Full or part-time qualified English language teacher

Deadline: Mon 13 Sep 2021 00:00:00 UTC
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Mon 13 Sep 2021 00:00:00 UTC
  • Italy: Elmas, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy.
  • I speak English
  • Experience: 3 YEARS
  • Positions: 2
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

Job Summary
Incredible opportunity to teach English in a supportive, progressive and accredited school in beautiful Sardinia!
Part and Full-time qualified English Language Teachers required to join our existing team of highly qualified and experienced permanent full-time teachers for the academic year 2021/22.

Details of Position

I speak English is a progressive, dynamic and friendly English Language School in the suburb of Elmas, minutes from the beautiful city centre of Cagliari. We are looking to add one or two new teachers to our professional team of permanent staff for the Elmas, Cagliari location. The school is an authorised Pearson exam centre, N.84932, and Cambridge ESOL exam preparation centre.

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 at I speak English is: To prepare students to communicate in English :)

We accomplish this by working to high quality standards, through attention to detail and with great enthusiasm for the profession. Best practices are promoted by the school 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, we are also an accredited Pearson Test Centre (PTE centre no. 84932) as well as Cambridge Exam Preparation Centre so our teachers can also gain valuable experience as exam interlocutors. Our courses are complemented by a range of extra services such as conversation classes, grammar lab, email in English and multimedia resources such as Pearson's My English Lab and brought to life with our interactive whiteboard technology in order to give students the most complete service possible. We also offer in-house and online lessons to cater to a wider range of needs.

Our main opening times are Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 8.30pm. Full-time teachers are required to work 23 hours a week on average and the majority of lessons are in the afternoon/evenings.

Teacher development is assured through an initial training and induction period from mid-September to early October plus ongoing CPD with workshops, webinars, regular observations, feedback, appraisals and bimonthly meetings with the Head of Young learners, Asst. Director of Studies the Director of Studies. We also subsidise the DELTA distance module A for teachers who go on to do a second year with us and it is also possible to train to become a speaking examiner through our school.


Minimum requirements
Native level speaker
University graduate
CELTA/TEFL/CELTYL/TESOL teaching qualification (full-time course with real classroom teaching practice, no online or weekend courses).

The ideal candidate will:
- possess at least 3 full years of experience in an English language school teaching young learners and adults in groups and individually (preferably in Italy)
- have experience with Young learners and enjoy teaching Young Learners
- have excellent interpersonal skills and a friendly but professional approach to the role
- be enthusiastic
- be flexible and responsive to feedback from students, senior staff and director of studies
- be reliable, practical and hard-working
- possess an excellent working knowledge of English grammar

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 for students of all ages.

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

Salary and Benefits

Remuneration and benefits
Fully comprehensive contract with social security payments in Italy
Monthly pay for part-time, 15hrs, to full-time, 23hrs, 800-1400 euros net pay after tax (gross 1000-2000 euros) depending on level of experience and qualifications.
100 euro Outward flight from UK/Eire to Cagliari reimbursed
Airport taxi paid on arrival
Christmas flight home paid up to 100 euros.
4 weeks paid holiday (Christmas, Easter and public holidays)
Monthly social events, meals, drinks, Halloween, Christmas and Easter parties, outdoor excursions, student get-together events, Italian /English language conversation exchanges for our teachers and more!

Assistance with bureaucracy and language as well as settling in to Cagliari and finding accommodation using our team of experienced support staff
TFR (trattamento fine rapporto) severance pay approx. 1 month for every year of service completed.

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