High School Science Teacher in Costa Rica

Job Type

Full Time




Escuela Creativa
Costa Rica


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 70% of our local students receive deeply discounted tuition. Our staff of 42 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 are seeking a High School Science teacher for the 2018-19 school year which runs from early-August to mid June. This teacher will be responsible for teaching science to grades 8-11. The start date for this position is July 23rd.

Qualifications Include:

  • A certified teacher with 3-5 years experience (not exclusively TESOL, TEFL, TOEFL, etc.)
  • Experience teaching chemistry, biology, physics and earth science
  • Experienced in progressive education
  • Willing to make a multi-year commitment
  • A team player, willing to collaborate across grade levels and disciplines
  • Willing and eager to grow as a person and a professional
  • Positive and adventurous


Full family health benefits, pension, generous vacation time, ample professional development opportunities, discounted tuition for staff children, beautiful location

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

To apply, please submit an online application here: http://cloudforestschool.org/?page_id=1054