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English Teachers Needed at the American School in Sunny Chiapas

American School Foundation of Chiapas A.C.
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English Teachers Needed at the American School in Sunny Chiapas

The American School Foundation of Chiapas, A.C. is looking for passionate and professional full-time teachers for Kindergarten, Elementary, and High School teaching positions. We are interested in teachers who have a genuine interest in the education of students, who value teaching as a profession, not a pastime, and who have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher (preferably in Education) and/or a State Teaching Certificate, ideally with at least two years teaching experience. International teaching experience is a perk!

We are keen to hire teachers who are creative, enthusiastic, responsible, flexible, well-organized, principled, reflective, caring, and technologically proficient team players.

**IMMEDIATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE for January 2015-2016**: Elementary Teachers

Contract details:

We offer a two year contract; starting January 2016/ or July 2016 for the upcoming school year (it can be extended after two years)

-8 hour work day

-Health insurance and housing assistance

-5 (five) weeks or more paid vacation each year

-Salary: $15,214.00 pesos (before tax)

-Round-trip airfare reimbursement**

-Airport pickup

-VISA processing fees and costs

-Statutory holidays (Mexican holiday calendar)

-International Baccalaureate Courses

-We are part of the Mexican National Association of IB Schools IBAMEX.

**If outside Mexican territory and from country of origin.

About the American School Foundation of Chiapas:

We offer a rich educational program, structured upon well-established curriculum guidelines from the Mexican Ministry of Education and the IB Primary Years Program. As an IB World School, we ensure a safe and thoughtful environment in which students are encouraged to grow as independent, respectful, responsible, and active citizens. We value constructivism and Multiple Intelligences as important components of the teaching/learning process. At the American School, we promote a cooperative and friendly work environment. We believe strongly in the importance of reflection, inquiry, and professional development.


The American School is situated in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, the capital city of the beautiful state of Chiapas. Tuxtla is a fast growing, bustling city, alive with the vivid colors and energy of Mexico. Not far from the city are mountains, canyons, beaches, pyramids, and the ocean, just waiting to be explored. Tuxtla Gutiérrez offers delightful sunny weather all year round, delicious culinary flavors, and a culture rich in history and tradition. Here you can combine the security of access to familiar amenities with the excitement of living abroad in a Spanish-speaking community.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and a current CV (including photo) via email to:

Once all documents have been received, we will contact you by phone or email to arrange an interview.

Please note: to apply for a visa, applicants will need to present a recently apostilled degree.

For more information, please visit our website


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