The Cloud Forest School is a bilingual, progressive PreK–11th grade private school located in rural Monteverde, Costa Rica. Our educational and institutional philosophy is founded in sustainability and economic justice. Ninety-five percent (95%) of our 200 students are Costa Rican, 5% are international students (generally from the US and Canada), and more than 75% of our local students receive deeply discounted tuition. Our staff of 38 is made up of half Costa Rican and half international professionals deeply dedicated to progressive, bi-lingual education.
The Cloud Forest School is proud to hire experienced, certified teachers from around the world. We begin to identify and post available positions in late January/early February, interview (via Skype and/or telephone) in March and April, and make hiring decisions in May. Our school year runs from mid-August to early June.
Available Teaching Positions for the 2014 – 2015 school year (August start):
Please check back regularly as listings will continue to be updated through mid-February.
- 3rd/4th Grade English Elementary School Teacher in our Dual Immersion 50/50 Program.
- See job description here: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/PWpCWB3KPjNp/
Download general teaching description here.
Required Qualifications for All Teaching Positions:
A certified teacher with 3-5 years experience (not exclusively TESOL, TEFL, TOEFL, etc.)
Native English Speaker with Basic Spanish Knowledge
Experienced in progressive education
Willing to make a multi-year commitment
A team player, willing to collaborate across grade levels and exercise positive discipline
Willing and eager to grow as a person and a professional
Positive and adventurous
Preferred Qualifications for All Positions:
- Bilingual (Spanish/English)
We invite you to Apply Now for a teaching position.
Non-Teaching Positions for 2014-15 School Year
- Head of School/Director.
- See job description here: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/s6btxBcpMTnp/
We invite you to Apply Now for a non-teaching position.
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