EFL Teacher in IH La Spezia

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Start Date
25th September 2023
Duration or End Date
16th June 2024 (extendable)
Average of €1200 net per month


Essential requirements

  • You must have a CELTA, Trinity TESOL, or equivalent initial teaching qualification.
  • The role is open only to those who have the right to work in the EU and possess the right to work in Italy.
  • A driving licence is preferred.
  • A young learners qualification and at least one year of post-qualification teaching is preferred.

Job description

We are looking for 3 to 5 teachers willing to join us for the academic from September 2023 to June 2024 with the possibility of renewing the contract further.

This position requires a certain degree of flexibility in managing a variety of levels and lesson locations as the candidate will be expected to travel to various off-site locations (schools and businesses).

Successful candidates will have the ability and willingness to teach a wide variety of levels and ages. We offer general English to very young learners, young learners, teens, and adults as well as exam preparation courses. Candidates with knowledge of Cambridge Exams preferred.

The successful candidate will be expected to plan and deliver high-quality lessons, mark and assess student work, monitor and record student progress, complete administrative records in a timely manner, and attend teacher meetings on a monthly or bi-monthly basis.
A can-do attitude and the ability to work with colleagues is essential.

"Thanks for the lessons, the support, the feedback and fun. I have learnt a lot here. Keep up the hard work! " - Iteke

"Just a quick note to everybody to say Thank You for being such great co-workers, tutors, Dos, front office staff etc! You make me feel right at home. - Tony

Other benefits

Flights: We will reimburse up to €200 towards flight costs.

Accommodation: We will support you in finding suitable accommodation and any necessary administrative procedures.

VisaWe can ONLY accept candidates who are EU citizens or possess a valid work visa for Italy

HolidayHolidays per contract approx. : 10 days for Christmas, 6 days for Easter (includes Easter weekend) plus 7 days of National Holidays throughout the contract period.



About the school and city

IH La Spezia was founded in 1980 by Lynden Cronin as “Studio Inglese” and affiliated to the International House World Organisation in 1984. The school in Sarzana was opened in 1991. We have been a member of the Associazione italiana scuole di lingue (AISLi) since 1986.

Our mission is to meet the needs of today's language learners by combining sound pedagogical practice, humanistic principles and modern technology to deliver top-quality language teaching and encourage learner autonomy.