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EFL/ESL teacher needed for small school in the north of Portugal

Published: 29 Oct, 2019

Centro Britanico do Alto Minho

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Portugal, Viana do Castelo
Full time

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Job description

Join a team of professional and enthusiastic teachers in a well-established school founded in 1996 in the centre of Viana do Castelo. The school has about 300 students and a staff of 7 teachers. We hold very high academic standards and have extensive experience and success in Cambridge and Trinity exams. The school provides dynamic communicative classes to small groups of students (max. 12) of all ages from 6 to adults.

Viana do Castelo is a coastal town about 70 kilometres north of Oporto. We are also very close to the Spanish border.

6 month contract until July 5th

January 6th 2020 – to July 5th 2020

Salary and benefits

Competitive rates (details available on application)

Full time employment contract up to 24 teaching hours/week (mostly afternoon and evenings) plus Saturday mornings if need be.

Paid holidays over Easter and any local or national holidays which fall within the contractual period

Legal employment contract with full social security contributions paid by school

Possibilities for further training/teacher development

Accommodation provided – 1 bedroom apartment - 20 min walk to school. Electricity and water included – Internet and tv service also included

Flight allowance to a maximum of 200€ with receipt

Baggage allowance (importation of belongings to a maximum of 125€ with receipt


Minimum CELTA or Trinity CertTESOL qualified

Native level speaker of English

Minimum of 2 years relevant teaching experience

A positive attitude, highly motivated and enthusiastic with a drive to develop and grow both personally and professionally with our school. Good socializer and good classroom management skills.

Applicants must enjoy teaching children and teenagers and have recent experience. Applicants will also teach adults in the evening, 1to1 and company work off base.

Some experience with Cambridge (ESOL) exams preferred.

EU national or non EU with valid work permit for Portugal.

Driving licence a benefit

How to apply

If you meet these requirements, please forward your CV with covering letter and photo to the DoS – Anabela Reis Alves – References are essential and will be verified by Director.

You may visit our website or Facebook page - Centro Britanico do Alto Minho – to obtain more information on the school.

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