Hot Native Level Qualified German Teacher

Salary

CZK 38,000 - 41,000

Seniority / Experience

Mid levelNative Speaking Qualified German Teacher

Location

Prague

Type of job

Full-time

Required education

University

  • Individual schedules of working hours

Native Level Qualified German Teacher for Bilingual Elementary Second Stage and High School – late August 2020 start


Positions open:

Sunny Canadian International School has the following open positions starting in late August 2020:

  • Native Level Qualified German Teacher


About you:

Sunny Canadian International School (SCIS) employs fun, enthusiastic, and creative teachers who are interested in living in the beautiful and historic city of Prague, Czech Republic. All applicants must be proficient speakers of German with teaching experience. No knowledge of Czech language is necessary. Preference is given to EU passport-holders.


Required qualifications:


Secondary teaching qualification (bachelor’s/master’s degree in education, post-graduate teaching certificate, or equivalent) in German language teaching.


Additional preferred qualifications:

  • Qualification or experience teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)


Other desired qualities – our ideal candidate is:

  • Organized
  • Easygoing
  • Supportive
  • Respectful
  • Flexible
  • Efficient
  • Communicative
  • Timely with paperwork
  • Tech-savvy
  • Energetic
  • Sociable
  • Willing to go the extra mile for students and colleagues


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, 20 for Elementary, and 25 for high school. This private school is located in a suburb of Prague with a modern school building, a large garden and 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.


Detailed Terms:

  • Initial teaching contracts are 2 years, with 8 weeks annual paid holiday.
  • 21/22 Weekly teaching hours. Other responsibilities include staff meetings, collaborative planning, parent consultations; lunch, breaks and/or recess supervision, and substitution as needed. 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 two week-long trips per year: a winter (ski/snowboard) trip and spring trip. 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.




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