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Employment teaching EFL in Poland
Date posted:2005-07-19 | Writer: Speed School of English | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We employ native speakers of English exclusively, and we currently have teachers on our staff from Great Britain, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. We pride ourselves on our friendly and motivating work environment. We currently have teaching positions available in our five schools in the south of Poland: Bielsko-Biala, Gliwice, Opole, Tychy, and Wroclaw, starting in September and October 2005. We are looking for creative and confident English teachers willing to teach students of all ages and you will find them very friendly and eager to learn. Bielsko-Biala, Gliwice, Opole, Tychy, and Wroclaw are ideally located for all those interested in Central and Eastern Europe. Places of great tourist and cultural interest in Poland like Krakow or the skiing resorts in the Polish mountains are in close vicinity, and they will also make a perfect set-out point for visitors to Warsaw, Prague, Budapest or Berlin. Our school does offer more than just the chance for a good time ? the teaching work is challenging, at times demanding and also varied. Our teachers organise student clubs and charity events, give lectures, and contribute to the creation of the school community. We strongly encourage applications from those who have teaching qualifications and teaching experience. However, it could be the ideal starting place for a new career we have in place a well-designed teacher training program which will continue to assist you long after the initial phase is completed. As we try to recruit our managerial staff from among our teaching staff, we can offer great prospects for promotion and we are willing to subsidise further training for our teachers. Even though our school is relatively young, many teachers who have worked for us have already benefited from the experience they gained here. We offer our teachers a very competitive package. All in all, the school is a great place to learn, advance, and discover your strengths. We offer our teachers a very competitive package, including: Basic contract information is as follows: Guaranteed minimum teaching workload of 26 hours/week. Salary starting at 30 PLN net (after tax) per one teaching hour (i.e. 50 minutes). Monthly net income amounts to approximately 3, 200 PLN based on the guaranteed workload. Optional extension of workload of up to 38 hours/week (when available), which gives a net income of approximately 5, 200 PLN . Airfare allowance of 1200 PLN (paid after a teacher has worked until the end of the contract). Work permit and translation of all documents from English into Polish. Assistance with healthcare. (The school pays for basic healthcare at private clinics if a teacher becomes ill, and covers the cost of doctors appointments, emergency first-aid and the cost of obtaining prescriptions. The teacher pays only for medication.) On-going professional development (in-house training sessions, workshops and external seminars). Ski-passes (if you are a skier or willing to learn how to ski). Airport pick-up. Free Polish lessons. Allocated accommodation. Free Internet access A contact person at each school to assist teachers with any challenges of daily life in Poland. Friendly environment Our teachers are expected: to participate in an initial intensive teacher training session, as well as regular professional development sessions (workshops, case studies, student focus groups) to conduct lessons (usually in the afternoons between 3.30 pm and 9.20 pm, and additionally in the mornings and on Saturdays on a rotational basis). to assess their students: conduct and correct tests and homework to prepare and conduct lectures on topics of interest (such as culture and sport) twice a semester to participate in the school's teacher and student social events to participate in peer observations to provide students with consultation hours (twice/ week) Please find enclosed our job application form and a recruitment handbook with detailed information about the school, our teachers and life in Poland. You can also check out our website at: Contact us Our recruitment procedure is as follows: 1. We would like to arrange a phone interview with you on Monday 18th July at 8am your time (5pm Poland). Please could you additionally confirm your landline contact number and time zone (USA/AZ). The person conducting the interview is Andrzej Stoszek email@example.com . The interview will approximately take 30- 40 minutes. If the time is not convenient for you, please let us know and indicate a more appropriate time to call you. Could you also confirm the telephone number you can be reached at or shall we use the number provided on your resume? In the meantime, please fill out the application form using the attached file and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible, ideally before the interview. Alternatively, your resume and application can be faxed to +48 32 301-16-45. 2. After a successful interview and confirmation of your interest in the position, we will require the following in order to proceed with formal employment procedures: Digital scan of your university diploma and/or TEFL/CELTA/TESOL certificate Digital scans of a few photos of you and your friends (snapshots) Digital scan of the front page of your passport For quality purposes, we require that your files be sent electronically to email@example.com . Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to email or call me. I look forward to hearing from you soon. Kind regards, Cathy Bates SPEED School of English Recruitment Coordinator Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +48 691 959 414 Fax: +48 32 301 16 45 ul. Zwyciestwa 14, 44-100 Gliwice POLAND