Applications are opened for 2019. Teaching Assistantship vacancies are limited, we recruit up to 15 teaching assistants -for this scheme- every year.

We recommend you to read the following application guidelines to better understand the programme procedures and pre-arrival stages:

Before you apply

Make sure you have understood all the information provided on the website and the Teaching Assistantship Programme: duties and responsibilities at school. This will be crucial during the interview via Skype.

Stage 1

  • Fill out the online application form.
  • Send us your CV, cover letter and recent formal photo of yourself to:
  • A VTP Representative will email respond within 72 hours should your work experience and academic background matches the requirements. 


Stage 2

  • Skype interview with a VTP Representative.
  • Provide two reference contacts
  • Fill out the Essay Form
  • Skype interview with a Representative of the host school.
  • Confirmation of your application status: 5-15 days after.

If your application was successful: 

You will have between 4 to 8 weeks to submit the following documents requirements:

  1. A University or former employer’s Letter of Reference.
  2. Passport copy.
  3. Emergency contact details: parents and or siblings.
  4. Apply for the Child Protection Certificate  (
  5. Ask your doctor to fill out the Health Report.
  6. Return flights confirmation to Peru.

Before you arrive:

  • Send us the copy of the full details of your Travel Insurance Policy.
  • Sign the VTP Programme Agreement.
  • Send us the apostilled copy of your TEFL Certificate or Degree. (Candidates won´t be allowed to work in Peru should these documents have not been sent on time).

Get ready and start packing! We will meet you up at the airport.