German Teacher - Start September 2022

Sunny Canadian International School
CZK 42,000 - 47,000  •   Full-time  •   Prague
Seniority: Senior  •  Education: Bachelor

German teacher for Bilingual Elementary First Stage, Second Stage and High School – Immediate start

Required qualifications:

  • Native German speaker or C1 level non-native German

  • University bachelor’s degree

Preferred qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or post graduate qualification in teaching (not TEFL/ CELTA)

  • Previous full-time classroom German teaching experience

Candidate should be:

  • Organized

  • Supportive

  • Flexible

  • Efficient

  • Communicative

  • IT competent (MS Teams etc)

  • Energetic

  • Sociable

  • Willing to go the extra mile for students and colleagues

Detailed Terms:

  • Initial teaching contracts are 1-2 years, with 40 days annual paid holiday.

  • Weekly working hours include lesson instruction, staff meetings, collaborative planning, parent consultations, lunch, breaks and/or recess supervision, and substitution as needed. Kindergarten teachers are also responsible for supervising Morning Club or Afterschool Club one day per week. Teachers without a full teaching load may be required to fill their schedules with additional tutorials, extra courses, or other duties. Working hours also include participation in extracurricular activities such as special events, team building, celebrations, parent meetings, and other school related activities which sometimes happen outside of normal school hours. Specific examples include Christmas markets, Halloween party, and Easter celebrations.

  • Health insurance (including dental care) and social benefits are paid by the school.

  • SCIS employs an external visa consultant to facilitate securing work and residency visas.

  • Sick leave is compensated according to the Czech national health system.

  • Classes take one week-long trip per year in the spring. Teachers may be asked to join in leading such overnight trips.

  • Classes spend one sleepover at school per year. Teachers may be asked to join in planning and supervising such overnight events.

  • Due to our school’s unique bilingual model and rapid growth, teachers are expected to actively contribute to curriculum design and enhancement.

About us:

SCIS consists of four parts: an English Kindergarten (ages 2-6), a bilingual Elementary School first stage (Grades 1-5), bilingual Second

Stage (Grades 6-9), and bilingual High School (grades 10-13). In the Elementary and High Schools, approximately half of the curriculum content is delivered in Czech and half in English. The maximum number of students in classes are 14 for Kindergarten, 21 for Elementary, and 25 for high school. We are located in a suburb of Prague with a modern, purpose built, school building, a large green space playground, and a forest nearby. About 80% of children come from Czech families and 20% from various nationalities or multilingual families. We have a unique bilingual curriculum, accredited by both the Czech Ministry of Education and Cambridge International Examinations. Teachers are urged and expected to use interactive, hands-on instruction, making good use of outdoor learning where possible.

We offer:

  • Small class sizes with two dedicated ICT labs and BYO device policy for older students

  • Structured internal training through the Sunny Canadian Training Centre plus funding for external training courses

  • Dedicated, purpose built teaching facilities

  • A stunning countryside location, just a few minutes from Prague Metro line C

  • A friendly, professional, highly dedicated group of colleagues

Job position benefits

Possibility of study leave Dog-friendly office Possibility of unpaid leave More than 5 weeks of vacation Company events and teambuilding Company kindergarten Caffeteria Courses and training Extra holidays Meal vouchers or meal contributions Management incentives Bonuses

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