English Teacher experienced in Cambridge exams and young learners

Published: 21 Aug, 2020

BBE School of English

Visit website   sarah@bigbenenglish.es
Spain, Puente Genil
Full time

Job title

EFL Teacher

Job description

Enthusiastic and committed native level EFL teacher (native or C2 level qualified) for a very well-run language school with an excellent reputation, to teach students ranging from 5 years old to teenagers, including Cambridge exam preparation.

September start. A small Andalusian town that has a very low cost of living and a high quality of life. The contract runs until 30th June 2021.

Young learners and teenagers make up our student base and therefore we are extremely interested in teachers who have experience with these groups. We are looking for teachers who genuinely like working with children, believe teaching should be fun and dynamic, and have the necessary enthusiasm and energy.

The school has a very good reputation and is the largest in the town. It is well-organized, professional and well-resourced with plenty of support and materials for teachers. The work environment is friendly, open and professional, in spacious air-conditioned classrooms (each teacher has their own classroom, so no running from class to class) each equipped with a computer, internet, an interactive whiteboard and projector.

The school is located in Puente Genil, which is in the centre of Andalusia. The town has a population of 30,000 and these positions would suit teachers who prefer a lifestyle away from a big city and who would like the opportunity to experience Spanish life and culture in a town, rather than a city. The plus side of being a town, is that it is extremely cheap to live here. Puente Genil has a train and bus station and is well-situated for seeing Andalusia, being 30 minutes from Cordoba, 2 hours from Malaga, and 1.5 hours from Seville and 2 hours from Granada.

Salary and benefits

Extremely competitive Spanish salary: 22 teaching hours per week. 1250€ - 1300€ net (depending on experience) per month.

The teaching timetable is afternoons only with a very short Friday and no weekend work.

Paid induction training.

Opportunities to develop as teachers through professional in-house training sessions for 2 to 3 hours a week during the first term.

Examining work carried out in addition to a teacher's normal timetable will be paid extra.

Full Social Security cover and health cover.

2 weeks fully paid holiday at Christmas, 1 week at Easter plus all local and national holidays.

Full help given in finding accommodation (note that in southern Spain, and being a town, not a city, rental prices are extremely low with the average price of a one-bedroom being 300€/month).

Full help getting residency documents and the administration costs involved will be also be paid by the company. EU passport holders must only apply, as we are unable to obtain residency papers for non-EU passport holders.

Requirements

Native level English speaker (must hold a C2 English qualification if non-native).

EU passport holders ONLY due to work visa restrictions.

Education: University degree level (must provide certification).

CELTA or equivalent. Qualified PGCE teachers are also welcome to apply for the post.

Minimum of 2 year’s experience teaching children in groups, as opposed to one-to-one classes, is required. However, applicants with good CELTA results who have less experience/excellent references will be considered for the post.

Cambridge exam preparation experience is necessary, although strong candidates without it will be considered if willing to be fully trained in the first term in addition to the above-stated workload.

IWB experience is necessary. Again, candidates without it will be considered if willing to be fully trained in the first term in addition to the above-stated workload.

Online teaching experience is desirable.

Outstanding classroom management skills are a must, as are excellent organisational skills, flexibility and a willingness to follow our very successful teaching methodology.

2 recent references from previous posts are required, including at least 1 from a teaching post.

Knowledge of Spanish is not necessary, although the ability to live independently is.

The salary is extremely competitive because we expect only highly dedicated, professional teachers. We are an established, friendly school and have the reputation of being the best and most professional school in the town.

How to apply

If you are interested in joining our friendly, professional team, please send your updated application with a recent photo to: sarah@bigbenenglish.es

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