Teachers Needed in the Dominican Republic

Date posted:2021-10-28 | Writer: Jarabacoa Christian School | Email: [email protected]

JCS is a non-profit organization. It was founded by Christians but it is open to different denominations; respecting the differences in beliefs that may arise from them. It is a community-based private bilingual school with approximately 250 students. The school is located up in the mountains in a beautiful, peaceful, and slow-paced town called Jarabacoa. It is located an hour's drive from Santiago, a two-hour drive from Puerto Plata, and from Santo Domingo (the capital city of the Dominican Republic). The nearest airport to Jarabacoa is Aeropuerto Internacional del Cibao (code STI), found in Santiago.


1.    ESL Teacher
2.    Elementary Homeroom Teacher (various grades)
3.    High School Science Teacher
4.    High School English Teacher

Full-time teacher (7:30 am - 4:00 pm) compensation:

•    RD$22,000.00 pesos per month + RD$3,000.00 pesos in housing stipend.
•    RD$300.00 pesos /hr (should teacher decide to tutor after school)
•    US$100.00 country exit fee coverage at the end of the contract.
    ** DR does NOT require a work visa nor residency to live or work in the country.
•    Christmas Bonus: based on salary
•    Six PTO (paid time off) days + Holidays
    Note: Our compensation package makes for a comfortable living in Jarabacoa, DR.
•    A salary raise will apply to teachers renewing their contracts.


•    Medical Insurance Plan (policy is paid by JCS). Plan coverage is available upon request.
•    Housing: If you are willing to share a school-provided furnished house, you will pay RD$4,000.00 pesos.
    Should you prefer to live alone, the school can assist in helping you find housing.
•    Airport pick up & welcome lunch/dinner
•    Town tour & essential errands (communication, food, and/or pharmacy)
•    Dominican host lunch/dinner Beach/river/waterfall welcome trip

Bachelor's degree required
TEFL/TESOL preferred

To apply, please contact the email address in the job heading.