Young Learner Teacher Full Time in Quito

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Contract renewed every 12 months
$1000 US base salary; pay rate will increase with additional experience and DELTA/DipTESOL


Essential requirements

  • You must have a CELTA, Trinity TESOL, or equivalent initial teaching qualification
  • Other TEFL qualifications will maybe be considered according to relevant teaching experience.

Job Description

This is an opportunity to join a small and very dedicated team of educators in a beautiful part of the world. We are looking for a motivated and passionate teacher who has found enjoyment from teaching Young Learners and teenagers, and has a strong desire to develop their career in this area. This full-time position entails 20 hours per week from Tuesday to Saturday, between 7 AM and 10 PM. Weekday classes are primarily in the evening, from 6 PM to 10 PM, with the occasional class in the afternoon as well. Saturday classes currently run from 9 AM to 2 PM.

Other benefits

Health Insurance: local insurance that covers medical expenses up to $20,000

Accommodation: We will provide assistance in finding acommodation

Visa: Assistance in obtaining a visa will be provided

Holiday: two weeks paid vacation during the Christmas / New Year holidays. Additional unpaid leave can be taken. There are frequent local and national public holidays that are nearly always moved so that they make long weekend breaks.


About the school and city

IH Quito started in 2016 and currently has around 50 students. They currently have one full time teacher, five part-time teachers, a Director of Studies, a Center Manager, IELTS and exam supervisors, and administrative staff. It is a small school that is experiencing rapid growth, particularly in the Young Learner’s program, but additionally in IELTS and Cambridge exam preparation courses. They anticipate that this will continue, due to increasing demand for TEFL in Ecuador writ large, and also due to increased community awareness of the school.