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Grade 2 Teacher

Berkeley Academy for Multicultural Studies
Santa Ana, Costa Rica
US 1300 - 1300 a month
Initial stipend and administrative assistance to find a suitable living arrangement
Start date
Start August 2024
1 year
  • Elementary
  • University Graduate, Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 1 year of teaching experience

All applicants must have the following:

  • Experience teaching elementary-level students
  • College/university degree 
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Positive, fun-loving, and caring attitude towards children
  • Team player who can work under stressful school-environment conditions 
  • Productive, efficient, consistent and helpful
  • Creative and proactive in/outside the classroom 
  • Professional, tactful and respectful
  • Follows rules and respects administration's policies
  • Maintains a conservative and professional appearance 

Not required, but desired:

  • Advanced degree
  • Advanced computer/technological literacy, familiarity with Google Apps 
  • Familiarity with Common Core (U.S.) curriculum 
  • Experience teaching children in the U.S. or Canada
  • Spanish proficiency
  • Assistance with immigration (no need to arrive with a visa, we will help you with the process)
  • Costa Rica is a wonderful, international place to live
  • Hands-on staff with that small school feel

We are an exclusive U.S.-Costa Rican private educational institution dedicated to providing a multicultural studies K-12 curriculum in Central America. We are seeking a professional and experienced, English-speaking Grade 2 Teacher for the Fall 2024 - Spring 2025 academic year.


  • Monday-Friday, 7:30am - 3:30pm
  • CR (national) and US (selected) Holidays are observed


  • Safe and controlled
  • Family-like
  • Friendly management
  • Respectful, selective children/groups

Term/additional information:

  • August 2024 - June 2025 
  • Intensive 2-week teacher training from experienced (former) U.S. Department of Education administrator and policy maker
  • Room for growth
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job


The vision of Berkeley Academy for Multicultural Studies is to empower all of our students to positively impact and change the world.


The mission of Berkeley Academy for Multicultural Studies is to (PRIDE)  Provide an exceptional educational experience that intellectually stimulates all students PreK-12; Raise the awareness and importance of multicultural diversity; Ignite a daily passion for learning that prepares them for the complex technological world of tomorrow; Develop and empower students to positively impact their communities; Equip our students with the skills and knowledge to obtain acceptance to the colleges/universities of their choice and to be successful at those institutions.

Berkeley Academy leadership ensures that all students uphold these traditional values both inside and outside the classroom daily. Without these core values, the essence of Berkeley Academy’s mission and vision to positively impact and change the world is compromised.

Our definition, as defined by our founders, of honor, prestige, and excellence are:

Honor is honesty, justice, fairness, or integrity in one’s beliefs and actions.

Prestige is the level of respect, positive reputation, or influence arising from success, achievement, rank, or other favorable attributes.

Excellence is the state, quality, or condition of excelling; superiority in scholarship, service, and character.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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