Teach English in Costa Rica
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Teach English in Costa Rica

Year(s) Offered


Age Requirement

Age Requirement Varies

Participation Guidelines

American, Canadian and Worldwide Participants.

Cost in USD per week

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Program Includes:

• API advisor to assist you with all pre-departure needs and liaise with partner throughout program
• Airport pick-up / arrival assistance and return transfer
• Books and syllabi to guide teaching
• Housing and 3 meals/day with local host family
• Medical, Life, and Travel Insurance
• On-site program orientation (2 days in San Jose)
*Local travel stipend
• On-site support
• Visa (acquired on-site)
*Discounted cost of online TEFL course

Language Skills Required

  • English

Experience Required



Participants must be 21+ years old and have a Bachelor's degree, TEFL certificate, and basic Spanish skills.

(For those without a TEFL certificate, a 120-hour online TEFL course is available for an additional fee.)

• Application form
• Cover letter
• Résumé/CV
• $150 non-refundable deposit (applies to overall program cost)
• Supplementary application materials due after provisional acceptance

Application Procedures

  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcript
  • Written Application