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English Teacher in Brno

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Start Date
February 2023
Salary
Fixed, monthly salary (to be discussed with the shortlisted candidates)

 

Essential Requirements:

  • Full mastery of English across all 4 skills to CEFR C1 / IELTS band 8
  • CELTA, Trinity TESOL, or equivalent initial teaching qualification
  • Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree in any field

Job Description:

We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated teachers, whether you are newly qualified or a teacher with some experience, who want to join a school where they will develop and gain experience.

IH Brno is well-known locally, and in the International House network, for its teacher development program. Our teachers have mentors, weekly teacher development sessions, personal development plans and regular peer observations.

You will have around 24-26 teaching hours of English classes (one teaching hour is 45 minutes) across a variety of contexts and levels both at school and off-site - although Brno is quite compact and travel times are generally quite low whether from school or home. There is also 2 - 4 hours of development and other duties, such as staff meetings. There is no teaching at the weekend.

Contract: February 2023-June 2024 (With the possibility to extend).

We would like our teachers to stay for 2 years because of so much investment we have in their professional development. However, if after a year the teacher decides to leave, we can discuss that during the professional development interview.

Essential Requirements:

  • Full mastery of English across all 4 skills to CEFR C1 / IELTS band 8
  • CELTA, Trinity TESOL, or equivalent initial teaching qualification
  • Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree in any field

Eligibility:

  • Right to work in the EU or hold a visa meaning you are eligible to work in the Czech Republic
  • Be a UK national

Note: Currently we are only able to help UK nationals with their visa procedure. However, please be aware that it is a long process.

Desirable requirements:

  • Experience of working with children in any context is helpful but not essential
  • A degree in pedagogy
  • IHCYLT

Salary and Holidays:

  • Salary: fixed, monthly salary (to be discussed with the shortlisted candidates)
  • Holidays: 2 weeks of paid holidays at Christmas and 1 week of paid holiday in Spring (Spring Holiday)
  • National holidays: Paid national holidays

Benefits:

  • Language classes: 1x90m Czech for Foreigners paid by the school
  • One off relocation fee (3000 czk net)
  • Meal vouchers: 60 czk per every worked day
  • Accommodation: The school will help you find accommodation and will give monthly accommodation allowance of 6000 czk net.

IMPORTANT notice before you apply:

  • The role is open to those who have a visa that allows them to work in the Czech Republic.
  • Please note we will only reply to applicants that fulfil all the above requirements and are shortlisted.
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About the school and city

IH Brno was established in 1990 and continues to be a small and friendly school that enjoys a good reputation in our city.

We teach general English to adults at all levels from beginner to proficiency. We also run exam classes preparing students for the KET, PET, FCE, CAE, CPE and BEC exams

IH Brno hosts an annual Trainers Weekend, and the Imagine Conference - for language teachers. Topics presented typically include listening skills, intercultural communication, making skilful interventions, personal presence, and barriers to communication.