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Language School Library Activities Coordinator

Deadline: Sat 15 Jun 2024 00:00:00 UTC
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  • Deadline: Sat 15 Jun 2024 00:00:00 UTC
  • Mexico: Felipe Carrillo Puerto.
  • Na'atik Language and Culture Institute
  • Experience: NOT APPLICABLE
  • Number of positions: 1
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

Details of Position

LANGUAGE SCHOOL LIBRARY ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR
2024-25 School Year

Purpose of Role

To take ownership of our small trilingual library, promoting literacy and the love of reading among our English, Spanish and Maya students. To deliver library based ESL classes to children and young adults. To develop and manage a schedule of extracurricular and intercultural activities in the library.

General Responsibilities and Duties:

Welcoming and orienting students to the library, its programs, and its resources

Collaborating with English teachers to create a curriculum of accessible library-based English as a second language classes which complement the students regular classes.

Creating and promoting an extra-curricular program of activities in the library for English language students

Promoting library programs for students and parents

Managing volunteers from the local community and our Spanish and Maya language immersion (MaS) program

Working with the English teachers and MaS program to create and promote intercultural activities amongst students

Maintaining the library catalog and managing all aspects of circulation

Promoting the borrowing of books, encouraging students to select level and interest appropriate reading materials

Maintaining all library resources and materials

Working with our Communications and Fundraising Manager as needed to promote the library to the local community and to maintain funding and in-kind donations

Organizing and assisting with special events and field trips

Teaching substitute English classes, when necessary
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to our English Program Manager, Erick Chuc Santos. In your cover letter, please explain why you are interested in running the schools library at Naatik, why you would like to live and work off the beaten path in the Yucatan peninsula, and include a summary of your expectations for life and work here in Carrillo Puerto.

Please include all requested information or your application may not be considered. Select applicants will be contacted by email. Position will begin mid-end of August 2024. Exact start date will be determined at the time of hire. There is also the possibility of extending your contract for a second year.

*For the safety of our community, we require all in-person staff and volunteers to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Native level English speaker

Undergraduate degree from an accredited university

TEFL/TOEFL/CELTA Certified

One year teaching experience

Strong organizational and time management skills

Strong collaboration and social skills

Ability to work independently

Ability to design and implement activities

Basic communicative Spanish

PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Experience working with children

Experiencing teaching literacy

Experience working abroad

Experience managing and developing library systems

Experience creating and/or managing extracurricular activities programs

Intermediate Spanish

Salary and Benefits

Benefits

Local Salary ($13,175 MXN monthly before deductions)

Single occupancy apartment (our apartments cannot accept pets)

Assistance with transitioning to local life with five days with a homestay family during orientation, including meals

Guided tour of Carrillo Puerto and paid orientation

Local cell phone SIMcard

Four weeks of paid vacation (During Semana Santa/Easter and Christmas/New Year)

Five hours of free, group classes or three hours of private Spanish or Maya classes with additional hours charged at cost

Assistance with visa paperwork

Reimbursement of visa costs upon completion of contract

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Job Summary

Join our incredible international team at Na'atik, a non-profit language school based off the beaten path in the Mexican Caribbean.Take ownership of our small trilingual library, the beating heart of our intercultural language programs, promoting literacy and the love of reading among our English, Spanish and Maya students. Deliver library based ESL classes to children and young adults. Develop and manage a schedule of extracurricular and intercultural activities in the library.


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