Hot Teacher of Art

Required languages

EnglishProficient

Salary

CZK 42,000 - 46,000

Seniority / Experience

GraduateQualified teacher with experience in age range 8-19

Location

Prague

Type of job

Full-time

Required education

Bachelor

  • Courses and training
  • Caffeteria
  • Company events and teambuilding
  • More than 5 weeks of vacation

Teacher of art for Primary, Secondary and High School Students - start August 2021


Positions open:

Sunny Canadian International School has the following open positions for the upcoming school year:

•    Art Teacher - whole school role. Teaching art from 4th Grade - High School


Required qualifications:

•    University bachelor’s degree

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

•    Previous full-time classroom teaching experience in art, design or similar

•    Native level English speaker (C1 or better with certificate)


Preferred qualifications:

• Experience across a number of age ranges

• Specific qualification as an art teacher

• Further qualification (e.g. MEd) or art specialism

• Competency in Czech


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:

• A dedicated art teaching space and resource base

• A complementary practical workshop spare equipped for woodwork and other crafts

• 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 minutes from Prague Metro line C


About you: 

Sunny Canadian International School (SCIS) employs energetic, enthusiastic, and creative teachers who are interested in living in the beautiful and historic city of Prague, Czech Republic. All applicants must be native level speakers of English. No knowledge of Czech language is necessary. Preference is given to EU passport-holders and registered Czech residents.


Other desired qualities – our ideal candidate is: 

• Organized

• Supportive

• Flexible

• Efficient

• Communicative

• IT competent

• Energetic

• Sociable

• Willing to go the extra mile for students and colleagues


Detailed Terms:

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

• Weekly working hours include lesson instruction, staff meetings, 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 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.



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