Work at EARJ



TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE: This is the common purpose that we share as educators at Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro. It is the fundamental belief that drives all of us as we work with the EARJ community to offer a world-class American international education.

JOIN OUR TEAM! If you would like to join our enthusiastic, committed team and make a real difference in education, please submit an application with your updated resume and cover letter. You can find more information about the school and the EARJ Way here.

EARJ is totally committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects the same from its employees. All new staff will be subject to rigorous checks and the interview process will include safeguarding and staff conduct.


It is the policy of EARJ that no person shall be discriminated against on any basis, in any of its educational programs, activities, admissions, or employment practices, such as, but not limited to race, color, creed, religion, sex, political beliefs and affiliation, age or national origin. EARJ is strongly committed to providing a safe working and learning environment in which every person is valued and respected.


We are building a team of teachers, leaders and administrative professionals to support the learning mission of the school.

Please see below the current opportunities.

Faculty overseas vacancies

Barra Campus

We currently have no overseas vacancies.

Gávea Campus

We currently have no overseas vacancies.

Local vacancies

Barra Campus

Lower School Counselor
Start date: January 2022

Upper School Librarian
[Maternity Leave cover]

Start date: January 2022

Gávea Campus

Teaching Assistant
Start date: Immediate start

IB Design & Arts Teacher (Upper School)
Start date: January 2022



  • Interested candidates can apply by sending a CV in English to
  • In the Subject line of the email clearly indicate what position(s) you are applying for.
  • Please note EARJ will only review applications in English.