Primary School Teacher Needed with Focus on English Literacy in Cusco, Peru

Primary School Teacher Needed with Focus on English Literacy in Cusco, Peru

Primary School Teacher with focus on English Literacy


  • Country: Peru 
  • City: Cusco 
  • Job Type: Full-time 
  • Contract Length: 1 year+ 
  • Job Category: Primary and Secondary School


We are seeking an experienced, native English speaking Primary and/or Secondary School teacher to join our teaching staff with the specific remit to teach English literacy based skills throughout years 1 to 10, ages 6-15


Responsibilities include overall curriculum design and development for GAL School, a new, innovative, bilingual school in the city of Cusco based on the principles of active, personalised learning. Our school has a fun and hardworking atmosphere, and we are seeking a native English speaking teacher to complete our team.


Teaching hours- contact time- you will be required to teach 6 classes a day of 45 minutes 
Non-contact time- given 3 hours within timetable for preparation, marking and general administration 
Other Duties –may include contributions to the English literacy of the school community


The commitment will be from 15 February 2018 - 15 December 2018 at a minimum. The successful applicant will have experience managing the classroom atmosphere to ensure a balance of active learning, fun and student engagement and maximising the academic achievement appropriate to each individual student. Class sizes – limited to no more than 22 in primary and 25 in secondary classrooms.

What we offer

We offer a competitive Peruvian salary commensurate with experience – pay scale details available on request. 


Job Benefits: 

  • Competitive monthly Peruvian salary based on experience 
  • Option to live with a host family 
  • Free accommodation for the first two weeks after arrival in Cusco 
  • Medical insurance
What we want

Only one teacher is required, we welcome applications from couples provided the non-teaching partner provides a complimentary skill set (such as the ability to teach art workshops). See our website for the range of other job opportunities:

You need to have the requirements below:

AND one of the following sets to apply:

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How to apply

If you have Primary and/or Secondary School teaching qualifications and experience and are willing to teach in the Andes, are dynamic, creative, enthusiastic, flexible, have a positive attitude and get along well with others, you could be perfectly suited to this remarkable opportunity in the amazing city of Cusco, Peru. This is a great opportunity for a reliable teacher looking to join an exciting and forward thinking environment. 

Check us out on Facebook “GAL School” and submit your application of a CV and cover letter of no more than one page of A4 to Ryan Nicholson at: [email protected] 

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