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Secondary Teacher - Brazil

Centric Learning
Various Cities, Brazil, South America
Housing allowance
Travel expenses
Start date
Start July 2020
2 Years
  • Middle School, High School
  • Director/Principal, Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Teaching Credential/License
  • United States (USA), Canada
  • Valid U.S. teaching certificate (preferably in English Language Arts and/or Social Studies or Social Sciences)
  • Valid U.S. Passport
  • Secondary Teaching Certification in subject area and deemed highly qualified
  • Two-year commitment and prior overseas teaching experience preferred
  • Highly competitive annual salary between 136,000 - 140,000 REAL paid in 13 monthly installments (two installments paid in December)
  • Housing allowance
  • Travel expenses
  • Comprehensive health

Welcome to an educational experience that encourages collaboration, achieving excellence, and a clear path to college and careers. Welcome to a place where every student is provided with a personalized, project-based student-centered learning experience, unique in-school, and online environments with 24/7 live access to educators.

WAY American School provides young people with a world-class education and the tools for success in life after graduating with an American high school diploma.  WAY American School is changing the way students are being taught, by embracing the way they already learn.

WAY American School is a network of AdvancEd accredited schools throughout Brazil. We offer an exemplary educational experience and open a world of opportunity for our students. WAY American School continues to grow in size and impact and we are always looking for great people to join our team. 

Purpose of Job:

An expert is a certified teacher in a specific content area and is in charge of creating engaging projects and learning opportunities for students. They work with a cohort of students as a part of a multidisciplinary team to ensure academic growth and development. Our school is a school within a school, the exact location and schedule depend on new openings, you can see our locations below. 

In Brazil, we're partnered with private schools and have classrooms within the school. Our school works as an after-school program and teachers typically teach multiple 2-hour classes in the afternoon. Teachers co-teach with a Brazilian teaching assistant. Teachers have designated time for lesson planning, collaborating with other staff, grading, meetings, etc. Teachers use an online curriculum to design classroom instruction, group work, and language instruction. The online curriculum is aligned to U.S. national standards such as Common Core and C3 Framework.

Equal Opportunity Employer

WAY American School is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No WAY American School employee will discriminate unlawfully against an applicant for employment or fellow employee because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability which is unrelated to the person's ability to do the job, or any other unlawful criteria.


  • Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Asa Norte, Brasília, Brazil
  • Taguatinga, Brasília, Brazil
  • Curitiba, Brazil
  • Goiânia, Brazil
  • Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • Recife, Brazil
  • São Paulo, Brazil


Start Date

We have vacancies commencing in June and July 2020.


Upon hire and obtaining a work visa, candidates will need to provide the following documents: 

  • University Diploma
  • Letter of Employment: One or more letters from former employers that demonstrate the candidate (teacher) has at least 1 year of former job experience in the position he/she will hold in Brazil. Note that only jobs held after graduation (undergraduate) from university count.  The letter(s) must state the position held, for what period and must also contain:
    • The employer’s name and full address
    • Be printed on the institution’s letterhead 
    • Contain a rubber or haut relieve stamp (Notary stamp)
    • Be signed by an authorized official from the institution. (apostille)
  • Questionnaire (does not have to be notarized/apostilled) 
  • Passport: Copy of the identification pages (pages containing a photo, full name, and number) of valid US passport. (does not need apostille) 
  • Federal Background Check: Complete Background check or police report.
  • Birth Certificate (original)

(All of these items must be notarized/apostolate)

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

For global students who are considering learning abroad after high school, Centric Learning American School is a perfect choice. It’s been developed with a U.S. accredited curriculum, highly trained licensed teachers, and easy to use online tools and resources. Students can earn an accredited high school diploma, preparing themselves and setting the stage for pursuing college and careers anywhere on the globe.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
Please note that Teach Away provides information on behalf of schools and cannot accept liability for information provided or policies schools may adopt. Be sure to verify all details that apply to you, and check for the latest visa and work permit requirements. For any questions regarding job postings, please contact the school directly. Teach Away believes in diversity and inclusivity, and that everyone deserves to be treated with respect and be considered fairly and equally for employment. We ensure all schools we work with adhere to our pledge to promote inclusivity and diversity in education and recruitment practices.

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