Costa Rica
Employment Type
Contract Length
2-4 Weeks
Camp Jobs Instructor Provider


Job Description

CIEE – the largest study abroad nonprofit organization – is recruiting experienced teachers and educators to lead high school students on their summer abroad experiences. CIEE Global Navigator programs last 3 to 4 weeks and run twice between 6/13/21 and 8/7/21. The study abroad programs take students to more than 30 global destinations to focus on language learning (French, Spanish, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, and Arabic), service projects, or passion topics such as visual arts, marine science or international relations. This paid opportunity is a unique chance to get professional development and international experience during the summer. Benefit from training in intercultural learning, group management overseas, and language/subject immersion—all while networking with like-minded peers. Click here to learn more and start an application today!


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Experience working with high school students in a leadership position required
  • Extensive experience in the host country
  • Flexibility, adaptability, excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Intermediate proficiency or higher in the language of the host country
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$1,200 compensation for three-week Service & Leadership and Global Discovery programs
$1,500 compensation for four-week Language & Culture programs
Round-trip airfare to the program and in-person training and other travel costs (ground transport, meals, one checked bag)
Full room and board for the duration of the program and in-person training
Red Cross CPR and First Aid training (if you are not currently certified)
iNext International Travel and Health Insurance
Inclusion in all program activities and excursions
Visa fees where necessary
Vaccinations required by embassy in order to apply for a visa to the program location
$50 referral bonus for every Program Leader you refer who is hired by CIEE and travels in 2021

The Global Navigator Program Leader positions provide a unique opportunity for professional development. All Program Leaders will undergo training in intercultural communication, diversity and inclusion, risk management, and mental health. Language & Culture Program Leaders will receive training on the CIEE world language curriculum and on facilitating language learning outside the classroom. They will return to the U.S. with new language teaching skills which they can apply in their own classrooms. Service & Leadership Program Leaders will receive training on how to facilitate the CIEE service learning curriculum. All Program Leaders can receive a certificate of completion which includes the hours spent in training and working on the program.