We are looking for great ESL teachers to join our teaching teams in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Peru, and Online

Date of Job Posted: Thursday, April 6, 2023

Country of Job Position: Costa Rica

Maximo Nivel is a leading ESL institute in Latin America. We are looking for great ESL teachers to join our teaching teams in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Peru, and Online.

Maximo Nivel is well known in Latin America for our "Native English Program," our professionalism, and our dedication to excellent teaching and great client service. We are a hard-working and professional group—and these are the kind of teachers we look for.

Our ESL teachers teach 30 contact hours per week, Monday - Friday. Class size is strictly limited to 5-12 learners. Most teachers will teach a range of levels from Basic to Advanced. The majority of our learners are young adults (18-30 years old).

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)

Salary and benefits

$750 per month (30 hours per week)
The Institute pays teachers a fixed base salary—this salary is not adjusted down unless the teacher requests fewer classes or misses classes. Teachers can earn additional money by taking on extra classes, substituting, and exceptional feedback from learners.


− Bachelor's Degree preferred
− TEFL, TESOL, or CELTA certification required (minimum 120 hours)
− 1-2 years professional experience
− Native speaker of English
− Excellent interpersonal skills and a “love” for teaching; excellent writing skills; strong team skills
− Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, G-Suite, etc.

How to apply

Please send us CV and a copy of your TEFL/TESOL or CELTA certification to work@maximonivel.com

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