Hyde Park English School is a private language school located in the attractive city of Córdoba, Southern Spain. We are seeking one new teacher to join our dynamic team!

Our academy, which has been in operation for more than 20 years, is located in the heart of the city. We pride ourselves on our strong team spirit and supportive atmosphere within the academy. Hyde Park is a member of the teaching associations ACEIA (Association of Private Language Schools in Andalusia) and FECEI (National Federation of Private Language Schools in Spain).

We offer classes to children, teenagers and adults, applying a practical methodology, with an emphasis on oral communication and pupil participation. We extensively use songs, games, project work and other creative activities to motivate our students. As well as this, we also prepare our students for Cambridge examinations (levels A2-C2).

There is a wealth of material available to all of our teachers, facilitating collaborative work within the academy. We also offer continual support through weekly in-house training, as well as the opportunity to attend external training sessions throughout the year.

Qualifications

Hyde Park considers applicants who meet the following requirements:

  • University degree
  • Trinity CertTESOL / CELTA or similar TEFL qualification
  • No special preference for established teachers; recently qualified teachers will receive serious consideration. (New teachers are fully supported and will receive in-service training every week.)
  • A working knowledge of Spanish is an advantage
  • Certificate of a Criminal Background Check from country of origin necessary (or this can be solicited after offer of employment)
  • Up-to-date references

Conditions

We offer a fully legal contract with a salary above the level of the national pay agreement. The contract will run from Monday 16th September until Friday 12th June, and will consist of 8.5 contact hours a week to be taught on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Teachers receive full pay over the Christmas (2 weeks) and Easter break (1 week), as well as our national bank holidays. Teachers also receive a free annual medical check.