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TEFL Opportunity in Guatemala

Date posted:2020-02-16 | Writer: Oxford Language Center | Email: [email protected]

Paid professional development and teaching opportunity in Guatemala. Improve your English teaching and learn to prepare students for English and Academic Exams. Oxford Language Center (OLC) has been a leader in the best quality English language instruction in Guatemala City since 2004. We offer a unique opportunity to gain ESL teaching skills, exam preparation training, and knowledge of English language strategies that schools all around the world value and seek in their teachers. Our commitment to you is rigorous, supportive, professional development to help you achieve your goals as a qualified international teacher. In return, we ask for your 100% commitment to OLC. We expect our staff to demonstrate the professionalism, respect, and determination required in any teaching environment. We are a team and we seek teachers who share our goal of the highest-quality classes in Guatemala. We regard our teachers as integral members of our team and we want you to contribute your ideas and perspective as we encourage our students to advance.


We offer a 10 month renewable contract as a full-time teacher earning a base salary of Q7,500 ($980) for 125 contact hours per month working Monday to Saturday, with the option of earning Q60 to Q80 ($8 to $10) per hour for any hours you work above and beyond this base contract. OLC teachers have varying schedules, with classes scheduled between 7am and 8pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 3pm on Saturday.


A valuable benefit to working with OLC is the training you receive, that will help your marketability around the world. Over the course of your contract, you will receive a variety of Oxford Language Center professional development courses.

We are committed to your professional development and our teachers are committed to the success of each of our students. Whether you renew your contract or move on, you will gain the experience that opens up a wealth of new opportunities in any region of the world.


You are living in Guatemala and we want you to be able to take full advantage of your time here. We have a dedicated team leader focused on making your time in Guatemala as personally rewarding as it is professionally rich. We include 3 hours of Spanish classes a week so you can confidently navigate your new surroundings. We provide your first week (six nights) and housing, close to the school and shared with our other teachers with the option of continuing to live there through a private agreement made between yourself and the landlord. For when you want to explore other parts of the country, there are a number of national holidays and time to travel. Finally, we will support you in the visa renewal process, a key part of Guatemalan expat culture!


1. Native English speaker

2. Bachelor's degree, preferably with TEFL/TESOL qualification.

3. Positive, flexible, hardworking, self-motivated and disciplined

APPLICATION PACKAGE: (please include all items to be considered for the position)

Send the following documents to the email address given on the job heading:

1. Cover letter

2. Resume/CV

3. Recent photo

4. Letter of recommendation, if available

5. The date you would be available to start

(Please include all items to be considered for the position)