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EFL TEACHER REQUIRED FOR PRIVATE ENGLISH SCHOOL, STARTING IN OCTOBER (Valencia)

Published: 14 May, 2019

THE KENT INSTITUTE

Visit website   mike@kentvalencia.com
Spain, Valencia
Part time

Job title

EFL Teacher

Job description

We are recruiting three dedicated and professional EFL native teachers for the upcoming course, from 1st October, 2019 until June 2020, being available from September 20th for the induction period in which they will become familiar with the school culture. Applicants should be EFL qualified, experienced teachers and passionate about teaching. They should also possess excellent spoken and written communication skills. Join The Kent Institute team and enhance your career in a top quality private school of English. We teach Pre-A1 to C2 level, providing a professional and friendly working atmosphere, in the classroom and among staff.

We offer top working conditions and a nine month renewable contract of up to 20 hours weekly, with a timetable from Monday to Friday evenings and Thursday mornings. Group ages and levels will be assigned according to the applicant´s profile.

We offer:
• Groups of 10/12 students maximum and 4 minimum, strictly classified according to age and level
• Courses taught: General English, most of them aiming at Cambridge Examinations
• Classroom materials and resource library for teachers
• Teacher support in lesson planning and classroom management
• Objectives clearly set at the beginning of each term
• Interactive boards and Wifi in all the classrooms
• Large air-conditioned classrooms with natural light
• Coffee corner

Typical tasks that should be carried out include:
• Preparing creative lesson plans
• Presenting lesson planning in the weekly teacher´s meeting
• Deliver high quality general English lessons using varied communicative language teaching methods
• Apply classroom management skills
• Preparing and setting examination papers
• Marking and providing appropriate feedback on written exams; preparing students for Cambridge English Examinations
• Working in strong collaboration with; creating good rapport with students, peers and superiors

Applicants should be willing to work closely with the directors, the teacher leader and colleagues. Their work will be supervised by the teacher leader and the directors of the school who act as classroom supporters, resource providers, instructional specialists and mentors. New teachers will be offered guidance about instruction, teaching strategies, curriculum, procedure and practices so as to deliver lessons according to the school method and standard.

Why Valencia? Enjoy the peaceful Mediterranean lifestyle and culture in the most dynamic, exciting and friendly Spanish city. Situated on the Eastern coast, Valencia is the third Spanish city in terms of population and is very well connected to the rest of the world thanks to its international airport. Lively and modern, Valencia is trade and culture. Home to two universities, it is a vibrant and youthful city which offers a wide range of entertainment of all kinds, with wonderful weather all year round. The closeness of the coastal mountains makes Valencia coast uniquely attractive. Our school is ideally situated in the University area closed to the beach.

Salary and benefits

In addition to excellent working conditions, we provide a very good salary, above average and stable conditions.

• Paid Christmas, Easter, local and national holidays
• A nine month renewable contract with social security (From October to June)
• Up to 20 teaching hours per week
• Work contract and medical cover

The opportunity to gain experience in a high standard English language teaching school, working in a professional and friendly atmosphere.

Requirements

• Native or bilingual speakers with high proficiency in the use of the English language
• European citizen or with a work permit
• TEFL qualification (preferably CELTA with A or B grade)
• Education to degree level or equivalent qualification
• At least two years' relevant TEFL experience
• Experience in Cambridge English or other official exams preparation
• Good command of Spanish (B1), for applicants willing to work with very young learners
• Dynamic and trustworthy applicants willing to commit to a 9 month contract
• ICT proficient

As well as having the relevant qualifications and previous experience in similar positions candidates will need to show evidence of the following:
• a friendly and confident manner;
• good planning and organisational skills;
• flexibility and an adaptable teaching style.
• accepting to be observed and given feedback on how to reach the students in their classroom. Being open to suggestions and to trying new things to suit students´needs;
• creative skills and ideas for planning practical and interesting lessons;
• tolerance and patience;
• understanding of the challenges the students may have to learning and what approaches might work best with them individually.
• possess the respect of colleagues and supervisors
• understand the culture of the school
• being trustworthy

How to apply

Please email your CV to - mike@kentvalencia.com

On your CV we ask you to give details of the following:
• Biographical information regarding age, nationality and gender
• Details of your qualifications and graduation dates
• A photo
• Details of your employment history in chronological order
• Contact information for up to two professional referees, including your current or most recent employer
• A statement in support of your application, specifying how your professional achievements and experience match the requirements of the job

For further information about our school find us on Facebook or visit our website: www.kentvalencia.com

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