English Teacher for Nursery and 1st grade of Preschool

Salary:  Less than $20,000 Location:  Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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Job Description

About the employer:
It is a school with appr. 400 students, having also a nursery, a preschool, an elementary and Junior High school. They teach five different age groups, divided into two types of systems – semester and bimester. Class sizes are typically around a dozen students, but never more than 16 students per class. They understand that it is not very easy for foreigners to work in Mexico, hence they try their best to make them feel comfortable and to help them getting used to life and work in Mexico.
The staff is made up of a mix of both foreign (from various English speaking countries) and Mexican teachers.  The institute currently rents two houses, one is a four bedroom house about two blocks from the school for teachers who wish to live there. New teachers may choose to live in the house with other teachers, or look for their own private house.

Location:
Cd. Guzmán with a relaxed and traditional atmosphere, it is a small, quiet town with about 140,000 inhabitants, located in Jalisco, near Guadalajara (about 1 ½ hours) the second largest city of Mexico and about 1 ½-2 hours bus drive to the closest beach. People are extremely friendly, and foreigners normally do not have any trouble making friends within the first couple of weeks. The city offers many eco-tourist activities, such as cycling, hiking, motor-cross, rappelling, swimming, among other things, as well as one or two night spots.

Functions and responsibilities

Academic Responsibilities
• Know the students, know how they learn and what they should learn
• Continually improve to support students in their learning
• Organize and evaluate the educational work, make a relevant didactic intervention
• Encourage the link between the school and the community to ensure that all students successfully complete their schooling
• Maintain close communication with parents
• Evaluate the educational process as the SEP brand on the SCEJAL platform.
Institutional Responsibilities:
• Make and send lesson plans on time.
• Follow up on student development.
• Always speak English in school.
• Attend meetings and workshops as assigned.
• Attend Grade Point Meetings for parents
• Communication and team work with EFL coordination, head coordination, and other EFL teachers.
• Attend and collaborate in the events organized by the school (inside and outside the institution)
• Fulfillment of assigned commissions (preparation of honors to the flag, elaboration of friezes, assigned guards, participation in events)
• Be in class at least 10 minutes before the class starts.
• Maintain a good relationship with students.
Administrative Responsibilities
• Design, preparation and delivery of plans according to plans and programs of the SEJ and / or official or institutional programs.
• Delivery of grades to school control on the dates established
• Attend meetings convened by management, courses, workshops, conferences, extra ordinary meetings
• Accomplish school guards

Desired requirements:
– Teachers must follow the curriculum but are encouraged to enhance it with additional activities.
– To get involved in the community as much as possible.
– Advanced Spanish

Excluding requirements:
– Native English
– Full flexibility
– Teaching experience
– Finished bachelor degree or any English teaching certification

Required Language Skills:
– English – Native speaker
– Spanish – Upper-intermediated (Advanced level prefered)

Labor conditions:
– Contract type: partial-time.
– Contract date: August 12 to July 10, 2020.
– Salary: 8,700 MXN gross.
– Christmas box based on total salary and holiday bonus.
– Free Lodging at Cambridge’s home
– Food provision.
– Opportunity to work in the afternoons teaching English to children and adults (extra salary)
– Holidays 4 weeks.
– Opportunity to earn the academic excellence bonus.
– Opportunity to participate in the Climb Up for Staff program.

How to Apply

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