The Adult English Teacher is responsible for planning and implementing adult English classes in Potrero and/or Brasilito, 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 adult English classes/activities
Schedule classes and notify students of any schedule changes
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 teaching experience
ESL Certified desired
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 or Brasilito Site Director
Playa Potrero and Playa Brasilito, 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.
*Please note this is a volunteer position. We are unable to offer a stipend at this time.