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GALAPAGOS Islands_EFL Instructor_Start 20 March 2018

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  • Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
  • Gaias Instituto de Idiomas
  • Experience: 1 YEAR
  • Positions: 2
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

The EFL instructor position at GAIAS is a professional, full-time teaching job. Outside of the 20 classroom contact hours, teachers will be responsible for maintaining accurate records, handling administrative paperwork, participating in professional development sessions, and generally being available for out-of-class extracurricular activities that the school puts on every few months.

Details of Position

Location: Santa Cruz Island, The Galapagos, Ecuador
Position: ESL Instructor
Start date: 20 March 2018
Interview: Jan/Feb 2018
Contract Length: 12 months
Remuneration: $700/month, housing allowance, healthcare
Position Requirements:
Successful applicants will need to:
submit a professional lesson plan
submit a 10-minute video lesson
display excellent classroom management skills
create unique lesson plans on a daily basis
regularly utilize authentic material
maintain administrative records and complete monthly progress reports
plan, instruct and assess multiple classes of differing levels
instruct up to 20 hours per week
Position Description:
As part of our EFL program, you will be expected to teach 20 contact hours a week. Teachers are required to schedule one office hour every week as well as participate in occasional professional development and extra-curricular activities. During your 12-month contract, youll teach a variety of classes to children (ages 8-11), teenagers (ages 12-17), and adults (ages 18 and up). Classrooms are equipped with projectors and white boards. Basic art supplies and materials are also provided.


Minimum Qualifications
University/Bachelor's degree
120+ hour TEFL/CELTA/TESOL certificate
At least 1 year of prior EFL/ESL teaching experience
An interest in Ecuadorian culture
Preferred Qualifications
Masters Degree in TESOL or Applied Linguistics
2+ years of EFL/ESL experience
Conversational Spanish skills

Salary and Benefits

We provide:
A monthly stipend of $700.00 USD
A $250 monthly housing allowance
Free access to basic health care
Visa and related expenses
Due to stringent residency requirements in the Galapagos, successful applicants will not be allowed to volunteer or work in any other institution or agency during your teaching contract. There are, however, opportunities to earn additional income through tutoring or teaching additional classes at the institute.

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