Are the teachers at the school required to speak English as a first language--or at least fluently?

EARJ has many, many local hires as main classroom teachers and in my opinion their English is not fluent enough to be an American School homeroom teacher. Most of the elective teachers have very limited English skills and the Portuguese teachers do not speak English at all. - Oct 2018

Yes. - Aug 2015

Yes, and they're very good about only speaking English to the students.Very few native English speakers and some pronunciation issues (not attributable to British English) that I have to correct for my children. - Jun 2011

yes - language of instruction is English and lots of native English speakers - Jun 2011

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