Teach English in Costa Rica

15 Teach Abroad Programs in Costa Rica

Get Paid to Teach English Abroad in Costa Rica

Teach abroad in Costa Rica through International TEFL Academy. Participants get the chance to stay in Costa Rica for six months to a year while helping locals gain fluency and proficiency in English. They earn a livable wage while living in a stunning country characterized by its vibrant culture and its warm people.

International TEFL Academy
LanguageCorps – Teach English Abroad

Complete a 4-week TESOL certification program in Costa Rica through Languagecorps. Teaching placements and certification courses are provided in the city of San Jose. All participants are offered job search assistance once certified.

Teach with Maximo Nivel in Costa Rica

Maximo Nivel offers TEFL/TESOL Certification in Costa Rica. The program paves the way for a rewarding career that lets teachers travel across the globe while earning a salary and creating personal networks.


Work as a volunteer English teacher, either for a year or over the summer, in Costa Rica with WorldTeach. Program fees include accommodation, meals, and in-country travels.

Greenheart Travel

At Greenheart Travel we are passionate about helping people reach their full potential through unforgettable experiences abroad. Whether you want to spend a high school semester in France or volunteer in West Africa, we’ll help you reach your goals.

Costa Rica TEFL

Earn your TEFL certificate in Costa Rica and teach English while perfecting your Spanish language skills. Placements are available in cities including Heredia and Samara. Program fees include cultural classes and discounted Spanish language classes.


Inspire children, teach English, and earn your TEFL certificate for free in Costa Rica through Frontier teaching programs. Placements are available in the city of San Jose. Program fees include accommodation, meals, and extracurricular trips.

Global Nomadic Ltd

Teach English and earn your TEFL certificate in Costa Rica through Global Nomadic. Participants will gain international teaching skills while helping to expand student learning through sharing their knowledge and culture. Teachers can complete placements while living in the Nicoya Peninsula.

International TEFL and TESOL Training: Teach in Costa Rica

Venture into the vibrant Manuel Antonio town located in Costa Rica while partaking in a teaching program offered by the International TEFL and TESOL Training. Participants have the chance to brush up their Spanish and soak up the Costa Rican lifestyle in addition to mentoring the locals in the English language. This program is open to participants from all over the globe.

Get TEFL Certified and Teach English in Chile!

Get TEFL certified in Costa Rica through teaching positions provided by BridgeTEFL. Placements are available in San Jose, one of the most frequented cities in the country. Participants can even avail two weeks of Spanish language lessons for free, and practice their new skills with locals daily.