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Employment teaching EFL in Cuenca, Ecuador
Date posted:2004-10-12 | Writer: Centro de Estudios Interamericanos | Email: email@example.com
CEDEI, located in the enchanting city of Cuenca, Ecuador, seeks qualified EFL teachers for 2005 school year.
EFL teachers for children, high school, and adult groups
Qualifications required: Bachelor's Degree, TEFL/CELTA or other related certificate, and must be a native English speaker. Desired qualifications also include experience working with all ages 7-adult, Business English, and TOEFL Preparation.
Duties: 16-22 contact hours per week with opportunities for extra tutoring and conversation classes. Most classes are Monday-Thursday.
Compensation: Starting at $250 USD per 10-week, 50 hour adult class depending on qualifications (good local salary), free Spanish classes, dance classes, internet access, and optional low-cost health insurance. Visa and airfare fees are teacher's responsibility. Preference is given to teachers able to make a minimum six-month commitment.
Start Date: January 7, 2005
IN ADDITION THE FOLLOWING POSITION IS AVAILABLE;
CEDEI is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of ENGLISH DIRECTOR.
Duties to be performed include:
*Recruitment and hiring of new English teachers
*Training, observing, and evaluating English teachers
*Ensuring academic standards are maintained and improved upon
*Developing curricula, exams and other academic materials
*Handling disciplinary issues
*Planning of course offerings for each term
*Interaction with administrative staff from all departments to coordinate and/or execute various projects
*Participating in events, meetings, and CEDEI publicity campaigns in the community
Ideal candidates will:
*Possess excellent communication/public speaking skills in both Spanish and English
*Have superior customer service skills, problem-solving skills, and interpersonal skills
*Be extremely organized and be able to handle multiple tasks at once
*Work well under pressure and be able to make timely decisions
*Have the ability to serve as academic support to teachers and students
*Possess a Bachelors degree (M.A. preferred), TEFL certificate, and teaching experience
*Be able to make a two-year commitment as the English Director beginning in late December 2004 or early January 2005
Compensation will be based on qualifications and experience. Benefits include, but are not necessarily limited to, flight to Ecuador, one flight per year to the directors home country, and preventative health benefits. All interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, and letters of recommendation to Hanna DeMaster, current Director of the English Department. These may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, mailed to CEDEI, Casilla 597, Cuenca, Ecuador, or delivered by hand to the English Department at Tarqui 13-45 y Pio Bravo.