Maximo Nivel in Costa Rica is a leading language training center, and is very well known for Native English Program

Date of Job Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Country of Job Position: 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.

Maximo Nivel:
-- A professional organization with institutes in Cusco, Peru; San Jose, Costa Rica; and Antigua, Guatemala.
-- Has been in Latin America for more than 20 years and offers you stable, safe employment.
-- Provides full curriculum, textbooks, quizzes, exams, and all teaching materials.
-- Offers Spanish classes to our teaching staff at discounted prices.
-- Provides free internet, coffee/tea, and other amenities for our staff and students.

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)s.

Salary and benefits

Competitive local wages and bonuses available.
Discounted prices for Spanish lessons.
Great teaching environment.
Lots of teaching resources.
Assistance with the visa application process and accommodation.
Career growth opportunities.


You must:
-- be a native level English speaker
-- have been TEFL, TESOL, or CELTA certified
-- have excellent interpersonal skills and a love for teaching
-- demonstrate excellent writing skills
-- possess strong team skills
-- have excellent computer skills
-- be willing to commit to teaching with us for a minimum of 6 months.

How to apply

Please send us CV/resume with a copy of your TEFL certificate to

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