Teach English in Costa Rica

Teach English Abroad

San Jose, Costa Rica

Start Date:

Working conditions:
English to employees and executives in their workplace during the week and explore Costa Rica’s rainforests,volcanoes, white water rivers, world class surfing,fishing and beaches on the week end.

We offer:
Competitive pay, Airport pick-up, Discount travel, we´ll help you find a place to live and setting up a bank account.

Although we are looking for teachers who can start now, we are always looking for qualified staff throughout the year.

Native born, North American English speaker(preferred) Candidates from other English speaking countries will be considered.
University Graduate(B.A. or higher preferred)
ESL teaching certificate: CELTA, TESOL, TEFL etc…or minimum 2 year ESL teaching experience
6 months  minimum commitment.

Teacher candidates should have the following characteristics:

Responsible; Dependable; Personable; Dynamic; Energetic; Independent; Outgoing; Customer service, quality oriented; Professionally dressed with good personal hygiene and Financially stable

Contact Information:

If you are interested in finding out more send a short e-mail WITHOUT attachments to [email protected] and you will receive our auto-responder with job details and application instructions.

Teach English in Costa Rica (General Information)

With its breathtaking beaches and areas of outstanding natural beauty, Costa Rica is fast becoming a major destination for English teachers. Costa Ricans are known to be very friendly people and, with their rich Latin culture, it is hard not to fall in love with the country. With quite a number of schools in the major cities, English jobs are plentiful. Jobs are advertised online through TEFL websites or online versions of their local newspapers. …  Read More

Teach English in Costa Rica (Cost of Living )

The typical hourly rate for English teachers in Costa Rica is about ¢4,000 (US$7) but may increase if you teach employees in big companies. Salaries in language institutions range from ¢192,000-¢384,000 (US$345-690) per month, depending on the number of working hours. This is generally 20-25 hours per week, but can be as few as 12 hours in some schools. …  Read More

Teach English in Costa Rica (Visa Requirements )

Obtaining a work permit to legally work in  Costa Rica can be a difficult and time consuming process.  This is why many teachers teach English illegally on a 90-day tourist visa. A trip out of the country renews your tourist visit for another 90 days. …  Read More

Interviews with English Teachers in Costa Rica

Interview with Lisa Katerman, teaching English in Costa Rica.