Every time I post about this Belizean Teachers Job opportunity, it gets well received by the community and many people share with applicable teachers they know. So far, 45 Belizean teachers are active in the Belize- United States teach abroad program and Participate Learning is accepting more.
The Belize, cultural exchange organization Participate Learning, is looking for teachers from Belize to work in schools in the United States for 3 to 5 years and expand their professional capacities in the next school year, beginning in August 2019.
More than 300 teachers in Central America have been part of this program that recruits primary and secondary school teachers to work in American schools for a period from 3 to 5 years.
Participates Learning´s Latin-American Recruitment Coordinator, Ronald Ramírez said “we want to enhance the cultural experience and bring teachers from all over Central America. This is going to be the first delegation from Belize and we are very sure that the students will learn a lot about Belizean culture and traditions”
“Besides the cultural experience, Participate Learning provides personal and professional growth and development with educational resources to become a stronger teacher, expand technical skills and have a wider perspective of global education”, he added.
Recruitment Process is Open
The organization has opened its recruitment process for the next school year in Belize until the end of June. There are opportunities to teach Elementary (primary), Math (secondary) and Science (secondary). All positions are full-time and salaried, with competitive health benefits and professional development opportunities. As an additional benefit, in case the teacher recruited has a family, it is possible for the members to travel to the United States with all migratory arrangements accomplish and supported by the program to obtain the visa.
To qualify for this program, candidates must have at least 2 years of full-time teaching experience, be fluent in English and have a driver’s license. Participants must agree also to complete a minimum of two years on the program to ensure continuity and stability for learners at participating schools in the United States.
Participate partners with schools in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. All three states are in the Southeast USA. Placements are in rural, suburban, or urban settings. Schools are carefully evaluated for suitability and need.
Participate invites primary teachers who are interested in teaching primary, math, science, and world languages in the United States to begin their application process by visiting the website.
About Participate Learning
Participate Learning partners with schools and districts to provide leading-edge technology, comprehensive frameworks and support services. These programs and services impact student outcomes by improving teacher practice through collaborative professional learning. For over 30 years, educators have used Participate’s professional development and curriculum, language acquisition and cultural exchange teacher programs to create engaging learning environments that empower teachers and inspire students to create an impact on a global scale.
Pictures Courtesy of Participate.