Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Teaching English in Mexico: A Roundup of Possibilities

English Language Teaching professionals with CELTA Certification

English Language Teaching (ELT) professionals with CELTA certification are constantly in demand worldwide. A key world market for English EFL teachers who are native or near-native level is Mexico. The need for teachers there is virtually insatiable. Here is a sampling of the types of English language teaching positions that are available throughout Mexico almost at any particular time of the year.


What’s on tap from Mexico City, Torreón, Puebla, Chiapas, and Oaxaca

LSET Mexico
104 Gorriones
Mexico city, DF 55720

Telephone: 865 - 6468
Fax: 865 - 6468

Contact: Director

An EFL teacher for teaching at companies to adult learners is needed. A communicative dynamic approach is absolutely necessary for this position. Also some experience is required. There are excellent bonuses and salary available. For more details and immediate consideration, write, call or fax a cover letter and resume / CV to Catalina Soria Ramirez at LSET Mexico.

Colegio Alemán
Calle Mar #675
Col. Torreón Residencial
Torreón, Coahuila 27240

Telephone: (871) 720 - 4660
Fax: (871) 720 - 4660
Contact: English Program Director

An experienced Biology / Health Teacher preferably with a science background is being sought by this colegio. Although a Canadian national is preferred all strongly qualified candidates will be considered. The person would teach grades seven through nine. Class hours are from 7:45am - 2:30pm from Monday to Friday. Salary offered is $670 US dollars per month plus bonuses with free housing and insurance. Some travel expenses would also be paid. The contract will run from January 7th to June 30th.

Berlitz Puebla
Av. 39 Pte. # 3302, Loc. 36,37 and 38 (Entrance on 33 Sur)
Las Ánimas
Puebla, Puebla 72400

Phone: 249 - 8838
Fax: 249 - 8475

Website: http://www.berlitz.com/
E-mails: NorthAmerica.careers@berlitz.com or

For more than a century, people from around the world have looked to Berlitz for business, pleasure, and travel language and cultural training. They know Berlitz will teach them any language quickly, enjoyably, and effectively, in just about any location. Berlitz's expertise is based on 125 years of experience. Though Berlitz is headquartered in Princeton, N.J., they have more than 400 locations all around the world, so their job opportunities can vary from one country to the next. If you would like to learn more about specific positions available in Mexico, use the navigation bar on the left of their webpage to select the Mexico homepage, then click on the employment button to access local opportunities.

A spokesman for Berlitz says that they’re always looking for qualified candidates to lead their language and cross-cultural programs, and for positions at their corporate headquarters. Please e-mail your resume and position of interest to the appropriate address for your desired geographic area.

Universidad de la Sierra AC Av. de los Tecnicos s/n
Fracionamento El Paraiso
Huauchinango, Puebla 73160

Telephone: (7) 7622 - 4888
Fax: (7) 7622 - 4888

The USAC Huauchinango is looking for an English Coordinator. The person hired would be in charge of organizing programs and managing the other EFL teachers. Both EFL teaching and administrative experience would be helpful, as would an advanced degree in TOEFL or a related field. Huauchinango is in a flower-growing region located approximately midway between Pachuca and Poza Rica on a direct route from Mexico City. The area has a high percentage of Totonac and Nahua Indians. Although the region is quite scenic, it tends to be foggy at times due to the high altitude. There’s a flower festival in the spring and plenty of locally-produced fruit wine.

North Pacific English
Arroyo Ch. No. 105
Col. Alameda
Celaya, Guanajuato 38050

Telephone: 011 52 461 608 - 0301
Fax: 011 52 461 608 - 0301

Are you a fast-on-your-feet thinker? Do you have a CELTA or TEFL certificate? Looking for adventure? Apply today, two English Motivator positions are available. One is for working with kids. Any experience with children and teacher certification would be an asset. Celaya is located on the road between Irapuato and Queretaro and is near San Miguel de Allende.

English Center Crescencio Rosas 15
San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas 29250

Telephone: (967) 678 - 8468
Fax: (967) 678 - 8468
Contact: Director

Two English teacher Positions are still currently available for teaching in their 6 week long level programs that run up to 16 levels. Program makes use of a text book, work book, CD audios, VHS videos. Classes are for one hour per day from Monday through Friday or four hours on Saturdays. Extensive experience is helpful but not absolutely essential. A TEFL certificate would be a useful qualification, however.

Universidad del Mar
Kilometro 1.5 Carretera Zipolite
Puerto Angel, Oaxaca 70902

Telephone: 52 958 584 - 3049
Fax: 52 958 584 - 3049
Contact: Coordinadora de Idiomas

This small university on the coast of southern Mexico near Puerto Escondido still seeks an experienced ESL teacher with at least BA degree (in any field). Some experience is also required. Salary information is available on request. The town is a fairly small (population around 15,000) fishing village with a laid-back atmosphere near a number of good beaches. The popular lay-back-and-do-nothing beach area of Zipolite is only a couple of kilometers away.

Numerous possibilities for English Language Teaching abound throughout Mexico all times of the year with demand being especially heavy in January, July and August. Consider the possibilities and picture yourself living, teaching English and enjoying the vast cultural richness of the USA’s grand neighbor to the south.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Teaching at Colegio Aleman in Torreon does not make you a better EFL teacher!!! Poor administration and little (if any support) for foreign teachers makes it a very unhealthy work environment.