Required Degrees: First Grade or Elementary Fields of Expertise: Elementary , Details: “The Jungle School” en Guanacaste, Costa Rica está buscando un maestro/a de primer grado. Somos una pequeña comunidad internacional en la cual los niños aprenden en contacto con la naturaleza, desarrollando su creatividad y todas sus inteligencias, incluyendo su inteligencia emocional y espiritual. Enseñamos a nuestros niños a valorar y respetar a todos los seres a través de la experiencia. Estamos buscando a una persona que ame la naturaleza, capaz de - Desarrollar un currículo educativo - Crear experiencias educativas dentro y fuera del aula - Comprometerse con el desarrollo de los niños y niñas - Ser creativo, flexible y pro-activo Estamos ubicados en medio de la selva, dentro de la eco-villa Pachamama, a 30 minutos de Nosara y a tan solo 15 minutos de la playa. Los seis pilares que sostienen la comunidad de Pachamama son: Meditación, Sanación Emocional, Rejuvenecimiento Físico, Ceremonias, Vida Ecológica y Travesías Místico-Musicales Es muy importante para nosotros que la persona que tome este puesto tenga suficiente conocimiento y manejo del Inglés, para poderse comunicar con las familias internacionales que nos visitan.
Academic Director - Cusco, Peru Costa Rica (Peru, Cusco)
Required Degrees: Bachelor’s Degree Fields of Expertise: ESL/EFL , Curriculum Developer , High School , University , Spanish , Academic Management · Teacher Training Details: Maximo Nivel is a leading ESL institute in Latin America. This Academic Director is the lead manager for all teachers and all academic programs for the Maximo Nivel institute. This includes the Native English Program, Native Spanish Program, TEFL Certification, Service Learning, and Internships. Tasks The Academic Director manages all daily operations of the Academic Office and is responsible for a team of 5 to 7 [shared] staff members, 10 to 25 English teachers, and 5 to 15 Spanish teachers. The Academic Team provides support for all other areas of Maximo Nivel in terms of books, materials, exams, quizzes, photocopies, and rooms. The Director is responsible for teacher recruiting, teacher management, curriculum management, support materials, and quiz and exam administration. The Academic Director also leads all new teacher orientation and onboarding of academic staff. Teacher management includes coaching, scheduling, payroll, and time off, among other things. The Director is responsible for holding teacher meetings on the 15th and 30th of each month; and organizes 2-hours of in-service training for English teachers every month. The Academic Team manages client service concerning exam re-takes, grade reports, certification requirements, and attendance records. The Academic Office has very close contact with learners, clients, and their families; the Academic Director must be excellent at dealing with the public! The Academic Director is a member of the in-country Executive Team and works closely with the Country Manager, the Director of International Programs, and the Director of National Programs. Whereas the Academic Director does not carry his/her schedule of classes, they are responsible for substituting and leading classes when regular staffing does not meet the needs of the institute. The Director must generate reports using Excel and Word including: Teacher Feedback Summary, Teacher sick days, Teacher payroll, and other ad-hoc reports as needed. Requirements - Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred - TEFL, TESOL, or CELTA certification required - At least 3 years of professional experience, ideally as a Head Teacher, DoS, or Institute Director - Fluent English; Advanced Spanish required - Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. - Excellent interpersonal skills; excellent writing skills; strong team skills and a “love” for team training - Focused on results—learner success, learner satisfaction, and building an excellent teaching team. - Adept at setting goals and managing competing priorities. Be the owner of the Academic function! - Metric driven; able to understand, analyze, and present data to support business decisions.
Required Degrees: Teaching Degree and Montessori Certification Fields of Expertise: Montessori Details: Montessori Lead Teacher for School in Costa Rica The mission of DMA is to provide our community of local and international students an academically excellent bilingual (Spanish and English) education that fosters a love of life and learning, caring for the environment and the community, global consciousness, and a belief in each student’s power to make positive changes. We are looking for a lead Montessori teacher for our 6-9-year-old classroom.
ESL TEACHERS - online and in-person mix Costa Rica (San Jose)
Required Degrees: TEFL Certification; Fields of Expertise: ESL/EFL , Details: New Learning Academy is a private well-respected foreign language learning institution that has been in operation for over 20 years. Our conversational classes include small groups, private, children, and business classes. We are currently looking for part-time and full-time English teachers to join our dynamic team in the early months of 2022. The ideal candidate must be well-organized, professional, energetic, and fun. The teacher will receive training, and they teach a mix of online and face-to-face classes.. REQUIREMENTS: - The applicant must be a NATIVE SPEAKER. - Ideally with business background in Marketing, Human Resources, Accounting or Finances or related. - TEFL certification. - Strong ZOOM skills. - Strong work ethic and work flexibility is crucial. - Experience as an English teacher, not obligatory but ideal. - Work visa once you arrive in the country. - Reliable internet of at least 25mbps. - Must show proof of vaccination. BENEFITIS: - Lawyer assistance for the visa process. - Assistance in finding a homestay. - Access to a Bank account. - Free language courses (if you work more than 18 hours). - Discounts medical/dentist check-up. - Free haircuts, Manicure and Pedicure. - Receive/send packages with NLA department post office. To apply, send us your resume and a cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you.
Homeschool Teacher for pod of 3rd-7th graders Costa Rica (Nosara)
Required Degrees: Teaching Credential Fields of Expertise: Elementary , Curriculum Developer , Reading and Writing Workshops Details: Teacher is responsible for supporting a group of 8 students in a homeschool pod in grades 3rd-7th in Math, Science and English. Must have experience in teaching reading and writing. Spanish is definitely a plus! Dates December: Meetings and trainings 1 week prior to class January-May (possible June and beyond) Program Schedule Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays Homeschool 10:00AM-12:00 PM Lunch break 12:00PM-12:30 PM Spanish 12:30PM-2:30 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays Homeschool 10:30 AM-2:00 PM Lunch Break 12:00 PM- 12:30 PM *Housing for teacher only is provided on site of the outdoor classroom on a private property. Monthly salary is $3,200 ($2,000 plus housing $1,200 value).
Required Degrees: Four-year bachelor’s teacher’s degree for primary Fields of Expertise: Elementary , ELA, Math and Science; other languages a plus. Details: Now accepting applications for 2023 School Year Centro Educativo Costa Ballena seeks qualified elementary school teachers starting late January. Applications accepted until positions are filled. • Elementary school educator to teach in English; Principal subjects to be taught include English Language Arts, Math, Science. *Must be native English speaker Candidate requirements * Must have completed a four-year advanced degree, equivalent to the B.A. or B.S. in the United States *Must have completed a teacher education program and be a certified teacher *Minimum 2 years of classroom teaching experience *Conversationally bi-lingual (or progressing towards) English/Spanish * Must be a native speaker of either English *Creative and interdisciplinary teaching style and philosophy *Self-starter, motivated and flexible character *International experience a plus * TEFL certification and/or experience teaching non-native speakers desirable *Passions and skills outside of education that will positively impact the school * Minimum of two outstanding professional references, including co-workers and supervisors. Names and current contact information must be provided with application Demography and philosophy of our school We are not an elitist institution with high fees that only serves an affluent expat community. We aim to offer a quality education to the widest reach of people who reside along the Costa Ballena. Currently, approximately half of our students are Costa Rican. The other half of our students come from many different countries. We have approximately five different languages spoken at school including French, German, Italian and Hungarian to name a few. Our staff includes teachers from Canada, the US, Spain and Costa Rica. Work environment Within the confines of the California State Teaching Standards and Ministry of Education of Costa Rica standards, you will have autonomy and the freedom to be a creative and inspiring teacher. You will work independently and collaboratively (with other teachers and members of the community) to plan exciting lessons and teach in a style that suits you and the children you are working with. Class sizes are small (12-18 students generally) and you will be able to develop closer relationships with your students. For a detailed description Centro Educativo Costa Ballena please visit our website. To apply: Please send a one-page letter of interest indicating your specific interest and your resume or CV.
Fields of Expertise: ESL/EFL , Nursery , Elementary , ESL to Children , Kindergarten , High School , Summer Camps , Details: Job Benefits: Work visa: Yes House allowance: provided Holidays off (National holidays ) and Christmas holidays. Welcome Party: A range of social experiences with your new multi-cultural team Job Summary You will teach for a maximum of 40 hours per week You will have a five day workweek, with morning and afternoons on weekends a must Your classes will consist of groups ranging from 15 to 20 students each Depending on your time, you may be asked to provide a limited number of demonstration classes to potential customers, as well as to bring your energy and ideas to outside marketing activities The only musts for this job are an openness to new cultures, the ability to communicate professionally across languages, and a love of teaching young learners
Centro Educativo Costa Ballena seeks Art Teacher Costa Rica (Uvita, Puntarenas)
Required Degrees: B.A. OR B.S. Must be Certified Teacher. Fields of Expertise: Art Details: Centro Educativo Costa Ballena seeks qualified Art teacher to start late January 2023. Our school is located on the Southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica, in the small town of Uvita. Candidate requirements: * Must have completed a four-year advanced degree, equivalent to the B.A. or B.S. in the United States *Must have completed a teacher education program and be a certified teacher *Minimum 2 years of classroom teaching experience *Conversationally bi-lingual (or progressing towards) English/Spanish * Must be a native speaker of either English *Creative and interdisciplinary teaching style and philosophy *Self-starter, motivated and flexible character *International experience a plus * TEFL certification and/or experience teaching non-native speakers desirable *Passions and skills outside of education that will positively impact the school * Minimum of two outstanding professional references, including co-workers and supervisors. Names and current contact information must be provided with application Work environment Within the confines of the California State Teaching Standards and Ministry of Education of Costa Rica standards, you will have autonomy and the freedom to be a creative and inspiring teacher. You will work independently and collaboratively (with other teachers and members of the community) to plan exciting lessons and teach in a style that suits you and the children you are working with. Class sizes are small (8- 16 students) and you will be able to develop closer relationships with your students. For a detailed description Centro Educativo Costa Ballena please go to or website To apply: Please send a one-page letter of interest indicating your specific interest and your resume or CV Compensation: DOE and DOQ
Teach EFL in Costa Rica with Idioma Internacional! Costa Rica (San Jose)
Required Degrees: Bachelor Degree Fields of Expertise: ESL/EFL , Details: Idioma Internacional, celebrating over 22 plus years in San Jose, Costa Rica, has incredible hybrid in-country and remote EFL teaching opportunities available! Work with corporate professionals, technical high school students, and students sponsored with government scholarships in Costa Rica. We are looking for dynamic TEFL/CELTA/ESL/ EFL Certified teachers who genuinely have a passion for education and helping others. As a member of the Idioma team, teachers participate in robust professional development with ongoing trainings and opportunities for growth in other departments! Teaching English with our company provides a unique and enriching experience that includes: -Opportunity to come to Costa Rica, a beautiful, tropical, Spanish-speaking paradise -Personalized support from the senior Academic Team -Professional development through our internal training program -Robust Learning Management System and technology tools to incorporate in our blended learning lessons -Detailed lesson plans and materials provided allowing limited prep time -Volunteering in our Social Responsibility program Idioma Cares -A strong team dynamic with other teachers due to organized activities Position Requirements -Native English speaker -University degree -TEFL or related certification -Competent with technology -Internet connection 30MB -Well-functioning computer with headset and microphone -References from previous employers
Lower Elementary English Teacher Costa Rica (Santa Cruz, Guanacaste)
La Paz Community School Required Degrees: Teaching University Degree Fields of Expertise: Elementary , Details: Native English Speakers University Degree in Education Minimum 2 years of experience Spanish is a plus
Passionate Teachers & Leaders Needed Costa Rica (Tablazo de Sardinal)
Required Degrees: Bachelor’s degree Fields of Expertise: ESL/EFL , Elementary , ESL to Children , Kindergarten , High School , Spanish , Science , Math/Physics , Details: Lakeside International School is located in the beautiful Guanacaste region of Costa Rica. We are 15 minutes from the Liberia International Airport, and 10 minutes from several beautiful beaches. We are passionate about student-centered learning and are committed to creating an innovative, positive, whole-child learning environment where all learners are challenged to become the best version of themselves. We are responsible for our own learning and we strive to help each learner develop this same sense of responsibility and independence both academically and personally. We love to explore and discover, and we work to foster this love of learning in each of our students. Lakeside International School has Vacancies for suitably qualified and experienced: EARLY YEARS TEACHER PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHER MIDDLE SCHOOL GENERALIST MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH & SCIENCE INTERVENTION & SPECIAL NEEDS SUPPORT LEAD EARLY YEARS INSTRUCTIONAL COACH MIDDLE YEARS/SECONDARY INSTRUCTIONAL COACH This position will suit a flexible, enthusiastic, and well-qualified candidate who is student centered and focuses on learning. We are looking for a passionate educators to engage our learners in creative, purposeful and holistic learning experiences, teachers who can cater to diverse student learning styles and needs through the application of a wide range of teaching techniques, particularly in language acquisition and literacy, mathematics, and in integrated, thematic-based learning experiences. To successfully fulfill the role, the candidate will fulfill the following requirements: - Is a creative and collaborative educator - Is consistent in establishing and nurturing relationships with students, parents, peers and the community - Has prior teaching experience with ELL’s with a toolkit of differentiation techniques to meet the needs of individual learners - Has a growth mindset - Has a high level of English Proficiency (Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus) - Prior international teaching experience a plus - Must hold a Bachelor Degree (preferably in education or education related field) Salary compensation is competitive within Costa Rica. We are looking for dedicated teachers who are looking for a challenge and love what they do. Starting date: January 2023 Applications should include: a personal statement, full CV, recent photograph and contact information of two referees, including one from your current employer.
Required Degrees: Teaching credential from an accredited university Fields of Expertise: Math/Physics , Details: We are currently interviewing for 2 middle school/high school math teachers who can teach PreCalculus, Calculus, Geometry, Algebra 2, Algebra 1, 7th grade math and 6th grade math or any combination of the above. Position to begin in January of 2022.
English/Math/Science Teachers Costa Rica (Monteverde)
Required Degrees: Teaching Certificate Fields of Expertise: Elementary , ESL to Children , Science , Math/Physics , Biology and Chemistry Details: The Forest School is a bilingual, progressive PreK–11th grade private school located in rural Monteverde, Costa Rica. Our educational and institutional philosophy is founded in sustainability and economic justice. Ninety-five percent (95%) of our 200 students are Costa Rican, 5% are international students (generally from the US and Canada), and more than 75% of our local students receive deeply discounted tuition. Our staff of 42 is made up of half Costa Rican and half international professionals deeply dedicated to progressive, bi-lingual education. The Cloud Forest School is proud to hire experienced teachers from around the world. Our school year runs from August to early June. If our mission speaks to you, and you are: A teacher with previous experience teaching English, math or science at the elementary or high school level Experienced in progressive education Willing to make a multi-year commitment A team player, willing to collaborate across grade levels and disciplines Willing and eager to grow as a person and a professional Positive and adventurous.
Pre-K to G.12 Teachers Costa Rica (Playa Brasilito)
Fields of Expertise: FIELDS MISSING Details: We encourage you to apply at the earliest possible time. The review of files will begin as soon as applications are received. A one-page cover letter Maximum two-page resume with current photo on the first page, top right A one-page teaching philosophy Maximum two letters of reference List of references to include name, email, and supervisor’s title Openings: Pre-K to G.12 Visual Arts teacher. Instruction is in Spanish; bilingual candidates preferred. Candidates are welcome to send in an application packet if you believe that CRIA can be a great fit for you. Although we thank every candidate for their interest, only those selected for the semi-final round will be contacted.
Openings for Head Academic Director and Teachers Costa Rica (San Jose)
Language School Required Degrees: MA, BA, TEFL, teaching experience Fields of Expertise: ESL/EFL , Details: This executive Academic Director position offers a substantial pay and benefits package combined with an enriching international work experience- ideal for someone looking to perfect his or her Spanish skills while enhancing the resume. This extraordinary opportunity allows for a great lifestyle in one of the most beautiful countries in the world and a chance to join the leading company in English training in Costa Rica. With a clear mission, well organized team, strong corporate values and over a decade of experience in the Costa Rican market, we offer the best staff of English trainers and most effective English programs in Central America. Our company’s spirit and energy is positive and team oriented, allowing our employees to harmoniously and effectively work together as we improve, innovate and grow. General Areas of Responsibility: 1) Program and Academic Operation Administration 2) Trainer and Academic Staff Management (3 Sub-Directors, 30-40 teachers) 3) Corporate Client Account Manager 4) Academic Department Program and Trainer Quality Control Job Requirements: 1) Native English speaker with advanced Spanish proficiency (spoken and written) 2) Master’s in ESL/EFL or related field 3) Minimum 4 years of ESL/EFL program and staff management experience 4) Age range: 30- 55 years old 5) Experience living in a foreign country (preferably a Latin American country) 6) Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint 7) Experience with Computer Assisted Language Learning 8) Key character traits: leadership/management skills, cultural sensitivity, organized, detail oriented, personal skills, team oriented, flexible, adaptable, positive attitude 9) Commitment: minimum 2-year contract Pay and Benefits: 1) Salary range: depending on qualifications 2) Additional quarterly cash bonuses for performance achievements 3) Private and public health insurance completely included 4) Work Visa included 5) 4 hours of private tutored Spanish lessons per week 6) Company vehicle 7) Laptop For seriously interested candidates only, please send: 1) your resume 2) recent photo and 3) three professional references to with an updated phone number where you can be reached.
English Literature Middle School Teacher Costa Rica (Heredia)
Golden Valley School Required Degrees: Bachelor Degree Fields of Expertise: High School , Details: Qualifications: Candidate requirements: English native teachers for one year contract. All teaching positions require instructional fluency in English and a minimum university bachelor degree with major or concentration in the field of specialty, or comparable academic preparation. Candidates with two-year successful teaching experience and a valid teacher license are strongly preferred. Preference is also given to candidates who will be positive role models and work to develop critical thinking and logical reasoning to students. Minimum Education: Bachelor degree
We are Looking for Excellent English Skills Creativity and innovation Team players Excellent interpersonal skills Technology skills Work ethics Effective utilization of technology in instruction for digital teaching environment, planning, data-based decision making and monitoring of student achievement. 1. Uses digital tools/technology to gather, evaluate and/or use information for learning 2. Uses digital tools/technology to conduct research, solve problems and/or create original works for learning 3. Uses digital tools/technology to communicate and work collaboratively for learning
Fields of Expertise: ESL/EFL , Details: If you are a native English speaker with teaching experience and a desire to learn and grow in your career, please contact us! Our school in Costa Rica has an excellent atmosphere and working environment. Great pay and accommodation.
Fields of Expertise: ESL/EFL , Details: We are Idioma, a language institute celebrating over 20 years of quality instruction and communicative solutions located in a vibrant downtown neighborhood in San José, Costa Rica. We have a Corporate English Division where our teachers travel around the Central Valley and deliver top-quality business English to both local and international corporations. Additionally, we manage special accounts with an NGO in Costa Rica, teaching in the public sector. We are looking for teachers who take pride in themselves and their work; we are offering teachers a professional and reliable work experience and opportunities to make a difference alongside a fun and diverse team of colleagues. Some of the many benefits teachers enjoy include: • Competitive pay, quarterly performance bonuses, travel reimbursement for classes • Extensive Training and Mentor Programs • Access to Spanish lessons and intercambios • Assistance in finding housing, opening a bank account and cell phone line • International Business and Teaching Experience
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