EFL Teachers Needed in Mexico

Date posted:2013-03-27 | Writer: Na'atik Language and Cultural Institute | Email: cathagray@yahoo.com

Na’atik Language and Cultural Institute is looking for 3 qualified, enthusiastic EFL teachers to start in August. Two teachers will teach all ages and levels and 1 will teach only young learners ages 3 to 11. Na’atik is a young, small, yet expanding non-profit language institute located in the Yucatan Peninsula in the ‘authentic’ Mexican Mayan town of Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Quintana Roo, approximately 3 hours south of Cancun and 2 hours north of Belize 1-hour inland from the Caribbean Sea.

Na’atik offers accessible, high-quality English courses to increase access to education and opportunities in the Maya Zone. Our English language program is committed to providing teacher support and uses the most effective methods with excellent texts, active, fun, and well-planned curriculums. This is a great position for someone who wishes to work off the beaten path, get great experience, learn Spanish and Maya as well as the culture of the modern Maya, and work with many delightful students. We provide help finding accommodations and settling in.

Qualifications: 
Native level English speaker 
Degree from an accredited university 
TEFL/CELTA/TESOL certified or 2 years of teaching experience 
Adventurous and independent spirit 
Basic Spanish 
Experience in the developing world a plus.

Interested applicants please send resume, cover letter stating why you are interested in coming to the Yucatan to teach and your personal expectations, 1 personal and 2 professional references via email to Catherine Gray, Director, at the e-mail address given on the job heading. Applicants will be contacted by email and, for potential candidates, Skype interviews will be arranged. Start date will be determined at the time of hire.

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching.

 

This unit discusses the productive skills needed to learn a new language. The productive skills are speaking and writing. Speaking is being able to verbally produce words in an order that appropriately communicates a message with proper pronunciation and clarity. Writing is being able to produce a message in written form that is clear and understandable with proper punctuation and proper spelling.Reading and listening are key to learning. The more you prepare your class in advance for troublesome situations the better. I look forward to creating my own worksheets and discovering the interests of my students over time. I love the fact that my students will change and that I will get a taste of all personalities big and small. Every chapter makes me more excited for this new opportunity.

 

 

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