5,000 zloty per calendar month
Start Date: 
Length of Contract: 
9 months
End Date: 
No of vacancies: 
Job Description: 

This post is open only to those with the right to work in the EU.

We are looking for an experienced DELTA qualified teacher to join our team in the role of DoS  for the next academic year. We provide classes for all ages, however the majority of our groups are young learners and so applicants need to demonstrate both experience and genuine interest in this area, a specialist qualification is desirable. We are dedicated to the learning of both our students and teaching staff and we offer regular training sessions and on-going support in all areas of teaching, therefore a personal commitment to professional development along with the ability to develop less experienced teachers is essential. 

IH Katowice is a well-established, small, friendly and supportive school situated in Katowice, Poland. The location is ideal for those who wish to travel within Europe as the city has an excellent transport network.

We offer courses of English to adults, teenagers and young learners as well as business clients. The school delivers preparation courses for Cambridge Main Suite and Young Learner exams. 

The working week is from Monday to Friday. The regular amount of teaching is 21 contracted hours per week plus 1.5 h standby. In-school group teaching is mostly from 15.30 to 20.30 while 1-2-1’s and in-company classes may be timetabled in the mornings, afternoons or evenings. The teaching load (approx. 15 hours per week) will include a mixture of levels and age groups including young learners, teenagers and adults, and the timetable may involve split shifts.


Initial EFL Qualification Required: 
Trinity TESOL, or
IH Certificate, or
other equivalent qualification
Higher EFL Qualification Required: 
Trinity Diploma
or other equivalent qualification
Other Qualifications Required: 
Full mastery of English across all 4 skills to CEFR C2/IELTS band 9
Additional Skills Preferred: 
Young Learners Qualification. Experience in a variety of settings
A degree is required
Date Posted
Wed, 15/03/2017 - 15:55
Visa Details: 
No visa assistance. This post is open only to those with the right to work in the EU.
Flight Details: 
An allowance of 200 zloty is paid with the first salary
Holiday Pay Details: 
Minimum of 20 working days including 2 weeks winter break and approximately 2 weeks at Christmasd
Accommodation Details: 
The school can help teachers find accommodation but contracts are between the teacher and landlord.
Other Info:
We offer 10 free Polish Survival lessons
Katowice is a university city with the University of Silesia and the Silesian Polytechnic based here.  Katowice also boasts an Academy of Music and an Academy of Fine Arts.  This means that there is a large student community in the city.  This attracts many cultural events including concerts of the world’s most famous artists like Sting, U2, Metallica, Robbie Williams, Depeche Mode, Deep Purple and Pink Floyd held in Katowice, in the most famous Polish sport and concert hall ‘Spodek’ ( i.e. ‘Flying Saucer’ and refers to the specific architectural style of the building). In your spare time you may chose from a plethora of clubs, bars, restaurants, cafes, go to one of the three multiplex cinemas (including an Imax Cinema) or go shopping in the one of many shopping centres and hypermarkets including Ikea, Geant, Carrefour and Tesco in the Silesia Centre shopping mall (the biggest in Poland). You can also enjoy a walk in the biggest park in Europe, located in the neighbouring town of Chorzów. Katowice is an excellent base for exploring Poland and Central Europe with connections to Prague, Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest, and easy links to Krakow and Wroclaw by train. The Beskidy Mountains are nearby to the south for hiking in the summer and skiing in the winter. Useful links on Poland and Katowice ( including map of Europe, Poland and the Silesia Region)