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Teaching English in Poland
Date posted:2012-05-22 | Writer: WORD School of Foreign Languages | Email: email@example.com
WORD School of Foreign Languages is now accepting applications from TEFL qualified teachers for the upcoming school year (Oct.2012-June 2013). We are looking for qualified and resourceful teachers to teach English to children, teenagers and adults.
Word School is a very successful private language school in Tarnobrzeg, Poland. It has been in operation for 17years. Tarnobrzeg is in south-east Poland. It has a population of 55,000. It is a quiet safe town. We run English and German language programs, as well as in-company Business English courses. We also prepare students for Cambridge Examinations (FCE,CAE, CPE, BEC 1/2/3).
The classes have a maximum of 12 students. Students are placed in classes according to English ability. The courses we offer include 8 levels of progression, from Elementary to CPE. We have Polish teachers teaching English to our younger student population. Regular classes take place in the afternoons (3:30-8:30) Monday to Friday. There is the possibility of morning classes during the week and on Saturdays depending on the availability of students and outside contracts. One class is 90 minutes. (45 minutes = 1 teaching hour). Business classes take place in the mornings or afternoons, Monday to Friday. The school year begins at the beginning of October and ends mid-June. Students enroll in a 120 hour course. This is 30 weeks and classes are twice a week. (4 hours a week)
• organizes English Song Festival and Drama Festival annually
• runs language summer camps
Teachers are responsible for preparation, delivery and evaluation of pre-programmed English courses. Coursebooks, syllabus, teaching resources and additional materials are provided. Student progress profiles are to be kept and mid-term and final reports written.
Base Teaching Assignment
24 assigned teaching hours a week (45 mins = 1 hour) + 2 hours/week for social programs/tutoring etc.
1 hour administration/planning meeting once a week
-Business applicants must have related experience
-some teaching experience preferred
-positive attitude about teaching and adjusting to a new culture
Single furnished apartments within walking distance of the school -
PAID BY THE SCHOOL ( utilities paid by the teacher)
Salary and Benefits
Very competitive local salary
work visa and permit paid for by the school/assistance with the visa application
All Polish National Holidays observed/ 4 weeks paid holidays during the school year
Free and unlimited Internet Access (at the school and the apartments)
Travel Stipend 400 USD at the completion of the contract
Free Polish classes
Please send your cv with a photo to the e-mail address given on the job heading.