Apply to Teach!

Those interested in teaching for the 2020-2021 school year at the Mayatan School & Foundation in Copan Ruinas, Honduras.

Teaching at Mayatan is a challenge. Please do not apply to be a full-time teacher unless you are willing to commit a full academic year to living and working in Honduras. Positions at Mayatan require equal responsibility and professionalism as teaching jobs in the United States.

If you are looking for a shorter commitment, contact us about spending a few weeks or months helping out as a volunteer.

2020-2021 Teacher Vacancies

  • English Language Arts

  • Math, Science & Social Studies


  • Various


Other Vacancies (longer term)
Academic Director:

  • We are looking for an Academic Director to provide leadership, and to motivate instructional and support personnel to strive for superior performance to provide the best possible opportunities for student growth and development, both educationally and personally.

Development Director:

  • We would like to find a Development Director to take charge of the Mayatan Foundation's fundraising and communications, including the management of our scholarship program (for this position only, contact

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General School and Classroom Photos 2013 2013-09-12 385

To apply, you must:

  1. Carefully review the About Us, and Teaching sections of this website to familiarize yourself with the school and what it's like to teach here.  Also, please view our information overview here.

  2. Send a letter of interest to our Academic Director at  Attach a résumé and contact information for 2-3 professional, academic, and/or personal references. If you have letters of reference available, you may also attach these.  Lastly, please complete our online application here.

  3. You will receive confirmation from Mayatan shortly after submitting your application.

  4. Once we review your application materials, Mayatan may contact you for a phone interview. If we choose to offer you a position, we will send you a contract. Your position will be filled once you have signed and returned a contract to us.