthly salary is paid in local currency.
Information on salary and benefits is given during the interview process.

Details of teaching position

All participants will attend initial online training as part of the selection process.

Upon successful completion of the training, an official offer to participate in the program will be made.

Upon arrival in the assigned country, participants will attend an initial orientation session to learn the basics about life in their assigned city (transportation, safety, adaptation, etc) and will have a 4 day face to face training.

Pedagogical Development

Once teaching in Colombia, participants will receive further training in TEFL theory and practice.

All participants will be monitored in order to provide personalized coaching on their development.

Legal aspects

All participants will sign a legal work contract with Berlitz and will be provided with all the documents necessary to get a work visa.

Participants will receive all benefits prescribed under each country’s law, including health insurance.

Berlitz will provide round-trip airfare but each participant must pay a $400 USD fee in case the six-month/one year contract is not completed.

A $500 USD deposit is required as a guarantee of material return (books, computer, etc.). To simplify the process, Berlitz will keep the visa reimbursement money and will sign an agreement with the teacher to reimburse the money once the materials and computer are returned.

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Please apply by clicking the APPLY button below or send your CV to the below contact details:

Andrea Ramírez
Regional Manager of Instruction LAN


Contract Start Date:

Contract length: 6-12 months

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