Teach English in Honduras
View our guide to working as an English teacher in Honduras. Although there isn't a massive demand for TEFL teachers there are still opportunities to find paid teaching work in the country in places like the capital Tegucigalpa.
Teaching, Language & TEFL Jobs in Honduras
A Guide to Teaching in Honduras
Honduras is a developing country and you will be able to play a key role in the development of the country.
Top Reasons to Teach in Honduras
- Experience life in a developing country
- Make a positive impact on the lives of local Hondurans people
- One of the biggest challenges of your life
- The country is safer to live in than the reputation
- Local people are very friendly and welcoming
- See ancient ruins, beaches and join activities in your spare time
Where to Teach English in Honduras
Most TEFL opportunities tend to be in the larger cities like Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula.
Top Tips to Get a Teaching Job in Honduras
Most schools don't require you to have a degree or a TEFL course but it is recommend you have one of them. If you have a TEFL course and a degree you stand a much better chance of getting employment at a language school. You might also want to apply to an international or bilingual school in Honduras - these often pay the highest salaries but they usually expect more qualified staff. Children from affluent backgrounds usually attend these schools.
Salary for Teaching in Honduras
Honduras is a very poor country and wages are very low compared to other places you can teach in Central America. There are also voluntary teaching placements available to join throughout the country where you will not need ay previous experience to help. You will also have to cover your flights and accommodation.
Cost of Living
The cost of accommodation, food, transport and going out is very low and you should make enough money to get by.
What to Do in Your Spare Time
Why not go scuba diving in Honduras, this is one of the best destinations in the world for courses.