Language Instructor

OUR NEED

Learning a language is not just about grammar and vocabulary, but also about stretching your mind throughout authentic experiences. MisiĆ³n Gaia offers a variety of linguistic immersion classes with a dynamic methodology. In order to achieve our mission, we are currently looking for a Spanish and English teacher to help us involve tourists (and anyone who is interested in joining us) with the local community.

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The Language Instructor will be in charge of creating a lesson plan in Spanish and/or English and teaching in a close, professional and fun way, showing tourists the real lifestyle of Minca and promoting local culture.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Program a lesson plan depending on the type of class (i.e. getting around, part-time intensive, intensive) and the level
  • Procurement and creation of material, activities and lesson plans
  • Innovative lessons: practical and experiencial activities around nature and daily life
  • Adjust the class to the student (i.e. interests, expectations, level, educational disorder, etc.)
  • Organize the space and material to make the class comfortable
  • Make sure students are having a great time meanwhile learning
  • Helping in our daily office responsibilities

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in teaching languages
  • Experience in experiencial teaching
  • Cultural knowledge of Colombia and its population and traditions
  • Advanced social skills
  • Creative and innovative
  • Proactive
  • Flexible and capable of working with a lack of resources
  • Assertive
  • Advanced in Spanish and English
  • Interest in working for a socio-environmental organization in rural area

Access the application, here!