ESL / EFL teacher
6-10 years , 11-14 years , 15-18 years , 18+ years
1 year renewable contract
Work as freelancer
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.
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.
0 years (beginners, too)
BA in any subject + Any accredited 100+ hour English teaching certif.