Teaching Expert

Support Children in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Can Start: 
as soon as possible
Can Stay: 
11 months to 12 months
Must Speak: 
Helpful if Speaks: 
Accommodations, Living Stipend, Learning Opportunity, Meal Stipend, Good For Groups

We think this is an a exciting project for the young education professional to support education in Guatemala City, Guatemala in exchange for housing and a living stipend.

Opportunity Details



The expert teacher position is responsible for teaching English or Social Studies to a group of students who are eager to learn. The grades will be 3rd grade to 9th grade. The expert will be teaching in three of these grades only. Each grade is composed of 15 to 20 students. The expert will be in charge of teaching the assigned curriculum.


This expert is responsible for:

·      Helping our students work towards reaching the international standard for speaking English;

·      Creating the motivation within our students to speak in English;

·      Achieving a significant level of learning through the application of effective and appropriate methodologies;


Essential Qualifications

·      Fluency in English, as a native language

·      Undergraduate degree; a degree in education preferred and Masters level preferred

·      Training or experience in teaching English as a second language preferred

·      Interest in living in Guatemala

·      Availability of 1 year minimum, starting in January, to volunteer your time with Esperanza Juvenil

·      Willing to comply with and fulfil the requirements and responsibilities of the position



Great for people with teaching skills. Interested but not the right length? message us at: match@movingworlds.org
Have an idea how your skills can help us even if not right for this project



  • Teaching


  • English


  • Spanish

We Provide These Local Benefits


Private or shared room (with another experteer) within walking distance of our school




$550 USD per month


  3 meals a day: breakfast, lunch, dinner


  • Hands on experience in the classroom
  • The rich diversity of the Guatemalan people
  • The natural beauty and tourist destinations of Guatemala


  • Transportation to and from airport
  • Support for personal and professional growth
  • Cultural orientation
  •  Exposure to the different realities of Guatemala
  • Help in planning weekend outings to get to know Guatemala and its touristic places
  • Continuous training during the year

Questions & Answers About this Opportunity

Currently accepting applications

Apply as soon as possible


Industry: Education

Mission: Children

Size: Medium sized organization: 25 - 100 persons

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