Middle Years Generalist Teacher

Lakeside International School

About the organization

Lakeside International School is a private, independent institution offering a high quality bilingual (English/Spanish) education in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.

Lakeside's mission is to prepare students to be academically successful, capable of transferring their knowledge and skills to new challenges, while being confident of their ability to succeed. Through an active partnership with families and the community, we strive to effectively recognize, celebrate, and develop each student’s unique talents to the fullest extent. Academic excellence and commitment to the global community is emphasized. We offer a broad and challenging educational program to students from diverse cultural backgrounds, in an atmosphere of cooperation, creating a learning community amongst students, parents, faculty and the community at large.


The Middle Years Generalist Teacher is a full time position that would support various instructional curriculum in subjects including, but not limited to English, Geography, Science, and Math in grades 6th through 8th.


Bachelor or advanced degrees
Accredited teaching certificate
Good track record of full-time teaching
Proficiency in English (preferably bilingual English/Spanish. If not, should be willing to learn Spanish)
Willingness to act as Homeroom Teacher, Tutor and / or participation in extra-curricular programs
Good health
Energy and enthusiasm to go that extra mile

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Cover letter indicating the post you are applying for and why you are well suited for it
The names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of two referees, one of whom should be your current employer

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