Teaching & Training in San José

San José has one of the highest literacy rates in the world: 96.2% and it is a popular destination to learn Spanish!As an intern you will assist in the didactic and creative aspects of preparing a class, organize games, give private classes and structure exams between others. If you enjoy transmitting your culture and helping others to learn and you’ve got excellent interpersonal and social skills, commitment and oral and written communication skills, this is your opportunity. 
Placement available from March to June and from August to November. 


Families & Homestays

Our families know, due to their experience, what it means to be a real host. They have received many students from different nationalities, occupations and ages. We will take into consideration your likes and preferences. Living with a local family is the best way to learn their customs, likes, and style while you learn a new language.

Residences & Hostels

If you want to live with several local and foreign students, you can choose to stay in a private or shared room in any of the students' residencies we offer you. Sharing a place with young people from all over the world is a great opportunity to learn about different cultures and make new friends as well as learning about the place in which you are studying.

Required Skills

Primary Responsabilities

  • Creativity, flexibility and proactivity.
  • Excellent interpersonal and social skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Responsibility and commitment
  • Prior experience preferred but not required.
  • Passion for teaching
  • Enjoy transmitting your culture and helping others in the learning process,

At your workplace, you’ll probably start with basic tasks in a variety of field of teaching. You’ll be be responsible for one or more of the following tasks depending on your abilities:

  •   Assist in the didactic and creative part of preparing classes
  •  Develop games and activities of integration during lessons
  •  Assist in classes
  •   Organize educational activities for the students.
  •  Structure exams
  •  Collaborate in the evaluation of exams
  •  Give presentations
  •  Administrative tasks
  •  Give private classes (e.g. Conversation focused)

Please note: Responsibilities can vary according to the needs and resources of the Host Organization at the moment of your internship.

Project Hightlights

  • Get hands-on experience, contacts with other people in teaching, and improve the possibility to land a job immediately after your internship.
  • Develop new skills as a worker and learn things about yourself which you never knew you were capable of.
  • Take the opportunity to work with children and teenagers by transferring them your knowledge..
  • Create and share new games and songs for making lessons funny

Work Schedule

  • Determined on site. This position requires a minimum time commitment of 20 hours per week.
    Internship Period
  • Minimum commitment: 8 weeks. Please contact us for holidays information.
"As a student at this school I have been very satisfied with everything. I have felt that my Spanish has developed so much in such a short time. My teachers have been fantastic!!! Group classes combined with individual classes are ideal and make a difference. The school atmosphere is wonderful and everyone is so helpful here, all of which make attending classes a real pleasure. Thank you!"
Kathy L.
German, 29 years old
"This is the second time I come to Argentina and I love it! The School’s facilities are very good, we have internet access and a lot of things. The best things about these courses is that teachers and staff help you make of this a wonderful experience. Come and see it for yourself!"
Alice R.
Brazilian, 22 years old
"My experience in Buenos Aires was great. The teachers are well trained for each level. I liked the activities that the school offered. During my 4 weeks studying Spanish I received a lot of amazing touristic spots info and another info to get advantage of my stay in the country."
Ricardo C.
Brazilian, 18 years old
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