EFL Teacher (EU citizen / with a Slovak work permit)

ESL / EFL teacher wanted by International House First work day: ASAP
Proficient speakers
0 years (beginners, too)
BA in any subject
Any accredited 100+ hour English teaching certif.
IH Bratislava is recruiting qualified EFL teachers to join a team of over 65 professional teachers.Start Date: July/August/September 2019Duration: One school year (extendable)

Job details


ESL / EFL teacher

Work hours:


Student type:

6-10 years , 11-14 years , 15-18 years , 18+ years

Group size:


Contract term:

1 year renewable contract

Contract type:

Work as freelancer

Institution type:

Language school

School authority:


Post title: Teacher of English

Location and department: International House Bratislava and travel to off-site classes (companies and state schools)

Reports to: The Director of Studies

Summary of role:

Responsible for teaching 25-30 TH (teaching hours) a week (1 TH = 45-min.). You will deliver lessons aimed at General English, Business English adult students and young learners on the school premises, in companies and state schools. The adults’ levels range from A2 to C2 whereas the young learners’ run from A1 to C1. All lessons are taught from Mondays to Fridays, and classes usually start at 7:30 although this can vary from day to day. You might be asked to teach a few classes in the evenings but in general, most teaching finishes by 6pm, and 3pm on Fridays. No teaching takes place at the weekend.

Specific responsibilities:

Plan, prepare and deliver lessons that are appropriate for your students and are based on the Communicative Language Approach.
Travel to offsite classes (companies and state schools)
Take part in the school’s teacher development scheme. Perform a few mandatory teacher development tasks (peer observations, attending workshops) and some optional ones (writing reports on methodological resources, attending conferences/webinars, delivering a workshop). This is done over the course of the academic year, and teachers get paid extra for completing these tasks.

About the school and City
IH Bratislava is expanding rapidly and as a result, it is recruiting qualified EFL teachers to join a team of over 65 professional teachers in January 2018. These teachers will teach a range of adults, teenagers and/or young learners, and the will focus on will be General, Business and/or Cambridge exam preparation English.

Bratislava is very close to Vienna, Prague and Budapest. It is a capital city steeped in history and culture, where it is possible to spend time shopping in some of Slovakia’s largest shopping centres, drink in cosy coffee shops, or enjoy traditional Slovak beer and national dishes.

Bratislava, Slovakia

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Proficient speakers

  2. Experience

    0 years (beginners, too)

  3. Qualification

    BA in any subject + Any accredited 100+ hour English teaching certif.

  4. Flexible to travel to off-site classes (companies and state schools)
  5. Must be an EU citizen or have a Slovak work permit.

What we offer

  1. Salary: 11 – 14,5 Euros per TH (monthly income: 1,100 – 1,600 Euros)
  2. Freelance contract
  3. The school can help accommodate teachers in shared flats (to date it is approximately 200 - 350 Euros a month rent.
  4. First month travel allowance (25 Euros)
  5. Loyalty travel bonus 150 Euros upon completion of a 1-year contract
  6. Flight reimbursement of up to 150 Euros (if the teacher terminates the contract before completing 1 year with the school, the reimbursement amount will be deducted from the teacher’s pay)
  7. Opportunities to earn extra by taking part in the teacher development programme; mentoring new recruits; taking part in mock lessons; Cambridge examining; and doing some administrative tasks
  8. School provides help getting Trade License and doing other paperwork (opening a bank account, obtaining a transport pass)
  9. Constant support from the academic staff (DoS, ADoSes, Mentors)
  10. Workshops and training sessions
  11. Supportive and cooperative atmosphere working with a team of enthusiastic and professional teachers
  12. Discounts on professional development courses such as IH BET (Business English Teaching
  13. Certificate), IH CAM (Advanced Methodology) and IHCYLT online course (online or face-to-face)
  14. Free Slovak lessons
  15. Resources from the IH World network
  16. IH Bratislava is committed to looking after the welfare of its staff and students, and expects all employees to share this commitment. By applying for this job you confirm that you are of suitable character, safe to work with children and young people, an

Bratislava, Slovakia

Job location

International House

About the employer

International House is one of the largest and oldest groups of language schools in the world. Founded in 1953, we are a global network of 160 language schools in more than 50 countries. Schools in the network teach English, Spanish, German, French and a wide variety of other languages. Across our network, IH schools train about half of all CELTA graduates in the world. We have well over 200,000 students, and our schools employ in excess of 5,800 teachers.

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