Due to ACM’s longstanding off-campus study programs in Costa Rica, a position teaching English at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) is offered exclusively each year to recent graduates of ACM colleges.
The one-year position is with the English Department in the university’s School of Modern Languages on the UCR campus in San José, the nation’s capital. Responsibilities include teaching basic and intermediate English classes for up to 25 hours per week, plus teaching an additional course in conversational English for extra income.
The position will run from mid-January to mid-December, 2018, with a two-week break between semesters in July.
Recent graduates of ACM colleges with majors in Spanish or English as a Second Language (ESL) and teaching experience are eligible to apply for the position. The application deadline is June 2017.
See the UCR 2018 teaching position announcement for details about salary, living costs in Costa Rica, and application procedures.
The ACM has offered undergraduate off-campus study programs in Costa Rica since 1964 and over the years has developed close ties with UCR. The ACM programs, based in San José, are:
- Costa Rica: Community Engagement in Public Health, Education, & the Environment (fall semester)
- Costa Rica: Field Research in the Environment, Social Sciences, & Humanities (spring semester and spring quarter/trimester)