English Teacher

Details of Position

Purpose of Role: To teach high-quality English language through classes, our English language library, extracurricular activities and intercultural events to the people of Felipe Carrillo Puerto and its surrounding Maya communities to foster cross-cultural education and understanding.

General Responsibilities
Plan and implement a regular schedule of small group English classes for students across age and developmental levels.
Work with the librarian for library visits.
Assist in the planning and implementation of special events.
Maintain good relations with students, their families, and all members of the Naatik community.
Work in collaboration with other English teachers and other Naatik staff members to achieve the mission of Naatik.

Specific Duties
Regularly plan lessons and develop materials and activities.
Conduct 14 classes, approximately 23 contact hours, per week including up to 15 hours of young learners ages 4 to 7 years old.
Provide parents and students with quarterly assessments of student achievement.
Conduct regular assessments of student learning and use assessments to improve instruction and assist student learning.
Participate in all local promotions of the English Language Program.
Collaborate in the planning, preparation, and execution of Naatik special events, including but not limited to Halloween, Primary Camp Day, Teen Field Trip, and Year End Festival.
Plan and coordinate class parties for Christmas, Children’s Day, and other holidays throughout the year.
Collaborate with the School Librarian and other staff members to facilitate library activities and regular circulation of library materials with Naatik students.
Welcome and include immersion Spanish and Maya (MaS) visitors to English classes to foster cross-cultural education and understanding.
Write and submit end-of-year handover notes to the Director.
Work with other members of the English Language Program to maintain a clean and orderly work environment.
Attend all training, orientations, and professional development sessions.
Attend and participate in all required staff meetings.
Work with the Director and reception to monitor student attendance and retention.
Work with the Director to manage student behavior and promote good citizenship among the student body.


Required Qualifications
Native English speaker or equivalent
Undergraduate degree from an accredited university
A TEFL/CELTA/TESOL teaching certification
1 year of classroom teaching experience with young learners
Adventurous and independent spirit
Willingness to help organize and participate in special events and field trips

Preferred Qualifications
Communicative Spanish
Experience working in the developing world
Experience with development or non-profit work

Salary and Benefits

Local Salary ($13,420 MXN monthly)
Furnished housing
Use of bike
Four weeks of paid vacation
Five hours of free, group classes or three hours of private Spanish or Maya classes with additional hours charged at cost
Assistance with visa paperwork
Reimbursement of visa costs with completed contract