This K-10 school is located in
the beautiful beach town of Jaco, Costa Rica. Just 10 minutes south from the
incredible Carara National Park and 40 minutes north of the world famous National Park of
Manuel Antonio. Escuela Inmaculada is a private bilingual-lingual school with about
110 students. 85% are Costa Rican and 15% are from North America and Europe.
The average class sizes are about 20-25 students.
The school currently has 15 Spanish subject teachers and 3
English teachers. The department works great together as a team, sharing
ideas, lesson plans and creating an atmosphere where the students have fun learning.
Being a school in central america, resources are of course, limited. We were very excited
this June with the governmental testing as all students passed, and 80% scored 80% or
higher. Two new English teachers will be hired for the coming school year.(February
2004 - November 2004). We are looking for motivated, fun to work with and
exciting teachers with experience to fill the vacancies for next year.
|Position 1 - Grades 1, 2
|Position 2 - Grades 5, 6
|Position 3 - team-teaching Grades 7, 8, 9
We also work with the English teachers to help their fluency in
the Spanish language (although teaching English is your primary objective). Several
teachers enjoy teaching Spanish classes to the English teachers to help suppliment their
If you are interested in teaching English in Costa Rica, please
fill out the following application at
and follow the directions. e-mail the application to Greg
We ask for a minimum 1 year commitment from the teachers.
The salary varies on what credentials you have and subsidized housing for teachers is
available if needed.