The Universidad Tecnologica de la Mixteca (UTM) needs qualified teachers looking for an opportunity to build a teaching career in rural Mexico. UTM is located in Huajuapan de Leon, a city of about 80,000 people in the northwest corner of the state of Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. Huajuapan is in a valley of a mountainous area at an elevation of about 5000 feet. It is a center for commerce for the surrounding countryside. It is between Mexico City, six hours (by bus) to the northwest, and Oaxaca City, three hours to the southeast. This is an exciting opportunity to live in an undiscovered corner of Mexico.
This is a full-time position and professors are required to be on campus 8 hours a day. Each professor teaches 3 fifty-minutes classes that meet 5 days a week. English is a required subject for our students who are studying various engineering majors. The majority of our students do not have previous experience with English, so the bulk of our teaching is at the Elementary and
Salary is approximately 10,000 to 12,000 pesos per month after taxes depending on qualifications. Those who stay a full year receive two annual bonuses of a month’s salary each. All teachers are registered in Mexico’s social security system, which includes basic health care, a pension fund, child care, and a housing plan. There are five weeks paid vacation a year, along with various national holidays.
Successful applicants will have a B.A. + CELTA/TEFL Certification or a M.A. in a relevant field and at least a year classroom teaching experience, preferably overseas with young adult students. Spanish ability, experience in English for Specific Purposes, TOEFL or the UCLES exams, is a plus.
For more information and application details, contact Melissa Ferrin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Centro de Idiomas
Universidad Tecnológica de la Mixteca
Huajuapan de Leon, Oaxaca