Essential resources for TEFL in Brazil

Everyone should teach English as a foreign language in Brazil. If you’re up for an adventure, want to teach passionate and fun students, and are interested in learning one of the sexiest languages in the world, then put Brazil on your 'countries to teach English in' list and check out these essential resources for TEFL in Brazil.

Hopefully this blog can help you before you go and while you’re there.

TEFL courses in Brazil
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Check out the i-to-i TEFL courses for excellent online TEFL courses. 

Cactus TEFL has courses all round the world. Have a look here for CELTA courses in Rio de Janeiro and SaoPaolo.

Go Abroad have a range of TEFL courses in Salvador, Rio, and Sao Paolo. (Photo by thejourney1972)

Teach English World wide have courses all over, check out their site here has a good range of TEFL courses in Brazil based in Rio, Sao Paolo, and Belo Horizonte.

TEFL jobs in Brazil
If you’re a regular to my site then you’ll know how much I believe in being in a country to find a job. Have a look at my blog about best way to get a job on arrival.

First, of course, are opportunities with i-to-i TEFL jobs.

One of the best websites for jobs is

Have a look here for Dave’s latest jobs on his website Dave's ESL cafe.

Bridge TEFL jobs have jobs in Brazil: 

JobsTEFL have vacancies in Brazil too.

View of Rio de Janeiro
Brazil Travel Websites
Here are a few websites about travelling in Brazil. 

Discover Brazil is a great website. Have a look here for info on vacation packages, hotels, general information, and private charters. 

BACC Travel is a tour operator offering help on flights, hotels, and tours in Brazil. 

Just Brazil is worth a butchers. Have a look here for destination guides, when to go, getting around, food, culture, just about everything. (Photo by jorgebrazil)

The Foreign and Commonwealth office has vital information about travelling to Brazil

This is a good article about the leading travel websites in Brazil. 

The Amazon awaits
Brazil blogs

A great resource for finding blogs from other expats in Brazil is Brazil Expat Blog. There are plenty of blogs to chose from and you can set your own up if you fancy it.

Going since 2007, Brazil Travel Blog is an honest blog about life in Brazil. 

Go Overseas has 16 different blogs you can chose from. My favourite is The Locals of Brazil which has loads of information about living in Brazil, the carnival, and all the latest news. (Photo by Nao Iizuka)

This blog by Moon is an excellent resource for TEFL teachers wanting to get a real insight into what it's like living in Brazil.

I hope these essential resources help you plan your trip to Brazil. If Brazil was closer to England, and a bit safer, then I'd probably live there. I had such a wicked time that I'd recommend it to any TEFL teacher looking for an adventure. Drop me a comment if you have any questions. Good Luck!

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