Wed Nov 22 01:41:56 GMT+00:00 2017

English Teacher (Adults and YL)

Deadline: Sun 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
  • Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
  • Centro Cultural Britanico
  • Experience: 1 YEAR
  • Positions: 2

Job Summary

- Teaching lessons onsite and in-company, 26 contact hours per week
- Exam preparation for IELTS and Cambridge main suite exams (PET, KET, FCE, CAE, CPE, IELTS)
- Developing extracurricular courses in areas chosen by the teacher
Successful candidates need to bring with them copies of their birth certificate and a police report, both certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and by the Costa Rican Consulate in their country of birth.

Details of Position

Centro Cultural Britanico is looking to recruit high quality professionals for a one- or two-year contract starting in March and May 2018. CCB is a language school based in San José, Costa Rica founded by British and Costa Rican teachers with ample experience in ESL and teacher training. Our activities include the teaching of English/Spanish as foreign languages for adults and young learners, training for teachers of English and Spanish as foreign languages, preparation for University of Cambridge ESOL international examinations, IELTS, and consultancy for corporations and the Government in the linguistic development of their personnel. Our language courses are aligned with the Common European Framework. We are looking for 2 teachers to start in March and May 2018.
Our teachers participate in our weekly programme of professional development and have the opportunity to train for additional formal qualifications in our preparation courses for Cambridge ESOL and IELTS examiners.
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* CELTA or equivalent and at least 1 year teaching experience. Candidates with any of the following attributes will be given preference:
* Experience with Cambridge exams (examining and/or preparation)
* Experience teaching at a wide range of levels (A1-C2)

Salary and Benefits

Salary paid in local currency. Current total gross compensation rate is equivalent to approximately US $1120 per month*, which compares very well with local rates. Benefits include:
- 4 weeks paid holiday per year: 3 weeks over Christmas/New Year and 1 week mid-year. All national public holidays
- End-of-contract bonus for teachers hired abroad of $400 for one-year contracts or $1000 for two-year contracts.
- In-country work visa process and costs covered by school
- Costa Rican social security, which includes free medical care at any time
- Thirteenth month salary
- Ongoing professional development, including training as Cambridge examiner for suitably qualified applicants
- Transport to and from off-site classes
- Provision of teaching material
- Free Spanish lessons
- The opportunity, through local agreements, to receive free French, Italian or German lessons (not including materials)

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