A Guide to Teaching English in Belize

Although most people in Belize speak English, around 25% of the population speak Spanish or local native indigenous languages. As a lot of people already speak or have knowledge of English you might be wondering if it is even possible to teach English in Belize. It's true there are less TEFL jobs available here than in other countries but you can still find vacancies at public and private schools.

You won't find it difficult to adapt to life in Belize due to many of the population speaking English, this makes the whole experience of living and working abroad easier.

View our guide to working as an English teacher in Belize.


Top Reasons to Teach in Belize

  • Belize has a warm sunny climate almost all year round
  • It is easy to speak to locals as most speak English
  • This is a very relaxing country to teach
  • There is a lot to do in your spare time


TEFL Courses in Belize

If you would like to get certified to teach English you might want to consider taking a online TEFL course in Belize.



Popular Places to Teach in Belize

Most teaching jobs can be found in Belize City which is the capital and biggest city, around 90,000 people live here. If you would like to combine experience you might like to view out guides to:


Where to Find Teaching Jobs in Belize

  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Private Lessons


Things to Do in Your Spare Time


Belize Teaching Testimonials

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