EFL TEACHER (YOUNG LEARNERS - ADULTS)

ESL / EFL teacher wanted by Deans Creative English School First work day: ASAP
Native speakers
Min. 2 years
BA in any subject
Any accredited 100+ hour English teaching certif.
Deans Creative English School is interested in receiving applications from dedicated teachers who wish to develop as EFL professionals whilst contributing to the school´s reputation for Quality Language Teaching.

Job details

Position:

ESL / EFL teacher

Work hours:

Full-time

Student type:

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

Group size:

6-10

Contract term:

Permanent

Contract type:

Work as employee

Institution type:

Language school

School authority:

Private

Since 1997 we have been successfully delivering a wide range of courses: nursery, young learners, teens, and adults. We are also involved with off-site company classes and ESP. We are an officially recognised Cambridge Preparation Centre and have contributed to a significant increase in candidates for Cambridge ESOL exams in our region. We are very proud of our achievements and hope that all new teachers will further enhance the school´s teaching programme.

All of our teaching is carried out Monday - Friday, mainly in the afternoons and evenings. Class sizes are small, between 5-10 students and there are very few issues regarding discipline. All teachers are provided with their own, well-equipped classroom with wi-fi, projectors and a reading corner. There is a teachers´ room with a reference library, resource books, toys, games, plus computer and internet access. Teachers also have access to the school´s lending library. In the classroom, you will find your students friendly, enthusiastic and willing to "have a go" in English! You will also discover that the level of English spoken by our students to be much higher than average for Spain. Our students are comfortable in an English – only learning environment.

Working at Deans Creative English School , Badajoz is ideal for EFL professionals who seek a formal, dynamic EFL environment and who also wish to enjoy a good quality of life away from the ex-pat “traps” of larger Spanish cities and coastal towns. If you want a taste of authentic Spain then Badajoz is definitely the place for you.

Deans Creative English School, Calle Eladio Salinero de los Santos, Badajoz, Spain

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Native speakers

    (with EU passport or Spanish residency permit.)

  2. Experience

    Min. 2 years

    (teaching experience - recent experience with young learners is essential)

  3. Qualification

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

    (A recognised EFL teaching qualification: Trinity Certificate or Cambridge CELTA - weekend or distance learning courses are not acceptable. IDEALLY, YOU WILL ALSO HAVE a certificate in teaching young learners)

  4. Have demonstrable (and contactable) references and referees
  5. Solid classroom management skills.
  6. A good rapport with students.
  7. Be hard working with a strong desire to improve as a teacher.
  8. Be a team player who is willing to share ideas.
  9. Patience and the ability to work under pressure.
  10. Be enthusiastic about living and working in Spain.
  11. IDEALLY, YOU WILL ALSO HAVE a working knowledge of Spanish and/or competent IT skills.

What we offer

  1. We offer full-time contracts which include full health and social security cover. In addition, all staff are covered by private accident insurance which covers work-related accidents and civil responsibility. Teachers enjoy two weeks paid holiday at Christ
  2. Our compensation package is considerably more than that stipulated in national pay agreements. Teachers also receive holiday pay on completion of contracts. We believe that we offer an extremely attractive package for one of the most economical regions of

Badajoz, Spain

Job location


D eans C reative E nglish S chool , previously called "The Oxford School of English", is a private center dedicated exclusively to the teaching of English. Since our beginnings, we have always opted for a quality education, taught in a pleasant, practical and creative way, by a team of highly experienced teachers, graduates and specialists in the teaching of English as a foreign language, under the supervision of the Director of Studies.

Deans Creative English School is located in Badajoz, Extremadura, south west Spain. This lively border town (Portugal is only 5km from the city centre) has a population of around 150,000 inhabitants. The town which is a mix of both historic and modern, is famous for its Carnival and Moorish Fortifications. Badajoz is a university town which ensures a vibrant social scene. It has great local amenities: theatres, a concert hall, sports´ centres, a shopping mall, and so on. Great weather ensures a lifestyle based on eating out in the town´s endless number of bars and restaurants and / or outdoor sports and activities.


The cost of living is among the cheapest in Spain: a room in a flat can cost as little as 110€ per month: As most of the town is within a 20 minute walk from the centre there are no transport costs. "Los Pacenses" (the locals) are warm and friendly, and being foreign will make you a bit of a curiosity.

Badajoz is in the west of Extremadura, within easy reach are: Cáceres with its medieval quarter and national and international festivals such as Womad; Zafra with its charming squares and national agricultural fair; Mérida with its outstanding Roman quarter and "Festival internacional de teatro clásico", providing wonderful contrast to what´s on offer to visitors to the region. For nature lovers, the national parks of Monfragüe and Cornalvo, el Valle del Jerte and Sierra de Gata are close and an absolute delight-afterall, being Spain´s least populated region has its advantages! For long weekends: Madrid, Sevilla, Lisbon, Sintra and the Algarve are within easy reach for trips further-a-field.

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