- Start Date: 05/09/2018
- Duration: 9 Months with the possibility to extend
- Salary: €950 - €1250 pcm before tax ( 32%) depending on qualifications and experience
Essential role requirements:
- You must have a CELTA, Trinity TESOL, or equivalent initial teaching qualification
- The role is open only to those with the right to work in the EU/ Latvia
International House Riga Satva is looking for enthusiastic teachers for the 2018-19 academic year.
Full-time teachers work up to 120 academic hours per four-week period (averaging 30 academic hours per week). Classes are mainly in the afternoon and evening (except for Saturdays) although there are some morning adult classes.
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.
We make every effort to arrange teachers' timetables according to their strengths and preferences and avoiding split shifts.
We also offer a number of specialist programmes such as 'Professional English' for adults 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 other day).
IH Riga provides academic support in the form of weekly training seminars during the academic year (compulsory for full-time teachers) and both formal and informal observations. We also offer a number of IH courses face-to-face (IHCYLT, IHVYL) and can assist financially with IH online courses. IH Riga is also a Delta Module One examination centre and we offer free preparation for all our teachers.
The school assists all new full-time teachers to obtain their Latvian residency cards
The school will pay up to €250 for flights/baggage allowance for each academic year,
The school is able to provide shared accommodation at an exceptionally reasonable rate, bills (except TV/internet included).
About the school and the City:
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.
Take a look at the school page here.