Elementary and High School teachers are needed in the Caribbean - RD$26,000 pesos (approx US$470) per month


Date of Job Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2023

Country of Job Position: Dominican Republic


JCS is a private, bilingual school based in the beautiful Caribbean mountains of the Dominican Republic. We are looking for enthusiastic and adaptable full-time teachers for the following positions:

Elementary homeroom teachers (1st to 3rd grade)
Middle school social studies teacher
Middle and high school French teacher
High school social studies teacher
High school science teacher
High school English language arts (ELA) teacher

Elementary homeroom teachers are the primary teachers responsible for their class. Homeroom teachers must teach English, maths, science, and social studies and there is flexibility in the timetable for each teacher to include special classes such as reading, music or life lessons. Teachers will teach 4-5 lessons with 2-3 prep periods a day. This equates to approximately 16-25 teaching hours per week.

Middle and high school subject teachers are responsible for planning and teaching lessons in their subject to all classes either in middle or high school. Generally, teachers are based in one classroom and the students rotate between their classes. Teachers will have an average of 3-5 classes per day which should equate to approximately 16-25 teaching hours per week.



Salary and benefits

Full time teacher (7:30 am - 4:00 pm) compensation:

RD$26,000 pesos (approx US$470) per month rising to 28,000 in the second year
US$100 country exit fee coverage (upon completion of contract)
US$200 flight reimbursement (upon completion of contract)
Christmas Bonus
Option to tutor after school for RD$300 pesos per hour

Please note that the average salary in the Dominican Republic is approximately RD$15,000 so our compensation package makes for comfortable living.



Other Benefits:

Airport pick up & welcome lunch/dinner provided.
Town tour & essential errands trip (purchasing a SIM card, food, etc.)
Medical insurance paid by JCS.
Free, shared accommodation with bills included. Alternative accommodation can be discussed at interview.
Regular social events (Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc)



Requirements

Required:
TEFL/TESOL/CELTA qualification
Bachelor’s degree
Enthusiasm
The ability to work independently
Flexibility and willingness to adapt to change

Preferred:
Degree in Education or a relevant subject
Experience teaching in a school
Proof of DBS or other criminal record check




How to apply

Email your CV to international@jcs.edu.do

Visit: http://www.jcs.edu.do/recruitment.html



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