Description of school

Tower Academia de Inglés was founded 30 years ago. It has two centres, situated in attractive, modern purpose-built premises in the centre of Écija (Seville). It enjoys recognition in the local community as a centre for quality teaching. We aim to provide an effective and stimulating experience of learning the English language through a communicative approach in the classroom. There are 8 bright, spacious, airy and fully equipped classrooms.

The specialist areas of work at Tower Academia de Inglés are teaching English to Young and Very Young Learners, and Adults specific B1, B2, C1 and C2 examination/preparation. We are a Trinity Examination and Preparation centre and Cambridge computer based examination venue.

Our essential aims are student success and professional development. Teachers combine established practice with innovative techniques to deliver creative, motivating classes. To further career advancement we are active members of local, national, and international associations

The development programme includes:

  • Weekly Seminars in the school.
  • Attendance at the ACEIA conferences and funding for other conferences through the year.
  • Three classroom observations over the year, feedback, and follow up.
  • Peer observations.
  • Optional Action Research Projects.
  • Regular progress meetings with the Director of Studies.
  • Professional Development Interviews in February/March.
  •  Regular round table ideas sharing.

Job Information

An excellent opportunity to join our vibrant, forward-looking English language school and work with some outstanding teachers.

Full timetable + full salary + job security + inland Spanish town = great standard of living.

Experience authentic Spanish life in the beautiful southern town of Écija in the province of Seville.

Requirements

Academic and professional:

1. Undergraduate degree in any subject (those related to languages/ education are ideal).
2. Additional specialisation in EFL. A basic CELTA/TESOL or equivalent to a MINIMUM OF 120 HOURS and 8 hours observation with feedback.
3. Experience working with young children and teenagers.
4. EU member or holder of a valid work permit for the contract period.
5. Child Protection Certificate. (DBS equivalent).
6. English as first language or native level speaker.

Personal attributes:

Any of the following are considered assets:

1. Love teaching children.
2. A happy, healthy disposition with a willingness to help others.
3. Eager to develop and grow as a teacher, keen to train in a specialised area.
4. In class, confident and caring with good classroom management skills.
5. Responsible and communicative.
6. Proactive.
7. A good team member.
8. Take pride in appearance.
9. Enjoy Spanish culture.
10. Some knowledge of Spanish language.