Primary School Teacher in Indigenous Community

Tipo de contrato

Tiempo completo




Sierra Sur de Oaxaca, montañas de bosques de pinos
San Sebastián Río Hondo


Ananda Learning Centre

We are a small, international community that lives within a rural Zapotec village in the Sierra Sur mountains of Oaxaca. Together we share many projects and visions, one of them being the creation of a holistic, alternative school based on the pedagogies of Montessori, Waldorf and Reggio Emilia as well as permaculture principles.

Position: Educational guide/teacher for group of children 3-6 years old for the 2018-2019 school year

- Must have a degree in education (please send us some information specifically highlighting this area)

- Must be native English speaker or have perfect English, and Spanish fluency.

- Willingness and desire to learn alternative pedagogies - Montessori, Waldorf and Reggio Emilia

- Patience and compassion for young children

- Open mind and heart,

- Self disciplined

- Love of nature and simple living; ability to live in a simple, rural environment; previous experience living in a rural setting would be recommended

- Appreciation for community and ability to adapt

- Respect for indigenous culture

- Ability to commit to a minimum of one school year 2018-2019

Description of working environment:

- Teacher will work guided by a local Zapotec teacher with a group of 15-20 children (half are indigenous)

- The buildings are made of earth, wood and thatch

- The school property includes organic gardens and chickens

- Hours: 6.5-7 hours per day, plus own study time

- Housing and food will be provided for

Some websites to get to know us better:


Housing and food will be provided for

Nivel de idiomas

High level of English and Spanish fluency

Nivel profesional

No especificado

Nivel mínimo de educación


Cómo aplicar

Please send a personal introduction and your resume to: