TEACH Caribbean will be seeking foreign-based persons to join its teaching team in Jamaica for summer 2019. If you want to:

  • Have an impact on the education sector of an emerging market

  • Shape the outcome of an innovative program targeting young high school students in rural Jamaica

  • Experience living and working in Jamaica

….. this Programme could be for you!

Applicants should apply for one or both of the subject areas: Mathematics, English Language.  


The ideal candidate should have:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Interest in emerging market issues such as education development

  • Ability to work successfully with minimal supervision

  • Experience in teaching and/or working with children (a plus)


Please send a cover letter and resume by December 1, 2018 to info@teachcaribbean.org and mpm@alum.mit.edu. Please put “TEACH – Teacher position” in subject line. Short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews to be conducted via video conference call or in person. Decisions will be communicated by April 2019.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Teach junior high classes of up to 15 students 5 days per week from 8am-2pm. Each class will last 55-60 minutes.

  • Finalize creative teaching methods for each class by using syllabus (sent to Teacher at least one month prior to start of program) and lessons learned during orientation.

  • Monitor and communicate students progress as well prepare final report.

  • Serve as mentor to students and share international perspective.

Teachers will be trained on teaching methods, syllabi and Jamaican culture prior to start of Programme.


Foreign teachers will receive:

  • Daily cooked lunch on teaching days

  • Free accommodation

  • Free transportation to and from school daily and roundtrip transfer from/to airport

The programme will run for 5-6 weeks from July to August, 2019.