Elementary English Teacher 2nd-3rd grade English teacher

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $14,000
Maximum: $16,000




Km. 92.5 Santa Lucia, Cotzumaguapa
Santa Lucia, Cotzumaguapa



We have a 2nd-3rd grade teaching position available at Colegio Americano del Sur (CAS) starting January 7th, 2019. (Our school year runs from January 7th thru November 8th.) (Previous experience working with primary is preferred.) This is a teaching position whereby some classes are taught in Spanish, by the Spanish teacher, while others are taught by the English teacher at different times in the schedule.

Our school is an experimental/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 Makerspace, Socratic Seminars, Robotics, Math Initiatives, Project Based Learning a school-wide Technology support program and a strong Community Engagement program.

If you are interested in gaining exposure to living abroad and teaching in a foreign country, CAS would be a perfect choice. We have a student body of 335 students ranging from Nursery to 12th grade. All our students go on to college when they complete high school.

This is also 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!


Free Housing.

Van to and from school.

$1000 travel expense paid at completion of contract.

$1000 bonus at the completion of contract.

$1000 for resigning of full term previous contract.

Visa processed and paid if full year contract signed. ($800)

Local insurance provided if full year contract signed.

Opportunity to learn Spanish or improve current Spanish skills.

Exposure to the Guatemalan culture.

Opportunity to participate in a meaningful community outreach project with local public schools.

A week vacation at Easter.

Two weeks vacation at mid-year. (End of June, beginning of July).

Level of Language Proficiency

Native English speaker

Limited Spanish or no Spanish is acceptable.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


3 Professional references with phone numbers included.

Updated Resume.

Letter of recommendation from last employer.

Police clearance. (FBI preferred.)

University documentation.

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