Teachers can try for private-school positions with the greatest demand in maths, science or social studies. New or unqualified teachers must forfeit two months’ salary in return for their training.
Other travelers find work in bars, hostels or with tour operators.
Centro Boliviano-Americano (www.cba.edu.bo) For paid work, qualified English-language teachers can try the professionally run Centro Boliviano-Americano in La Paz, with branches in other cities. Accredited teachers can expect to earn up to US$500 per month for a full-time position.