Get Certified to Teach English Abroad

with Maximo Nivel

newspaper TEFL Communitites Internship Teaching
location North America South America
start date Every month2 Weeks +
salary Certification course
accommodation includedAccommodation included
training providedTraining provided

We are a locally-based organization in Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru. We’re the real deal—we’re a feet-on-the-street, live here, work here kind of organization. We offer top-notch study, work, travel, and volunteer abroad programs and great client service. Our program fees are affordable and transparent.

In each country, Maximo Nivel has a dedicated, multilingual staff available 24/7. Our team reflects our multicultural world with people from all over the world.

Get Certified to Teach English Abroad

gap year project highlights Highlights

No Registration or processing fees
24/7 in-country support
Professional Field Managers

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A typical day on this gap year project

Teaching English abroad is a life changing experience—travel the world, immerse yourself in new cultures, get international work experience, and be an ambassador for the English language.

English is the lingua franca of the world, especially in education, business, and popular culture. As the global economy grows and as interest in international travel and study abroad expands, the need for English language skills continues to increase. Even as you read this, all over the world, there are millions of students signing-up for classes and studying at language institutes, schools, and universities to improve their English. This means the demand for qualified instructors to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) is growing exponentially all over the globe!

Thousands of English programs all over the world are hiring qualified ESL teachers from South America to Asia, from the Middle East to Africa, and from Europe to North America. The international standard qualifications for English teachers are TEFL, TESOL, and CELTA certificates—with these certifications, you can apply for great career opportunities teaching English abroad.

Maximo Nivel has successfully trained more than 3,500 TEFL graduates and Maximo-certified people are teaching around the world in countries like China, Vietnam, Thailand, Japan, Korea, France, Russia, Peru, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Chile, Colombia, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, United States, Canada, and many more. Our Program Advisors coach you on the various TEFL program options we offer and we work with you to select the best location for your training. We help you get started as a professional English teacher!

Most TEFL certification providers only offer TEFL certificates. In comparison, Maximo Nivel is a very successful, functioning language institute offering English, Spanish, TEFL certification, and various study abroad programs in Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru. Our intensive English programs (IEPs) are recognized for their quality and service, and we take great pride in our standing as a first-class language training center!

Using the feedback we receive each month from our TEFL graduates, we continuously develop our TEFL courses and improve our training and client service. By earning Maximo Nivel’s TEFL Certification program, you can be confident that you’ve completed a rigorous teacher certification that exceeds all global standards.

ideal candidate Project Requirements

Who would be a suitable participant?

Since 2003, Maximo Nivel’s TEFL Certification Program has been helping teachers and travelers realize their dreams of working and living internationally. Our TEFL certification courses are internationally accredited and are recognized worldwide by language schools, institutes, and universities. We put a lot into our TEFL program—making it fun, intense, and one of the best learning experiences of your life!

our offer Project Benefits

What we can offer you

Introduction to learning and teaching theories
Introduction to critical ESL techniques
Understand English language structure
Understand language skills and systems
Build classroom management skills
Learn how to create effective lesson plans
Learn how to engage and motivate ESL learners
Learn methodologies for teaching ESL
Learn how to assess learners’ English levels
Introduction to ESL teaching resources, tools, and materials
Introduction to international English exams –TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge, etc
Career assistance and job finding workshop


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