Globalteer is an international charity working with communities in developing countries in the areas of child care, education, sports and social services and with conservation and animal rescue projects.
We are now looking for a professional and enthusiastic team-player to fill the role of
English Language Teacher- Peru
Globalteer founded Picaflor House, a school for underprivileged children in the Andean village of Oropesa near Cusco in 2010. We provide a free education programme for children aged 3-14 to help improve their school performance as well as teaching life skills and giving them a safe place to play and learn when they are not at state school.
Classroom hours are from 2pm to 5.00pm Monday to Thursday with mornings free for class preparation or help with maintaining the school and garden.
Picaflor House has a well-established English Language Programme; with a comprehensive curriculum already in place, we are looking for an EFL teacher to continue the Programme and deliver it to the children of Picaflor House.
Your main duties will be to implement an English Language Programme for beginners up to intermediate students and to assist in teaching English classes. There will be the opportunity to become involved in other areas of the school’s programmes as you settle in. You will be making a big difference to the lives of youngsters living in very challenging circumstances. The ability to speak fluent Spanish, while an advantage, is not essential.
One of Globalteer’s two global offices is located in Cusco so you will have the support of our team for both work and non-work-related aspects of your time with us, from finding somewhere to live, to restaurant recommendations.
You will need to be very motivated, energetic and be able to use your initiative. The role can be quite challenging but also incredibly rewarding.
This role is for 6 months.
PERSON SPECIFICATION (ESSENTIAL)
- Native or fluent written and spoken English with excellent grammar and spelling
- Ability to work using own initiative
- Motivated with a positive work ethic
- Desire and motivation to develop ESL teaching skills
- Experience of or interest in living abroad
- Passionate about development and education’s role herein
PERSON SPECIFICATION (DESIRABLE)
- Knowledge of international development
- Knowledge of Cusco/Peru
- Looking to go into a career in ESL teaching/teaching in general
- Previous experience working as an ESL teacher/teacher
- Some knowledge of Spanish
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates are requested to submit a one page cover letter outlining why you are applying and what you think you can bring to the role, and a detailed CV/Resume to: [email protected]
Closing date of applications: 5pm GMT, 30th June 2018.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. Applicants who have not heard from Globalteer before 14th July 2018 have not been successful in their application. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview either in person or by Skype. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a background check due to the nature of our work with children. We envisage that the successful candidate will start the role ASAP.
Globalteer is a registered Charity in England and Wales number 1119706. Website: http://www.globalteer.org