English Teacher Needed
LOOKING FOR PROFESSIONALS IN ALL SUBJECTS LANGUAGE ARTS, MATHEMATICS, SCIENCE (WE HAVE ONE POSITION TO BEGIN MAY 1), CHEMISTRY, SOCIAL STUDIES...
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL
PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO BUDGET CONSTRAINTS WE CAN ONLY OFFER AIR FARE TO CANDIDATES FROM THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA.
COLEGIO DECROLY AMERICANO:
Colegio Decroly Americano, is a private, coeducational, bilingual (English-Spanish), and a non sectarian school, founded by Fomento Educativo in 1993. The school was established with the purpose of offering an education based on excellence.
EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM
The institution offers interested candidates the opportunity to acquire experience in the education field through an exchange program. No teaching certificate is required; however the ideal candidates must have classroom experience. This program also offers newly graduated teachers the opportunity to build up their resume and gain experience in a classroom setting. B.A. B.S minimum requirement.
The ideal Program participants must be professionals who have the ability to teach at all levels of the subject of expertise, and are committed to the welfare and education of all students. Will develop a balanced program with appropriate activities designed to encourage pupils to develop good skills and attitudes. Will establish and maintain standard of pupil behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment.
Will evaluate each studen’ts development in the course(s) being taught and prepare necessary reports. Must communicate student’s progress to parents on a regular basis through written reports.
January through October with a mid-year break. In order to accommodate international candidates some positions begin the first week in June.
From Monday to Thursday classes are held from 7:30 to 3:00 p.m.; on Friday, classes are held from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fridays afternoon are used for Professional Development. Co-curricular activities are held Monday – Thursday 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
BENEFITS OFFERED THROUGH THE EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM
CDA requires a one year commitment in order to offer a contract. The year could be either for one full academic year beginning the first weekday in January and ending the second Friday in November or beginning the first weekend in June and ending the second Friday of next June. Teachers may stay longer if they wish to do so.
• Monthly stipend paid in local currency (ADDITIONAL TO APARTMENT)
• Air fare (the return portion will be provided upon completition of the contract)
• Housing is provided in a shared two-bedroom furnished apartment that includes all basic utilities, cable, internet, electricity, etc.
• Local medical insurance
• Transportation to/from school on school buses
• Cell phone
• After-school clubs/tutorials for an additional stipend.
*The school opens a bank account and debit card with a local bank.
The monthly stipend is paid in local currency, and it is goes from US$ 1,100.00 to 1,200.00, the cost of living in Guatemala is less expensive than in the US or even other South American countries.
Is provided in an apartment building located on Avenida Reforma in zone 9 in Guatemala City, the apartments are totally furnished.
Please send your resume, and a recent picture to