Senior Teacher

Senior Teacher
€1250 pcm before tax (32%)
Start Date: 
Length of Contract: 
9 Months with the possibility to extend
End Date: 
No of vacancies: 
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 Business English, Tourism 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 provide assistance with IH online courses.

Initial EFL Qualification Required: 
Trinity TESOL, or
Higher EFL Qualification Required: 
At least one Delta module completed
Additional Skills Preferred: 
A Senior Teacher is given specific responsibilities and therefore we are looking for someone with skills and expertise that they are willing to share with our team.
Date Posted
Thu, 22/03/2018 - 12:00
Visa Details: 
The school assists all new full-time teachers to obtain Latvian residency cards
Flight Details: 
The school will pay up to €250 for flights/baggage allowance for each academic year,
Holiday Pay Details: 
All national public holidays plus 15 days paid holiday, a portion of which must be taken at Christmas
Accommodation Details: 
The school is able to provide shared accommodation at an exceptionally reasonable rate, bills (capped), (except TV/internet included).
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.