The Adult English Teacher is responsible for planning and implementing all adult English classes in Potrero, Costa Rica. Classes are taught week days in the evenings at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. The ideal candidate will have experience planning and implementing English classes for adults and have understanding and empathy for working in underprivileged communities.
Plan and implement all adult English classes/activities
Schedule classes and notify students of any schedule changes
Record lesson plans in AM Adult English documents and develop the curriculum
Carry out English evaluations in all classes once per session
Maintain clean and well-organized classroom and Adult English office space
Track materials and notify Site Director of any additional resources needed
Maintain strong communication with students and supervisors
ESL Certified or ESL teaching experience (6 months +)
Experience living or working abroad, preferably in Latin America
Native English speaker with intermediate Spanish
Commitment of 3 months minimum, 6 months preferred
Criminal background check
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Flexible and adaptable
Approachable and personable
Upbeat and positive
Experience working with adult education preferred
Experience with lesson planning preferred
Living and working in a rural, isolated town
Working with another culture and language
Potrero Site Director
Playa Potrero, Guanacaste, Costa Rica.
There is an immediate opening for this position. Volunteers must commit to a minimum of 3 months. Preference will be given to those who can commit to 6 months or longer.