ESL/ESOL Teacher

Misión Mexico

Misión Mexico, located in Tapachula, Chiapas is seeking an exceptional candidate for the roles of English Teacher. This position would require a minimum commitment of 6 months. The roles is for an immediate start. This role is based in Tapachula, Mexico and the successful applicant will receive a monthly salary as well as accommodation and some meals.

Our Mission and Focuses The Misión México Foundation aims to break cycles of poverty, abuse and inequality; providing opportunities for every child and youth that we care for to succeed. Through long-term solutions like education, practical and emotional care and community development, we provide tools and opportunities for children and youth to advance in every aspect of their lives, becoming the best that they can be. Our core focuses are; education and extracurricular activities; safe homes with a family environment; health and wellbeing support; community development, personal development and life skills

Role Context

Our Community Development Program, Proyecto Faro, was established in 2021. Proyecto Faro (The Lighthouse Project) is a community development program which transforms the behaviours, attitudes and skills of youth, motivating them to become agents of positive change within their families and communities. It does this through providing positive experiences and opportunities at no cost to the participants.

The Community Programs & Development English Teacher is responsible for:

• providing engaging, relevant and appropriate English language classes to our program service users

• working to promote Proyecto Faro’s English classes within the Tapachula region.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Prepare classroom and course materials including a curriculum

• Grade students’ assessments and work

• Create individualized plans for students with special requirements (e.g. learning disabilities)

• Research new teaching methods for teaching English as a second language

• Create a supportive and positive classroom environment

• Maintain records of student attendance and progress

• Use exams and other diagnostic tools to ascertain and record student progress

• Resolve crises in classroom

• Inform parents about student progress

• Collaborate with local organisations to promote Proyecto Faro’s English classes and to attract new students

Essential Criteria

• Previous experience as an English teacher or similar role

• Knowledge of various methods of teaching English as a second language

• Fluent in English and conversational in Spanish

• A relevant Tertiary qualification and a minimum 1 years’ experience in the fields of English reaching

• Proven ability to engage positively with children and youth, whilst maintaining a high level of pastoral care and understanding of boundary setting

• Strong conflict resolution, negotiation and problem-solving skills

• Experience in facilitation and group work skills

Desirable Criteria

• Experience in facilitating activities, sports and group work suitable for children and youth

• Experience working with children or youth with backgrounds of trauma and/or disadvantaged backgrounds

How to apply

To apply for this exciting opportunity please email [email protected] with:

1. A covering letter addressing the selection criteria and your suitability for the role based on the skills, knowledge and abilities requirements outlined in the advertisement and role description (Maximum of 2 pages);

2. A current CV or Resume;