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***Our next opening will be starting the first week of March. I am primarily seeking people with teaching experience and who are open to staying one month at a time. Exceptions will be made for 2 week stays if I feel that we are a great fit.
Generally you will teach the kids from 8-12 and then the rest of the day is yours.
We are a family who is seeking support in homeschooling our two children. We have lived in Costa Rica for 15 years now. We travel between Canada and Costa Rica each year. We have a nice, big beautiful home on Playa Preciosa (or Platanares) which is an easy bike ride to Puerto Jimenez. We own a sport fishing business here and I need some support in assisting my children with homeschooling.
I have a daughter in 5th grade and a son in 10th grade. I have all the materials and books necessary. I need someone to follow through, plan, teach and do the work with my children. I would like for people to stay at the minimum three weeks at a time.
There is always something to do at our place whether it is with the kids, yard, cleaning a vehicle, washing a few dishes or even just taking a dog for a walk on the beach. I can accommodate up to two people. Also interested in someone who may be able to do some surf photography or help us create a surf video for our son.
Babysitting / child care
Help in the house
Help with Computers / internet
We are a kind and generous family. We do a lot of outdoor activities. Culturally you are not really immersed in Costa Rican culture at our home, but nevertheless there is always some Spanish spoken with neighbors and friends etc.
You will be in an amazing location with a pristine beach for long walks and immersion in a natural paradise. Look forward to disconnecting and just being in tune with the environment.
I have two children. Tosh who is 15 years old and going into 10th grade. Kaya who is 10 years old and is in 5th grade. I am originally from Canada. My husband and I operate a sport fishing charter out of Puerto Jimenez, Osa Peninsula. I need support in homeschooling the children so that I can also focus on my other responsibilities of running the family business.
Please be honest.. if you do not feel you are capable of teaching then please don't contact me as it hinders my children's quality of education.
English & Spanish
We have a very nice guest room with a double bed. Patio doors, small deck out back. The house is spacious, open air style but all bedrooms are closed, nice fans, furnishings etc. Our family sleeps upstairs so you have the main floor to yourself after dinner. I cannot offer you all of your meals as it will be too much of an economic strain on my family. I will often share and offer and you are welcome to all the basics in the home such as condiments, sugar, coffee, salt, pepper, rice, beans, etc etc. but I cannot feel responsible for all meals for one or two other people. I am very welcoming and we are easy going and laid back but I also do not want to feel taken advantage of. I need you to please use common sense in regards to cleanliness and cleaning up after yourself. I do have a maid come a few days per week in the mornings but at the same time please clean and wash your dishes and just help to keep the home nice. I am learning as I go with this as well so let's please just be open and clear about expectations etc. I am sure each work away experience and each individual will be very different and I am open to taking the positive from each situation. At the same time we do all have to live together so we have to communicate openly and be respectful.
There is tons to do in our area if you love nature and the outdoors. Please contact me and I will explain more.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week - My goal is to have you work with the kids from approx. 9-1 or 8-12 and have the afternoon & evening free.
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