Contracts: We offer both full time and part time contracts. A full-time contract (34 hours) consists of 22-24 contact hours per week. The remaining hours are dedicated to class preparation, students’ evaluation, attending weekly teacher development sessions, one-to-one meetings with DOS and carrying out administrative duties (eg: reports, registers, etc).
Contracts are from mid September until the end of June for Albany Schools and from October to May/June for Albany Language Centres. The contract includes Social Security Benefits: full national health and social security cover.
Salary: A monthly competitive salary (above national pay agreements) for a full time contracts is around 1,400 euros gross, based on qualifications, experience and number of contact hours
Holidays: According to the school year’s calendar, there are usually two weeks holiday at Christmas, one at Easter and up to one week at the end of the contract. All national and local public holidays are honoured
Assistance on arrival: We offer assistance on arrival, help with finding accommodation and legal paperwork.
Albany Centres: Classes start on the 15th of September. Term finishes at the end of June. Classes are from Monday to Friday between 16:00 and 22:00. Friday mornings training and team meetings. Maximum number of students per class 10. Teachers are expected to be in the school around the 12th September in order to attend teachers’ meetings and induction sessions.
Albany in Schools: Classes start on the 1st October. Term finishes at the end of May or June. Classes are from Monday to Friday from 13:00 to 20:00 approximately. Friday mornings training and team meetings. Maximum number of students per class 12. Teachers are expected to be in in the school around the 26th September in order to attend teachers’ meetings and induction sessions.
Teacher Training and Professional Development Programme (PDP): Ongoing training and development sessions, paid attendance at external training events and conferences (ACEIA/FECEI). Free optional Spanish classes.
Trinity CertTESOL or equivalent