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ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER NEEDED FOR IMMEDIATE START!

Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline:
  • Poland: Torun.
  • International House Torun, Szkola Jezykja Angielskiego sp. zo.o. sp. k.
    Responds to 80-90% of job applications usually within 20 hours
  • Experience: NOT APPLICABLE
  • Positions: 1

Job Summary

The base salary starts at 1700PLN a month (going up to 2175PLN a month) depending on experience working for other schools within the International House World Organisation or IH Torun. The package includes free accommodation in a shared, return flights (from within Europe) and weekly basic conversational Polish classes.

Fully-furnished accommodation is provided in a single room in a shared flat (shared with one other teacher). The flat is a 20 mins walk away from the school.

Details of Position

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated teacher with EU or UK citizenship + CELTA/CertTESOL who wants to pursue teaching English as their career and is looking for teacher development.

The position is for the current 2021/22 academic year with an immediate start and lasting until 30th June 2022 (with the possibility of staying on for the 2022/23 academic year). International House Torun has an excellent reputation for its continuous professional development that it offers its teachers. Come and be part of our team!

If you are looking to develop as a teacher, then IH Torun is the school to work at. We offer teacher development sessions once a week as well as weekly free basic conversational Polish lessons with a qualified Polish teacher. You will be teaching up to 25 Teaching hours of English (25 x 45 mins) each week in a fun, friendly and supportive school. Your classes will include a mixture of Young Learners (10-12) as well as teenagers (13-17) at a variety of CEFR levels. Twice a week you will also have to commute to our satellite school in Inowroclaw (45 mins away). There is no weekend teaching, though on some Saturdays (no more than 4 a year) you'll be involved in some social events.

NB. Depending on the current pandemic situation, there is a possibility that some teaching will be conducted online. Teaching is indeed currently face to face, but do be prepared to be flexible in case we do have to move online again.

We welcome enthusiastic teachers who have some experience, though newly-qualified will also be considered.

Torun is a great place to live and work; certainly it's a home away from home! IH Torun is a small school but is very well-known within the ELT community for its great focus on teacher development. In 2018 we celebrated our 25th anniversary.

Every year, we organise the IH Torun Teacher Training Day. Our most recent event took place on 6th November with Jeremy Harmer live in person. We have also had other big name ELT presenters in the past such as Scott Thornbury, Adrian Underhill, Carol Read, Jill Hadfield, Jon Hird, Katherine Bilsborough, Rob Howard, Hugh Dellar, John Hughes and Marjorie Rosenberg. We also offer extensive CPD opportunities. If you think teaching English is your career and you want to progress and improve, then this is definitely the school for you.

For more information about the school please visit our website (link below).

Qualifications

CELTA, or Trinity TESOL is absolutely essential (with a minimum of 6 hours of observed teaching and 120 hours of input). AN ONLINE TEFL COURSE ON ITS OWN, IS NOT SUFFICIENT.
Mastery of English at CEFR level C2/IELTS band 9 or above. Experience of teaching Young Learners and Teenagers is an advantage.

Salary and Benefits

The base salary starts at 1700PLN a month (going up to 2175PLN a month) depending on experience working for other schools within the International House World Organisation. The package includes free accommodation in a shared fully-furnished flat, return flights (from within Europe) and weekly basic conversational Polish classes.

Accommodation is provided in a single room in a shared flat (shared with one other male teacher). The flat is a 20 mins walk away from the school. All flats are modern and fully-furnished.

We cover return flights from within Europe with a low-cost airline. The one way inbound flight is reimbursed at the start of the contract and the outbound return flight is reimbursed at the end of the contract.

Overall benefits:
- Transport to out-of-town contracts is provided, and salary increments paid
- Outstanding INSETT programme and CPD opportunities including free entry to the annual IH Torun International Teacher Training Day which attracts big names in the world of TEFL (past presenters include Jeremy Harmer, Scott Thornbury, Adrian Underhill, Carol Read, Marjorie Rosenberg, Hugh Dellar and John Hughes). Teachers also attend an annual teacher training day at our sister school (IH Bydgoszcz)
- Chance to present and lead your own sessions during the INSETT programme
- Chance to present during the annual IH Online Teachers Conference (beamed around the world)
- Basic Polish lessons with a qualified Polish language teacher are provided once a week
- All EU citizens are eligible for free national healthcare under the Polish health system. Teachers MUST bring a valid European Health Card with them. The cost of medication and dental care are not covered
- Shared accommodation in single bedrooms in a local, fully-furnished flat.
- Return flights from within Europe. The one way ticket is reimbursed at the start of the contract and again at the end of the contract
- All teachers returning to IH Torun receive a monthly increment of 10% on top of their basic salary
- Having IH Torun on your CV looks great as we are highly regarded within the International House organisation

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