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MYP IB Coordinator

American School Foundation of Chiapas
Tuxtla, Gutiérrez Chiapas , Mexico
US 1400 - 1750 a month
Housing at ASFC Staff Residences (furnished apartment, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, living room, kitchen and dining room, common area with swimming pool)
Airport pick-up on your first arrival to Tuxtla  / Yearly round-trip airfare of up to $20,000 MXN 
Start date
Start August 2024
2 years
  • Middle School, High School
  • University Graduate, Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 5 years of teaching experience
  • Specialized expertise in a relevant subject area
  • Teaching Credential/License


  • Preparation of educational planning
  • Knowledge in IB Program
  • Advanced digital skills
  • Advanced English
  • Experience teaching in a Middle or High School 
  • Teaching certification in the relevant subject area
  • Experience as a curriculum coordinator, preferably in a secondary education setting
  • Airport pick-up on your first arrival to Tuxtla 
  • Rehiring bonus (after initial contract)
  • Yearly round-trip airfare of up to $20,000 MXN 
  • Paid Christmas and Easter leave
  • Major Medical Insurance 
  • Official IB training or selected Professional Development for the position 
  • Paid workplace accident insurance
  • Paid visa fees for all expenses encountered after arrival in Mexico, including renewal
  • Mexican Social Security
  • Annual Stipend. 15 days salary of annual stipend paid before December 20th. The stipend for the first year is paid proportionally to the working days.
  • Vacation bonus. Payment equivalent to 25% of 12 vacation days at the end of every working year.
  • Free accommodation at ASFC Staff Residencies (furnished apartment, Water and WIFI are included, equivalent to $9,000 MXN )
  • 100% Scholarship for all dependent children, as long they pass admission tests. (Scholarship does not cover institutional fees, school uniforms, books, supplies and PTA charges)
  • Salary in MXN monthly before tax.

Are you an exciting MYP teacher that would like an opportunity to step into a leadership role?

General objective of the position:

  • Play a central role in leading the development, implementation, and improvement of the curriculum for grades 6-12.
  • This requires careful planning, coordination, and collaboration with various stakeholders to ensure a seamless integration of the MYP framework into our educational programs.
  • Lead and organize the implementation of the Middle Years Programme (MYP) within the designated section.

The person who holds the position must comply with the following responsibilities:

  • Lead the creation, review, update, and implementation of the Upper School curriculum.
  •  Ensure alignment with national and international standards and best educational practices.
  • Curriculum Development: Develop and implement engaging lesson plans aligned with the middle/high school curriculum and educational standards. Integrate innovative teaching methods to cater to diverse learning styles and abilities.                                     
  • Individualized Instruction: Differentiate instruction to address the diverse needs of students and ensure all learners reach their full potential. Collaborate with special education staff to support students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).                                                                                  
  • Technology Integration: Incorporate educational technology tools and resources to enhance the learning experience. Foster digital literacy skills and responsible technology use among students.                    
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with colleagues, including grade-level teams and subject-area departments, to share best practices and promote a cohesive educational experience.                                            
  • Professional Development: Participate in ongoing professional development opportunities to stay informed about the latest educational research, trends, and pedagogical approaches.                 
  • Extracurricular Involvement: Actively participate in or lead extracurricular activities, clubs, or committees that contribute to the overall school community.               
  • Continual Self-Reflection: Engage in reflective practices to continually assess and improve teaching methods and classroom effectiveness.
  • Adherence to Policies: Adhere to school policies, procedures, and professional ethical standards.  


The American School is situated in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, the capital city of the beautiful state of Chiapas, Mexico. Tuxtla is a fast-growing, bustling city, alive with the vivid colors and energy of Mexico. Not far from the city are mountains, canyons, beaches, pyramids, and the ocean, just waiting to be explored. Tuxtla Gutiérrez offers delightful sunny weather all year round, delicious culinary flavors, and a culture rich in history and tradition. Here you can combine the security of access to familiar amenities with the excitement of living abroad in a Spanish-speaking community.

Please note: to apply for a visa, applicants will need to present a recently apostilled degree. 

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This is a Direct to School Job

We are the American School Foundation of Chiapas A.C. a recognized school worldwide, founded in 1991 in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico with a bilingual and multicultural education. Since our beginnings, the American School has welcomed students and staff from all over the world generating an experience and global vision of the around.

We are a community that strives to analyze, reflect, innovate, and deliberate purposefully. We acknowledge the importance of thinking creatively and critically to give meaning to our world and contribute fully as capable, confident, and responsible citizens. When you visit our school you’ll notice people of all ages thinking, interacting, innovating, and solving problems in thoughtful ways. We encourage ourselves to be knowledgeable thinkers who can contribute actively to our local, national, and international communities.

At the American School, we are united through creative and critical thinking, international mindedness, being environmentally cultured, principled communicators, and a caring and collaborative community.

Our Philosophy

To inspire and build in each student a positive self-image and a strong sense of integrity within a caring school environment.

Our Mission

We are a multicultural educational community that inspires a passion for learning by nurturing creative and principled citizens, through critical thinking, inquiry, and collaboration.

Our Vision

Generations of ASFC students and their families will gain the wisdom to contribute positively as global citizens in our local, national, and international community.

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This is a Direct to School Job

Mexico, a traveler's paradise, offers opportunities to teach English abroad, as well as licensed teaching jobs in the country's many international schools. Enjoy Mexico's magnificent landscape while teaching abroad in language institutes or private schools.

Mexico City
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This is a Direct to School Job
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