Two new vacancies! Teach English, Learn Spanish in ArgentinaFundación Escuela Bilingue Puerta del Sol
· Teach English in Argentina
· Voluntary position
Escuela Bilingue Puerta del Sol has two more vacancies to complete a team of 5 Native English teachers for this school year. Start date: March 3th (to the last week of November).
We offer full lodging (home and 3 meals/day) and a Spanish course for the entire 9 months period. In exchange, we ask you to teach 12 hours per week at our school.
Our Fundacion was created with the aim of offering all kids in our small community high quality education at the lowest possible cost.
The school is not a business and we, parents and teachers, work very hard month after month –most of us, ad-honorem- to fulfill our goal and include each year more and more students that couldn’t afford private education otherwise.
At this stage, our priority is working toward implementing a full bilingual program, and we want our students (who come from all corners of our town, regardless social or economical status) to have contact with "real English", and that's when you come in.
We are gathering a team of 5 teachers who'll be sharing a home. Fully furnished, with lots of comfort details (Jacuzzi, floor heating -loza radiante-, microwave, TV and DVD set, etc).
Candidates MUST be Native English speakers AND have a TEFL certification of A MINIMUM of 60 hours (or, of course, relevant University education that is oriented towards teaching).
You must be enthusiastic, original and willing to make English lessons fun but productive.
Apart from teaching 12 hours at the school, we ask that each teacher dictates at least one extracurricular course, open to the entire community (all ages), for which you'll get 30% of all fees collected. This will help you cover your personal expenses while in Trevelin.
Trevelin is a beautiful touristic center in our Patagonia, originally a Welsh settlement, and receives each season thousands of tourists from all around the world.
In order to be considered you must be immediately available to make your visa and travel arrangements so as to arrive in Trevelin by March 1st and stay for a period of 9 months (travel expenses are not covered by the school). The school will send you a letter that you can submit to the embassy for Visa purposes, where we state that you come for a 9-month Spanish course with us and that you’ll be doing some volunteering at the school as ESL teachers as well.
We will need to receive from you:
- a recent picture of yourself
- your resume
- an email/cover letter saying why you think you'll be an asset to our school and mission
- a scan of your teaching or university certificates/accreditations, along with the transcripts (qualification sheets related to your teaching education)
Upon receiving this information you’ll be contacted for an online interview during this week. Three teachers have already been selected and by Friday 15th (this end of the week) we shall have the rest of our team gathered.
Thanks in advance for your time!
Email us at:
Website: www.puertadelsol.org.ar (still under construction)
Required qualifications, skills + experience:
TEFL certified (60 hours ESL course minimum).