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The American School of Tampico Languages Division is a non-commercial, prestigious institution with a Self-Access Learning Center and over 1000 students. The courses are learner-centered, communicative and cover all skills. This full-time position is for 30 hours a week of on-campus time, including up 25 contact teaching hours catering to different levels. There are a few classes for children and young teens, but the students are mostly young adults and professional people. The staff includes a few Americans and Canadians and several local teachers. We operate on a four month term system all year round.

HIRING
PROCESS / POSITION



We are looking for qualified ELT professionals to teach English to Mexican students and professionals in a private language institute in Tampico, Mexico.

MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS



Native English speaker
Between 25 and 45 years old
CELTA, TEFL undergraduate degree or equivalent, M.A. desirable
At least two years EFL/ESL experience teaching adults and teens, preferably overseas
Basic computer skills
Sociable, dynamic and adaptable
Willing to work as part of a team
Willing to abide by institute's policies and procedures
Amenable to split schedule (early mornings, evenings) and Saturday mornings
Eager to learn about Mexico's rich culture and warm people

SALARY AND
BENEFITS



Competitive salary paid in pesos.
Roundtrip airfare from Canada or the U.S.
15 day paid vacation in August if renewing contract
Major medical insurance plan
FM3 working visa paid
Free Spanish classes at the institute
Furnished housing
Gym membership

TO APPLY



Kindly fill out our Hiring Process Questionnaire

Only candidates meeting these requirements need apply. You can email your resume at
ksoriano@ats.edu.mx or send a hard copy along with a recent photo by messenger service
(DHL or Federal Express) to the following address:

Kim Soriano, Language Division Principal
Hidalgo #100
Colonia Tancol, C.P. 89320
Tampico, Tamaulipas. México.

An e-mail address and/or a telephone number must be included.

You might be contacted for a telephone interview.


Hiring Process Questionnaire

Name:
E-mail:
Phone:
1. What do you think about our institute?


2. In what way do you think you can contribute to our Institute?


3. What do you wish to gain from our Institute?


4. What do you think the teacher’s responsibilities are to the Institute?


5. What does “student” mean to you?


6. What does “supervision” mean to you?


7. How do you handle feedback?


8. Describe a challenging situation you had and how you dealt with it?


9. How do you handle conflict?


10. Tell me about a time you tried and failed.


11. What are some of the things you find difficult to do?


12. What is your biggest weakness?


13. What motivates you?


14. What things make a good team member?


15. Why do feel we should hire you for this position?


16. What are your short and long term goals?


17. If you had a chance to change something about yourself, what would that be? Why?


18. Tell us about your most recent job.


19. Describe yourself using the fewest possible words.


20. What can you add to what we have already asked you that should make us want to hire you?




   



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