To read about working here, see Teaching English in the Caribbean.
A TEFL Certificate is the basic qualification to teach English to non-native speakers. Good ones are usually 120hrs and cover teaching methodology, classroom management, lesson preparation and so on.
For more, see TEFL Certificates.
TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. Simply put, this is usually used to talk about teaching English to people who live in a non-English speaking country and who want to learn English for business or to take an exam, etc.
It is pretty much equivalent to TESOL and TESL.
For more, see TEFL - Teaching English as a Foreign Language.
The Dominican Republic is a small country on the island of Hispaniola which it shares with
Qualifications & Pay
The usual requirements are a degree with a TEFL Certificate such as the ICAL TEFL Certificate. The better jobs also usually ask for experience as well whilst other jobs will take experience over a degree.
Salaries are sometimes paid in both the local currency (the Peso) and USD. A good local salary will be about $500 USD (€396, £318) per month which is enough to live on well. Sometimes an accommodation allowance will be added to this.