in Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Get CELTA certified, get hired, and live on the Mayan Riviera!
About Playa del Carmen
Playa del Carmen is a relaxed beach town on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, just south of Cancun. Known simply as “Playa” to locals, it offers dazzling white-sand beaches and plenty of bars and restaurants, while maintaining a far less hectic atmosphere than many Mexican resort towns. Playa’s friendly vibe, beautiful coastline and pleasant weather make it an excellent place to get your CELTA certification.
There is plenty to do on the weekends in Playa del Carmen. You can rent a canopy bed and simply relax on one of the many beaches, or you can spend the day exploring the shops along Quinta Avenida. Scuba diving and snorkeling opportunities are numerous, as the second-largest coral reef system, the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, is just offshore. Tulum, a famous Mayan archeological site, is about an hour south of town.
TEFL Jobs in Mexico
TEFL certified teachers in Mexico will find work easily throughout the country, though perhaps most easily in the biggest cities. TEFL job opportunities range from teaching English to business professionals to working with children. Salaries are high compared to much of the rest of the Spanish-speaking world and TEFL teachers are often able to live quite comfortably. The people and history of Mexico are charming, making the life of a TEFL teacher in Mexico a remarkable one!
Those interested in working in Playa del Carmen should take the CELTA course there to become TEFL certified and put themselves in a great position to find work quickly after graduation. However, it is also possible to get TEFL certified from home with the IDELT Online, BridgeTEFL’s rigorous and intensive e-learning TEFL course. IDELT Online grads are also qualified to each English through Mexico.
About the Training Center
- Perfect location: The CELTA training center is located in the heart of Playa del Carmen, just 50 yards from the town’s main shopping thoroughfare and a five-minute walk from the beach. There are also plenty of shops, restaurants, and bars nearby. Almost everything in town is located within walking distance, and public transportation is cheap and readily available.
- Modern facilities: The colonial style building has 12 air-conditioned classrooms, a computer lounge, and Wi-Fi Internet access throughout. CELTA trainees can spend free time relaxing in the school’s garden or terrace.