Experienced EFL Teacher: IH Kharkiv

ESL / EFL teacher wanted by International House First work day: 2019-09-09
Proficient speakers
Min. 1 year
BA in any subject
Trinity Certificate in TESOL
Any accredited 100+ hour English teaching certif.
Full-time position - teaching up to 24 hours weekly plus 6 hours for stand by teaching and PD sessions. The timetable is combined from different type of classes: adults, YL, in-companies and exam preparation.

Job details


ESL / EFL teacher

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Contract term:

1 year renewable contract

Contract type:

Work as employee

Institution type:

Language school

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We are looking for teachers with at least 1 year experience but will consider applications from newly qualified teachers.

About the school and City

The city was founded in 1654 and after a humble beginning as a small fortress grew to be a major centre of Ukrainian industry, trade and culture in the Russian Empire.
Kharkiv was the first capital of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, from December 1919 to January 1934, after which the capital relocated to Kiev.
Now Kharkiv is the second largest city in Ukraine with the population of a million and a half. It is the largest industrial city in the country with a lot of machine-building and metalworking plants, as well as enterprises of power engineering, electrical and chemical industry.
Kharkiv is the second biggest educational centre in Ukraine and it is known as the city of students and youth. There are 38 higher educational institutions in Kharkiv, including state and private universities, academies and specialized institutes. About 300 000 students study and live in Kharkiv and about 12 000 out of them are foreigners.
The city of Kharkiv is one of the largest transportation centers in Ukraine, which is connected to numerous cities of the world by air, rail and road traffic. The city has many transportation methods, including: public transport, taxis, railways, and air traffic.
Kharkiv is also famous for its theatres, museums, art galleries, beautiful parks and gardens.
IH Kharkiv has been an affiliate member of the International House World Organization since 1996.
The school offers a comprehensive selection of courses in general English, French, German and Russian for learners of all abilities and ages. We also offer summer intensive courses, custom-designed courses for closed groups, courses for young learners, exam preparation classes and teacher training courses. We are a licensed teacher training centre for IHCTL, IHCYLT and SIT TESOL courses.

Kharkiv, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Proficient speakers

  2. Experience

    Min. 1 year

  3. Qualification

    BA in any subject + Trinity Certificate in TESOL + CELTA + Any accredited 100+ hour English teaching certif.

What we offer

  1. Salary: 16,000 UAH (currently $ 600)
  2. Flights: Compensation up to $300
  3. Accommodation: Single accommodation in a local fully-furnished flat paid by the school
  4. Visa: Full legal support and visa cost reimbursement
  5. Holiday: 30-days paid holidays plus 9 days of national holidays for a 12-month contract

Kharkiv, Ukraine

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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