New Internship: Teach English at La Hesperia Cloud Forest School

Cloud Forest School

About the Role:

La Hesperia is seeking an English teacher for students aged 3 to 8 at our Montessori school in the cloud forest of Ecuador. The teacher should be open-minded and comfortable working in new environments. The position is scheduled to start in May 2013, and the individual should be able to commit at least 6 months to the project. Training will be included in the role.

The individual will live in our volunteer house on-site with other volunteers from around the world. In addition, outside of teaching the volunteer will be free to work side-by-side with our other volunteers, undertaking sustainability activities such as reforestation and working in our organic vegetable garden.

Essential Characteristics:

Medium / Advanced Spanish
Flexibility
Willingness to live in a relatively remote part of Ecuador

Additional Characteristics:
Prior teaching experience
Familiarity with the Montessori philosophy

Benefits:
Training
Accommodation and three meals a day

HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume to Alexandra Hoeneisen at ahoeneisen@lahesperia.org. At a later stage, the application process will include a criminal background check and a child abuse history report (required to teach in the U.S) or letter of reference of your previous work.

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