Energetic Teacher Wanted to Teach EFL in Poland

Date posted:2005-02-15 | Writer: \"Big Ben\" School of English | Email: [email protected]

"Big Ben" is a medium-size private language school, based in a beautiful and calm southern part of Wroclaw, one of the biggest, oldest and liveliest towns in Poland. The school was established in 2000 and has been rapidly growing ever since. Offering effective teaching methods, high standard of service and organization as well as a very pleasant atmosphere, it soon gained reputation and popularity (ranked 4th best in Wroclaw, one of the best in Poland by Polish edition of Newsweek Magazine).

"Big Ben" is urgently looking for enthusiastic, creative and reliable teachers - native speakers of English to start in the end of February 2005/beginning of March 2005.

qualifications / skills needed:
- TEFL certificate (TEFL/TESOL/CELTA or equivalent)
- B.A./M.A.
- Experience desirable
- EU passport preferred

we offer:
- very competitive local salary
- full-time (20 - 30 teaching hours a week) renewable contract
- guaranteed minimum weekly workload
- assistance with finding accomodation
- friendly and professional working environment
- great chances for personal development
- a contact person to assist teachers with any challenges of daily life in Poland
- airport pick-up

Please send us your full CV and a photo to [email protected]

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching.


The form of the various past tenses can be explained fairly easily, as they are generally the same for all verbs (except the past simple irregular verbs which are the typical English nightmare to learn) The usage becomes more difficult to explain, especially to lower level learners as the English required to explain usage is somewhat complicated in itself. As usual, repeated use, with corrections and explanations, is the key.This unit provided a good review of the parts of speech that make up proper sentences. In particular, I had forgotten the five main types of nouns (common, proper, compound, abstract and collective). Also, the actual use of gerunds--while I did it correctly--had escaped me over the years. For example, I had forgotten that a gerund is simply the \"ing\" form of a verb (e.g., \"Studying proper sentence structure is important.\")