Job Opportunities

All interested candidates should submit the following items in a single PDF to: The Human Resources Coordinator (

  • Cover letter explaining your strengths as a teacher and your interest in this opening
  • Resume, maximum two pages, with recent photograph
  • Educational philosophy
  • Scanned copy of your teaching certification
  • Reference list including your current supervisor
  • A maximum of two letters of recommendation that may be in your possession (optional)


We currently have immediate opportunities as Substitute teachers (see below).


All of the other opportunities to teach at CDS start in August 2017 and are for the 2017- 2018 school year (and beyond).

Substitute Teachers (ongoing)


  • Available to start immediately
  • Bachelor's degree and course concentration in related field
  • Teaching credential (preferred)
  • At least two years of experience teaching in an international or independent school setting (preferred)
  • Excellent command of English (native level required)
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills
  • Familiarity with K-12 U.S. curriculum
  • Local citizen or resident
  • Knowledge, proficiency and commitment with the use of technology in the classroom

Applicants should submit a cover letter, including teaching philosophy, CV in English with supporting documents, letters of recommendation and recent photograph in a single PDF to our Human Resources Coordinator (e-mail:


The Country Day School

  • San Rafael de Alajuela, Costa Rica
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  • Central America
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  • Phone: 506-2289 - 0919
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