About the Elementary Teacher Position
Needed: first through third grade elementary teacher who can teach science, math, and social studies.
Position Start Date: January 2019
About Sojourn Academy
Sojourn Academy is a bilingual, international Christian school associated with the Spanish Language Institute. It uses a Christ-centered, North American curriculum from kindergarten through twelfth grade, along with a Costa Rican preschool program for children aged 3 ½ to 5.
Current enrollment is approximately 160 students. About 40% are missionary children whose parents are enrolled in a one-year program of language study at the Spanish Language Institute. The other students are children of Costa Rican parents, missionaries, and other expatriates who live permanently in Costa Rica.
Sojourn Academy has a Christian and missionary ethos, as reflected in its values, curriculum, faculty, celebrations, affiliations, community outreach, and classroom instruction. Bible study, sacred music, prayer, devotionals, and chapel sessions are an integral part of the weekly schedule. Other benefits the school offers:
* Work visa
* One-time flight reimbursement up to $650
* Optional 1 hour a week Spanish tutoring
* Insurance within the Costa Rican national healthcare system
* Assistance in securing housing and settling in country