Middle School English Teacher: NGO Guatemala - January 2019 Intake

Job Type

Full Time




Escuela Proyecto La Esperanza
1a Avenida #25A Colonia La Asunción


EFTC’s School of Hope, founded in 2005, is currently in the process of developing a fully bilingual academic programme (Spanish/English) that offers children and young adults the opportunity to study from reception through to junior high (K-9). For graduating students, EFTC offers a full scholarship to study a course of choice until entrance to employment.

We are looking for candidates with a formal qualification and registration in Education (either a teacher or ESL or similar trained but with experience in classroom management and working with at-risk youth is a plus).

Key Responsibilities & Duties

The English Teacher’s key responsibilities, as follows, are non-exhaustive and additional duties may be required and assigned.

  • Deliver classes in English to the assigned grades aligned to the School of Hope’s English curriculum.
  • Develop lesson plans and instructional materials, in accordance with the School of Hope’s curriculum, that are both appropriate to the Grade level as well as individual student needs.
  • Meet weekly or monthly goals and objectives that are set previously in lesson plans.
  • Carry out monthly quick tests with all students to monitor student progress and development.
  • Establish and maintain standards of discipline and student behaviour to achieve a positive and functional learning environment in the classroom.
  • Participate in curriculum and professional development activities and programs, as requested. You may also be required to carry out independent study and investigation to ensure that the required standard is met.
  • Liaise closely with the English Team, Coordinators and Departments, on a regular basis, to develop and support Foundation initiatives that promote EFTC, the School of Hope and its work.
  • Work in alliance with the EFTC Social department to identify students with learning difficulties, emotional distress or possible health problems. Any unusual behaviour or cause for concern must be communicated to your in-line manager immediately. 

  • Promote the EFTC mission, vision and core value at all times!

Level of Language Proficiency

English native/advanced and Spanish minimum conversational/intermediate as we have a diverse bilingual team.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply


Send your CV and a cover letter detailing your interest in the position and send it to:

kelsey.carlton@eftc.org.uk and empleo@esperanza.edu.gt