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Information for Potential Teachers at the English School of Budapest

The English School of Budapest is seeking additional part-time teachers due to expansion!

Part time Kindergarten/Lower Primary Teacher

The English School of Budapest (ESB) is Hungary’s leading provider of English literacy classes to children aged 6 to 15. Education at our school occurs exclusively in small groups, and our curriculum is based upon the National Curriculum for England and Wales. We provide courses for a wide range of ages and abilities, from young beginners to teens preparing for university studies in English. Classes are held weekdays after school and on Saturday mornings. We also hold regular community events and our work is supplemented by a Parent-Teacher Association. Our school is also authorized by the Hungarian Ministry of Education to hold for-credit teacher trainings for (mostly) Hungarian teachers of English; such trainings are held twice each academic year.
Our school focuses on maintaining active learning, and lessons are organized around six-week units covering a variety of topics. Group work is emphasized, and in addition to more traditional “tests” at the end of each unit, a variety of more modern assessments (presentations, videos, debates, posters, creative writing) are also used to evaluate student growth and learning. Finally, the school maintains a Home Learning Site which provides extension activities for children to continue their studies independently at home.

We are looking for a teacher who:

    • Teaches English literacy to both second language learners and native speakers
    • Motivates students to learn and do their best
    • Has a friendly and cheerful disposition and works well in a team
    • Contributes to school life and to events
    • Welcomes new students into their classrooms at any time
    • Promotes our school in the community and to new parents
     The candidate must be/have:
    • a native speaker of English
    • Qualified and certified teacher status (PGCE, teaching licensure from a US state, etc)
    • Experience as a primary/elementary school teacher and/or a secondary teacher
    • An ambitious individual who wishes to develop their own skills and experience
    • A person who enjoys the creativity of managing his or her own classroom and working environment.
    • Candidates holding a Master’s Degree and/or a Ph.D are preferred
    What we can offer you:
    • A salary that allows a comfortable standard of living
    • Continuous training and personal development
    • Exposure to the newest teaching methodologies
    • An informal and fun working environment with a supportive, inspirational team
    If you are interested in working at ESB, please send your CV with three email addresses for references (including your current employer) to info@englishschool.hu

Information for Potential Teachers at the English School of Budapest

Who we are

ESB provides to children in Hungary a British education focusing on English and literacy learning through cross curricular methodology.

Values

Pupil-centred, rigour, creativity, structured learning

Core ideology

  • Commitment to excel
  • Build a creative English world to engage children
  • Educate for skills and language knowledge
  • Maximise student and family participation in school and at home.
  • Team that supports and inspires

Envisioned future

ESB teaches English to children in a uniquely effective and innovative way. ESB will become recognised as Hungary’s centre of excellence for teaching and learning English for children and educators.

Whom do we appoint?

  • Qualified and experienced primary and secondary native speaker teachers
  • Ability to teach both native speaker and second language learners
  • Creative, yet rigorous approach to lesson planning and delivery
  • Strong communication skills for all aspects of school life, in the classroom and with parents and colleagues
  • Friendly and cheerful disposition and the ability to work within a team
  • A desire to be involved and contribute to the continued development of an excellent school and the realisation of its vision

What we can offer

  • A salary that allows a comfortable standard of living in Budapest
  • Local health insurance
  • An ongoing professional development programme
  • The chance to join an informal, committed and supportive team of teachers in this exciting period of expansion and development
  • The opportunity to live in one of Europe’s most historic, cultured and liveable cities

Meet our Educational Director

Lisa Gillespie is Canadian born and after graduating in the USA, moved to London to teach the National Curriculum for England. Since 2017 Lisa is part of the ESB team!

I have a passion for teaching young learners and I truly believe that each child is a unique individual and deserves the chance to learn and explore all the different things our world has to offer!

Teachers and our team

We are proud to have a teaching staff that is young, enthusiastic and very, very friendly!

  • Full time dedicated, qualified teachers - our unique strength is that our team can fully focus on teaching only
  • Teachers are continuously trained throughout the year - our staff are coached by Hungary's leading thinker, speaker and trainer who has a great knowledge about teaching second language students
  • We are specialists, dedicated to teaching English only - our curriculum, support materials, staff are all chosen with this speciality in mind. We are experts at what we do. Teaching children English is the only thing we do!

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