Great ESL teachers required!

Date posted:2024-03-15 | Writer: Maximo Nivel | Email: [email protected]

Maximo Nivel is looking for great ESL teachers to join our teaching team in Costa Rica. 

Maximo Nivel is a leading language training center and we are very well known for our “Native English Program.” The Native English Program is clearly defined by our dedication to excellent teaching, professionalism in everything we do, and great client service. Maximo Nivel is a hard-working and professional group—and these are the kind of teachers we look for.


ESL teachers teach 30 contact hours per week, Monday – Friday. Class size is strictly limited to 12 learners. Most teachers teach a range of levels from Basic to Advanced. The majority of our learners are young adults (18-30 years old) and we provide classes specifically for teenagers (12-16 years old) between 4:00PM to 5:00PM only.

We pride ourselves on our teachers, and it is important that you take pride in your teaching. We do not hire tourists for short-term positions; we specifically look for professionals with a passion for teaching.

We stress three things in our classrooms:

1. Professionalism

2. Chemistry with our learners

3. Student Talk Time (STT)


− Bachelor’s Degree required

− TEFL, TESOL, or CELTA certification required (minimum 120 hours)

− 1 year of professional experience (preferably some previous teaching experience)

− Must be a native speaker of English

− Excellent interpersonal skills and a “love” for teaching

− Excellent writing skills

− Strong team skills

− Excellent computer skills

The minimum position duration is 6 months—we are only interested in teachers who can commit for at least 6 months.


- Lots of teaching resources

- Discounted Spanish classes

- Bonuses 

- Guaranteed hours

To apply, email [email protected]