Deadline: Thu 29 Aug 2019 00:00:00 UTC
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Thu 29 Aug 2019 00:00:00 UTC
  • Italy: Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy.
  • I speak English Schools
  • Experience: 2 YEARS
  • Positions: 3
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

Fantastic opportunity to live and work on the beautiful island of Sardinia!
Full-time English Language Teachers required for established schools in Cagliari, Sardinia for academic year 2019/20

Details of Position

I speak English is an established, busy English Language School with two schools in the nearby city centre suburbs of Elmas and Sestu, Cagliari.

Cagliari is the capital city of Sardinia where, in your free time, you can enjoy sightseeing in the charming historic centre, beautiful beaches and weather, great food and a relaxing Mediterranean lifestyle. The island of Sardinia also offers wonderful natural beauty and great opportunities for outdoor pursuits such as hiking, cycling and water sports and much more besides.

Our mission is:

To prepare students to communicate in English

We accomplish this by working to high quality standards, attention to detail and enthusiasm for the profession. Best practices are promoted by the schools and expected from its teaching staff in all areas of the job. We provide a warm, friendly atmosphere for our students which makes for an ideal environment to achieve important goals together.

We teach English to people of all ages, from pre-school to adults, and to all levels (A1-C2 Common European Framework). The school provides courses of General English, International Exam Preparation and ESP. In addition, the schools are accredited Pearson Test Centres (PTE) as well as Cambridge Exam Preparation Centres so our teachers can also gain valuable experience in this department.

Our opening times are Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 10.00pm. In addition, we offer a reduced service on Saturday mornings (9.30am-1.45pm).

Teacher development is assured through an initial training and induction period of 45 hours from mid-September to early October plus regular observations, feedback, workshops, termly appraisals and regular contact with senior members of the teaching staff and the Director of Studies.


Important: applications which do not fulfil these requirements will not be acknowledged.

Minimum requirements
Native level speaker
University graduate
CELTA/TEFL teaching qualification (full-time course with real classroom teaching practice, no online or weekend courses).
All applicants MUST have the legal status to work in the European union.

The ideal candidate will:
- possess at least 1 full year of experience in an English language school teaching young learners and adults in groups and individually (preferably in Italy)
- have excellent interpersonal skills and a friendly but professional approach to the role
- be enthusiastic
- be responsive to feedback from students, senior staff and director of studies
- be reliable and hard-working
- possess an excellent working knowledge of English grammar

In addition, flexibility and a practical attitude are necessary to deal with the day to day demands of a busy school where the needs of the students and the values of the school combine.

The successful teacher will, with the aid of a core text book, be able to plan and prepare interesting, engaging and above all, learner-centred, communicative lessons.

Experience in Italy and some knowledge of the Italian language is an advantage.

Non-essential requirement
A full driving license and car.

NB We also require at least 2 reliable references from previous employers (one of which must be from your most recent previous teaching job)

Salary and Benefits

Contract period

mid-September 2019 - early June 2020 (possibility also to remain for summer school June-July 2020)

Start date: Wednesday 18th September 2019 for School Induction and Training

Remuneration and benefits

Monthly pay:
1280-1400 euros net pay after tax (gross 1800-2000 euros) depending on experience and number of teaching hours (23-25) hours per week

4 weeks paid holiday (Christmas, Easter and public holidays)
100 euro Outward flight from UK/Eire to Cagliari reimbursed
Taxi pick-up on arrival to Cagliari airport
Team building activities
Assistance with settling in to Cagliari and finding accommodation

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