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Native Level ESL TEACHER

Published: 5 Mar, 2019

Busy Bee Academy

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Spain, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Job title

ESL Teacher

Job description

Busy Bee Academy is a language centre passionate about delivering exciting and dynamic classes that really make a difference to our customers and enable them to learn in a comfortable fun way. We are a young, energetic and fun business to work with based in a beautiful part of the city of Las Palmas. 

We are currently looking for a number of enthusiastic, motivated and reliable teachers to join our growing team of academic professionals.

The role of a Busy Bee Academy English teacher is open to all graduates or experienced and motivated teachers. We value candidates with teaching credentials and/or experience teaching Montessori, early childhood, teenagers or adults.

We will value above all talent and a clear vocation for teaching.

We are going through an expansion phase and therefore have a number of projects available from working with Young Learners aged 3 -12 or teenagers.

All projects involve:
• classroom management and basic administration
• planning, preparing and delivering lessons to a range of classes and age groups
• preparing and setting tests, examination papers and graded exercises
• marking and providing appropriate feedback on oral and written work
• devising and producing new materials, including audiovisual resources
Skills required:
• friendly and confident manner
• good planning and organisational skills
• the ability to work under pressure
• flexibility and an adaptable teaching style
• creative skills and ideas for developing the syllabus with practical and interesting lessons
• excellent communication and listening skills
• sensitivity, tolerance and patience
• sufficient Spanish to provide feedback to clients or children’s parents

Typically 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday afternoons, Saturday mornings.

Starting September 2019

Salary and benefits

Starting salaries vary depending on experience and further qualifications.


We expect you to hold one of the following qualifications:

• Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA)
• Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CertTESOL)
• Young Learners (YL) Extension to CELTA
• Teaching Young Learners Extension Certificate (TYLEC)

Candidates must be native level speakers authorised to work in the EU and provide us with a police criminal records check from both Spain and your home country.

Experience teaching Trinity or the Cambridge syllabus to young learners or adults is desirable.

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