TEFL in Varna, Bulgaria
Date posted:2006-11-28 | Writer: English Academy Varna | Email: email@example.com
English Academy in Varna is recruiting 1 full time member of staff to teach up to 24 teaching hours a week to start on 8th January 2007
English Academy is an independant school in the heart of Varna. We currently have 4 teachers from England and our unique selling point is that all of our teachers are all qualified native speakers. We currently have 130 adult students studying General, business and exam classes. Initial contracts last for 6 months with the possibility to extend after this period.
A large amount of the teaching takes place at weekends. Therefore teachers working weeks are usually Tuesday to Saturday or Wednesday to Sunday.
The ideal candidate will have experience teaching a range of levels at a range of different ages.
To apply, you should send your CV, cover letter and recent photo to mark@englishacademy bg.com
Suitable candidates will be shortlisted and will be asked for a telephone interview.
1st Degree in any subject
Recognised teaching certificate.Â
Minimum 1 year teaching experience at a range of levels
Experience teaching adults
Native speaker - UK and Ireland preferred due to Visa regulations.
Experience teaching Cambridge exams and examiner status
Experience teaching Business English
Experience working outside home country
Full time teachers receive a guaranteed monthly salary of 1, 300 leva (CELTA) or 1, 500 leva (DELTA). Currently, the Bulgarian lev is fixed to the Euro so this is between 667-770 Euros. The cost of living in Bulgaria is considerably lower than Western Europe and you can have a comfortable lifestyle with this salary. Currently the average salary in Bulgaria is 350 Leva.
Alternatively, teachers can opt to be paid hourly and will recieve 15 leva an hour with CELTA or 17 Leva an hour with a DELTA.
Food: 3-6 leva for a main dish in a reasonable restaurant
Drinks: Beer 1 to 2 leva for 500ml in a restaurant. 0.60 leva in a supermarket.
Accommodation: A 1 bedroom apartment in the centre of town costs approx. 200 euros per month.
Transport: 0.60 leva for a bus ticket, 0.59 leva/ km for a taxi, 26 leva for a bus to Sofia.
Holiday (Full time Only - not hourly paid)
1 year contacts receive 20 days paid holiday a year, plus approx 10 days public holidays which the school closes for.
Shorter contracts recieve this pro rata
All holiday dates are decided by English Academy Varna and must be taken outside of term times. These holidays are mainly over Christmas and Easter.
English Academy will pay for the employers part of national healthcare contributions.
Assistance will be provided in finding accommodation on arrival. However the cost of accommodation is to be met by the teacher.
For more information on the school and Varna, take a look at our website : Contact us or email mark@englishacademy bg.com