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ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM ENGLISH TEACHER /4th-5th GRADE (NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKER REQUIRED)

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Colegio Americano del Sur
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Santa Lucia, Guatemala
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Published 19 days ago

We have a 4th-5th grade classroom teaching position available at Colegio Americano del Sur (CAS) for our 2022 school year. (Our school year is from January 4th thru November 4th, 2022) Native English Speaker required.

We will be having online classes from until the health situation safely allows us to return to on-site teaching. We will gradually go hybrid as the government allows. You can stay where you are located while we are online and then come to Guatemala when we return to campus or we can negotiate and you can remain in your location.

The classes that are taught in English at this level are the Language Arts class, Social Studies and Reading the World which is taught by both the English and Spanish teacher. There are other activities such as support programs which allow opportunities to reinforce English skills. Flexibility and an openness to volunteer for any type of support needed with school-related activities.

Our school is a laboratory school which provides opportunities to practice cutting edge teaching strategies. There is ample flexibility and new ideas are welcomed and encouraged. We are engaged with Maker Space, Socratic Seminars, Robotics, Math Initiatives, Project Based Learning and Professional Learning Communities (PLC). We have a very strong technology department that is involved school-wide. We spent a lot of time with school-wide community engagement programs with local the local public schools both online and on-site when possible.

The qualifications for this elementary position are the following:

  • a minimum of 1 or 2 years classroom experience and proven skills in leadership, group facilitation, organization, writing, listening and communication.
  • ability to work independently.
  • excellent communication skills.
  • a passion for student achievement, the conviction that all students will learn, and a high drive to meet the needs of every student.
  • an intimate understanding of U.S. education.
  • be a strong advocate for student and student learning
  • ability to differentiate curriculum and instruction for diverse ability learners.
  • current in educational research through on-line research and literature.
  • support the use of a comprehensive assessment system to inform instruction and enrichment opportunities for students
  • think outside of the box when planning lessons.
  • teach the English Language Arts, Social Studies and Environment classes.
  • flexibility to take on responsibilities that are not included in actual job description when necessary. (Common in all international school settings.)

If you are interested in gaining exposure to living abroad and teaching in a foreign country this would be the best choice you could make. We have a student body of 275 students ranging from Nursery to 12th grade. We have a few students from neighboring Central American countries but the majority are local Guatemalans. ( All our students go on to college when they complete high school.) Teaching with us provides you with an opportunity to be exposed to Spanish as well. (You do not need to speak Spanish for this position.)

Interested in having an experience that will change your life? Ready to get to know a culture rich in Mayan background and beauty? Choose Guatemala! Weekends are free to explore the various sections of the country which are uniquely different. It is not expensive and you can travel safely and economically to most all areas.

One year contracts are easily renewed upon agreement of both sides. We are waiting for you to join our FANTASTIC TEAM!

We have a 4th-5th grade classroom teaching position available at Colegio Americano del Sur (CAS) for our 2022 school year. (Our school year is from January 4th thru November 4th, 2022) Native English Speaker required.

We will be having online…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Application Deadline
    December 17, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional
Salary
USD $14,000 - USD $16,000
/ year

Benefits


Housing is provided in Antigua. (One large furnished house is provided for all teachers to share.) Partial transportation is provided to and from school. (Share gas cost.)

Local Guatemalan insurance is provided.

$1000 bonus provided for transportation at the completion of contract.

$1000 bonus provided for completion of contract.

$1000 bonus when you resign for another year.

School Handling of visa and payment. ($800)

Spanish exposure and cultural exposure.

Opportunity to improve technology skills.

1 week vacation in April for Easter break

2 week mid-year break in July

You can stay where you are located while we are online and then come to Guatemala when we return to campus or we can negotiate and you can remain in your location.




Contact:

kserverianwilmeth@gmail.com or kwilmeth@cas.edu.gt


Housing is provided in Antigua. (One large furnished house is provided for all teachers to share.) Partial transportation is provided to and from school. (Share gas cost.)

Local…

Level of Language Proficiency

Native English speaker required..


No or little Spanish required.

Native English speaker required..


No or little Spanish required.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Santa Lucia, Guatemala
Associated Location
Km 92.5 Santa Lucia, Santa Lucia, None 502, Guatemala

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