Senior Teacher

Riga
Latvia
Senior Teacher
‎€1250 pcm (before tax)
Start Date: 
06/09/2017
Length of Contract: 
9 Months with the possibility to extend
End Date: 
02/06/2018
No of vacancies: 
1
Job Description: 

EU Citizens only can be considered for this post or those who have the right work in the EU.  In addition, at least one Delta module completed by the start of the contract and a minimum of two years post-CELTA experience​ is required.

International House Riga is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced teacher who is interested in Academic Management and Teacher Training.

The role of Senior Teacher combines teaching with management responsibilities such as exams, young learners, social activities and technology. There are also opportunties to give training seminars, train as a trainer for one of the many courses offered by IH and attend conferences and training days.

A Senior Teacher teaches up to 108 academic hours per month and is also available for 12-15 hours of management duties over the same period.

We provide group (up to 12 students) and individual lessons for learners of all ages. Whilst the majority of our students are young learners (3 to 18 years old), we do have a number of adult classes.

Where possible we try to arrange teacher timetables according to teacher strengths and preferences and avoiding split shifts.

We also offer a number of specialist programmes such as 'Professional English' for adults and IELTS preparation.

The school is open six days a week (09:00 - 21:00 Mon-Fri, 10:00 - 16:00 Sat). Teachers have two full days off per week (Sunday plus one week day).

IH Riga provides academic support in the form of weekly training seminars (compulsory for full-time teachers) and both formal and informal observations. We are also able to provide a number of IH courses face-to-face and assist financially with IH online courses.

Initial EFL Qualification Required: 
CELTA, or
other equivalent qualification
Additional Skills Preferred: 
Ideally, a Senior Teacher should have taken at least one Delta module or be preparing to do so
Degree: 
No
Date Posted
Tue, 11/04/2017 - 12:40
Visa Details: 
Only EU nationals or those with the right to work in the EU can be considered for this post. The school will assist new teachers in obtaining Latvian residency permits
Flight Details: 
Up to ‎€250 upon successful completion of contract
Holiday Pay Details: 
All national public holidays plus 15 days paid holiday, a portion of which must be taken at Christmas
Accommodation Details: 
‎€100 is deducted from teachers' monthly salaries to rent shared accommodation close to the school. All bills (capped) included except for internet
IH Riga was founded in 1993 and joined IHWO a decade later. The school is situated in the centre of the city within five minutes walk of historic Old Riga. Working with us is an opportunity to work as part of an exceptional team of dedicated teachers. Full-time teachers have their own classrooms which they are encouraged to decorate with students' work. Laptops and projectors are also available for use in class and WiFi is available throughout the school. Riga is a historic trade port boasting unique early 20th Century architecture. There are excellent over-land transport links to the other Baltic states, sea lanes to Scandinavia and a wealth of direct budget flights to major European cities.