Deadline: Tue 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Bulgaria, Varna
  • English Academy Varna, Bulgaria
  • Experience: 1 YEAR
  • Positions: 1
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

Native speaker level YL and adult teachers required to teach in Varna, Bulgaria
Benefits include guaranteed hours and a salary of 20+ leva per hour (approx 10 euro)
Teaching children at weekends, adults in the week
Only 10 minutes walk to the beach
20-24 hours a week guaranteed
Modern, well equipped school with small class sizes
British owned school with 13 native speaking teachers
Chance for development and to apply to become a Cambridge examiner

Details of Position

English Academy Varna is looking for a teacher who can teach both adults and children to join the team in Varna for 1 year. Ideally, the candidate would be available to start teaching as soon as possible, with experience with both adults and children.
The position comes with a salary of 20 leva after tax per teaching hour (approx 10 euro) for onsite classes and 25 leva per hour for offsite lessons. The contract is full time until 12 December 2018 and comes with a guaranteed 20-24 teaching hours per week. We currently have 35 young learner groups with children aged between 6-14, divided by both age and ability and 20 adult groups.
Class sizes are a maximum of 8 for the younger children and 12 for the older children and adults.
The school works on a 4 term basis (Jan-April, April-June, July-August and September to December) and teachers are allocated classes at the start of each term and are expected to teach the same group until the end of that term. Adult classes are in the evenings on weekdays and young learners during the day on weekends. This position comes with a guaranteed 2 days off in a row, but it is likely that you will work weekends. Additional hours can be offered during the week with individual and offsite clients.

Students are given a coursebook at the start of the course and this is used as a guide. However, teachers are expected to supplement the course with additional materials to make the lessons more interesting.
The school is well resourced with 2 large photocopiers, computers, cd's and TV's in most rooms and new modern furniture. We currently employ 13 native speakers and 5 local staff. We also currently have 450 students and offer over 50 different classes at all levels. The school is well located in the centre of Varna and is also only a 10 minute walk from the beach.
Upon arrival in Varna we will meet you at the airport and provide central hotel accommodation for your first 3 days. During this time, one of the school secretaries will arrange viewings of various apartments which meet your requirements and will accompany you to visit them. Most of the teachers are staying in central accommodation, within 15 minutes of the school for around 400 leva/200 euro a month for a 1 bedroom apartment.
For more details on the school, please visit our website or facebook page. Please remember to include a cover letter in your application, addressed to the Director, Mark McTaggart, outlining why you are interested in the position. Interviews will be held via skype or face to face where possible.


At least 2 out of 3 of the following
- University degree (any subject)
- Teaching qualification (CELTA preferred)
- 2 years teaching experience
The teacher should be either a native speaker of English or certified to C2 level in English. As a young learner teacher, you should be friendly and energetic as well as experienced to deal with the groups of young children.
Due to local regulations, the successful candidate must have the right to work in the EU.

Salary and Benefits

- 20 leva per hour, tax free with a guaranteed minimum of 20-24 contact hours per week during term times.
- Airport pickup if required
- Initial 3 days hotel in the centre of Varna for teachers not currently residing in Bulgaria
- Full assistance in finding accommodation on arrival
- 2 continuous days off a week
- Assistance registering for residence card (paid for by the school for EU residents)

Company Details

English Academy Varna, Bulgaria
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