Jobs and Other Opportunities
Position: English Teacher (volunteer)
Duration: July 15 – November 15th
Location: Patagonia Park, Aysen, Chile
Salary: Volunteer position. Includes room and board.
Job Description: Patagonia Park, located in the remote region of Aysen, Chile, is looking for a volunteer English teacher for our small school. The school is for children of park employees, and has just three students for 2017 (1st grade, 3rd grade, and 5th grade), all of which are native Spanish speakers. The volunteer will work with the fulltime teacher to complete a well-rounded curriculum for the students, loosely based on the Montessori model. The volunteer teacher will teach English, music, and physical education, preferably incorporating the school’s unique location into the class plans. We welcome applicants with a background in outdoor education or conservation.
The Volunteer English Teacher position for the first semester (March through June) has been filled. We are only accepting applications for the second semester (July through November).
This is a part time position with a flexible schedule (approx. 3 days a week, or four to five half-days). The position also offers the opportunity to collaborate with the Conservacion Patagonica Outdoor Education Program, based in the neighboring town of Cochrane.
- Native English speaker
- Conversational Spanish
- At least one year of teaching experience
- Outdoor education or conservation experience (optional but preferred)
Preference will be given to teachers who also have experience with meditation or yoga, theater, first aid, outdoor education, and conservation experience. Please feel free to share other applicable expertise in your cover letter.
To Apply: Please send CV and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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