Job Description

Start date: March 2023

Our school: The Universidad de la Sierra Sur (UNSIS) is located in Miahuatlán de Porfirio Diaz. Our city is a small, rural city, but there are a number of other destinations nearby: San Jose del Pacifico (1 hour), Oaxaca City (2 hours), and beaches such as Puerto Angel, Zipolite, or Mazunte (5-6 hours).

Job description: We work 40 hours a week with 25 hours of classroom teaching. We offer 7 levels of general English taking students from A1 to B1+. Professors have 2 levels per semester.

Salary: 16,000 MXN per month, plus summer and Christmas bunses. The university also pays into health (IMSS), retirement, and housing (INFONAVIT) funds.

Benefits: Become tenured after 1 year. Get permenant Mexican residency after 4 years. Be eligible for Mexican citizenship after 5 years. Receive a year of paid sabbatical after 6 years.

Vacation: National holidays as well as five weeks of paid vacation are given throughout the year (1 week in April, 2 weeks in July, 2 weeks in December).

Covid policy: Teachers are required to show proof of vaccination against Covid-19. Masks are worn on campus and in classes.

Job duties:

  • Prepare and carry out lessons and assessments
  • Be supportive and responsive to the needs of the students
  • Collaborate on departmental projects
  • Fulfill administrative obligations (maintaining attendance lists and grades)

Required qualifications:

  • Be a native English speaker
  • Hold a passport from a country where English is an official language
  • Have BA or MA
  • Have a TEFL / CELTA / TESOL certificate
  • Have an original birth certificate
  • Have apostilles for teaching certificate and Bachelor’s degree OR be able to obtain them (process and cost vary per country)
  • Be able to commit to the minimum 6 months of the first contract with a strong interest in becoming tenured and remaining more than 1 year.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Have 1 year of teaching experience or more
  • Have experience teaching TOEFL, IELTS, or Cambridge
  • Hold a BA in a relevant field (English, Spanish, other foreign language, TESOL, linguistics, education).
  • Hold an MA in a relevant field
  • Have a working knowledge of Spanish

 

HOW TO APPLY:

For more information, please send us an email. To begin an application, please send a cover letter and CV to the head of the English department at [email protected]
To apply, email [email protected]

Salary & Benefits

Salary: 16,000 MXN per month, plus summer and Christmas bunses. The university also pays into health (IMSS), retirement, and housing (INFONAVIT) funds. Benefits: Become tenured after 1 year. Get permenant Mexican residency after 4 years. Be eligible for Mexican citizenship after 5 years. Receive a year of paid sabbatical after 6 years. Vacation: National holidays as well as five weeks of paid vacation are given throughout the year (1 week in April, 2 weeks in July, 2 weeks in December).

Job Requirements

  • Be a native English speaker
  • Hold a passport from a country where English is an official language
  • Have BA or MA
  • Have a TEFL / CELTA / TESOL certificate
  • Have an original birth certificate
  • Have apostilles for teaching certificate and Bachelor’s degree OR be able to obtain them (process and cost vary per country)
  • Be able to commit to the minimum 6 months of the first contract with a strong interest in becoming tenured and remaining more than 1 year

Job overview

Location

Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca, Mexico

Salary

16,000 MXN per month

Contract Length

Min. 6 months

Start Date

Immediate

Qualification Required

BA degree & TEFL Cert

Experience

Preferred

Number of Positions

1

Passport Held

Native English speaking country

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