Primary Teacher/Teacher´s Partner

Young Hippocampus
Full-time  •   Prague
Seniority: Graduate  •  Education: Bachelor

Description of the position:

Are you ready for a new challenge in a young, dynamic organization that connects differences between Czech and English language, culture and experience? Come over to the beautiful city of Prague, Czech Republic and join our small and devoted team. We DO NOT HAVE a big, rigid organisation with lots of red tape and administration work.

What we DO offer is a unique opportunity to contribute to further development of our programme for 6-11age group children, where we combine Czech state school curriculum with project based lessons and English language classes. You will be a teacher´s partner teaching (i) English to prepare the pupils for passing Cambridge English tests (YLE) and (ii) project based lessons according to our curriculum and (iii) teaching older children English.

In addition to your support of in-class teaching, the working hours would also include preparation work, parent meetings, preparation of weekly reports, daily communication withan English teacher, staff meetings, communication with parents and extracurricular activities such as Christmas market, Halloween, orientation week, etc. The position can be part time  or full time. We offer a 1 year contract with the possibility of extending it further.

Location:

The school is located in Roztoky, a beautiful suburb of Prague on the river only 15 minute drive or by train from the city center ( or 10 mins from Prague 6). A completely new, modern and beautifull premises.

The class will have between 20-24 children. Starting date August 24th for an orientation week plus our hippocamp August 8th-12th, 2022.

A must have:

  • A university degree

  • Native English speaker

  • Dynamic and enthusiastic teacher who loves small children

  • Creative and positive spirit

  • Organized and flexible

  • Willigness to learn new things

Nice to have:

  • Experience with teaching

About us:

We are young, dynamic organization providing English programmes in bilingual classes (Czech-English) in Czech state elementary schools. We pride ourselves on a family like atmosphere and great team spirit.  You will receive substantial support from our small, dedicated team in both your teaching role and relocation if appropriate.

What we offer:

  • Competetive salary package including various bonuses (contribution to the public transport, contribution to various courses and holidays, etc.)

  • Team building and training courses

  • Friendly and modern environment in a newly constructed, purpose built classroom with a garden

  • Interaction with Czech teachers and Czech curriculum

  • The opportunity to contribute to the design and enhancement of our curriculum

  • The possibility of career progression as the programme expands

  • Assistance with the administration connecting with living abroad

  • 7-8 weeks of paid holidays

  • Part or full time job

Please send your cover letter and CV to info@young-hippocampus.cz by June 25th, 2022.

Job position benefits

Contributions to education Extra holidays Meal vouchers or meal contributions Contribution to vacations or recreational activities Bonuses

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