PAID VOLUNTEER 5th Grade, Inter-American School of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala August 2018
The Inter-American School of Quetzaltenango is a non-denominational Christian Mission School affiliated with AdvancEd and ASCI. The ratio of student to teacher is 15:1.
-As Inter-American is a Christian mission school, only applicants of a Christian faith will be accepted.
-Candidates will be expected to provide a Statement of Faith.
-Candidates will be expected to provide a police check.
-Native level of spoken English.
-4-year degree in relevant field.
-Teacher certification desirable but not required.
-Teaching experience desirable but not required.
-Teachers can become ASCI certified through Quetzaltenango.
-The school provides accommodation with host families at $225 per month (including bills and meals). However, teachers are at liberty to find their own accommodation or move out at any time.
-$750 is put towards Professional Development each year.
-$150 is available to go towards learning Spanish.
-There is a teacher bus which drops teachers off at the school every day.
-A ticket back to closest home of record is provided at the end of the year.
- IAS is a 501C3 employer (loan deferment and loan forgiveness). Income contingent $0 payments may be made against outstanding student loans whilst working at the school.
-There are many opportunities to go Hiking / Scuba Diving etc in the vicinity.