EAL Teacher with a possible Head of English Dept role, Czech Republic

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Compass Primary SchoolCzech Republic

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Start date: Immediate
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive (according to experience and qualifications)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Compass Primary School is a growing school for pupils from Grades 1-5.

The school is in the beautiful, green setting of Prague 4 - Kunratice and follows the Czech National Curriculum alongside a broad English programme. We are a small, homely familial community with a maximum capacity of 80 students and with classes consisting of up to 16 students. Our pupils and teachers have friendly relationships and together with parents work in partnership to create a happy school. We strive to motivate our pupils towards life-long learning and focus not only on their studies but their social, physical and emotional growth too.

We are currently seeking an outstanding teacher for an immediate start, to join our team, with the possibility to then lead the team as Head of English Department, commencing Sept 2018. The suitable candidate will be enthusiastic, hardworking and a dedicated English teacher, with the potential to lead and further develop an already successful English department. If you feel that you are a highly motivated, inspirational teacher who has the expertise and experience to play a vital part in the future of our school, we would very much like to hear from you. This is an exciting post for an excellent practitioner and offers an outstanding opportunity for professional development.


  • minimum CELTA + 2-3 years’ experience as a primary/ EAL teacher
  • high level passionate classroom practitioner with a wide range and knowledge of teaching skills and methodology
  • experience in preparing students for Cambridge Young Learner Exams (Starters, Movers, Flyers, KEY for schools)
  • a keen interest in teaching art, music, maths and science
  • committed to taking part in extracurricular school activities
  • committed to long term cooperation (minimum 2 years)

Highly Desirable:

  • experience in leading/ mentoring a team of teachers
  • high level of inter-personal skills enabling effective team leadership and communication with staff and parents alike
  • ability to evaluate the work of others and enable their development through consultation, coaching and support

We offer:

  • full-time position within the English Dept./ SMT from September 2018
  • professional development opportunities
  • salary - competitive (according to experience and qualifications) + approximately ten weeks paid holidays per school year
  • other benefits: a personal laptop, monthly mobile phone contract, school lunches and snacks provided
  • long - term cooperation, very supportive, family atmosphere

How to apply?

Applications should be sent to caoimhe.mckinney@zs-compass.cz and consist of a CV, letter of application and details of two professional referees.

Successful short-listed candidates will be contacted straight away with initial interviews conducted by Skype.

The closing date for applications is the 20th of January 2018.

Job location

More about Compass Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 6 - 12 years
Address: K Zeleným domkům 178/38, Praha 4, Kunratice, Prague, 148 00, Czech Republic
Telephone: +420 778 017838
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