EFL and MFL Teacher in Budapest

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Start Date
1st September 2024 (ideally - but negotiable for the right candidate)
Duration or End Date
Initially until 20th June 2025 (happy to discuss extension for the right candidate)
To be discussed at interview – based on experience


Essential Requirements 

  • You must have a CELTA, Trinity TESOL, or equivalent initial teaching qualification
  • The role is open only to those with the right to work in the EU.
  • You must have a degree (e.g. BA, BSc)
  • Proficient level of English / the target language – we're also very interested in those who can teach English AND another language

Job Description 

We are looking for effective, motivated, and enthusiastic teachers who are strongly committed to on-going professional development. The ideal candidate will be willing and able to teach all levels and all types of classes, including but not limited to general, business, 1-to-1, exams and Young Learners.

We are also open to discussing Senior Teacher and Teacher Training Progression for this role. 

There is a maximum average of 25 hours teaching (25*60 minutes) per week over a four-week period. 

What we are looking for:

  • proactivity (e.g., confident in using own initiative, able to anticipate problems/react when they do arise)
  • creativity (e.g., skilled at planning engaging lessons based around learners’ needs, experienced in supplementing/adapting course materials)
  • precision and accuracy (e.g., capable of providing clear explanations in the classroom, adept at maintaining records and administration)
  • teachers will have to be prepared to work split-shifts and/or straight shifts
  • newly-qualified teachers are welcome

What we offer:  

  • monthly travel pass
  • a strong professional development programme (regular workshops/seminars, mentoring system, specialised TT courses, discount on DELTA, etc.)
  • good working environment
  • free Hungarian lessons
  • free IH Budapest mini-courses (YL, Exam Prep, Teaching 1-to-1)
  • For the right candidates: DELTA and opportunities to become CELTA / teacher trainers


  • Experience teaching in bilingual and monolingual contexts and groups
  • Experience teaching in a wide range of contexts, including but not limited to business, legal, exams, general English, etc.
  • Ability to teach both online and offline classes
  • Interest in teacher training and professional development
  • Interest in getting to know other areas of the business
  • Experience in teaching admin and supporting the Educational Management team

For senior teacher interests and candidates, or those with interest in teacher training:

  • Experience in teacher training, observation, and/or offering teacher support
  • Experience in managing (small) groups of teachers
  • Eligibility to enrol on the Cambridge DELTA (we might be able to fund the course for the right candidate)

Other Benefits

Flights: maximum 70,000 HUF allowance towards the cost of a return flight booked in the teacher’s name, paid following successful contract completion

Holiday: 2 weeks paid holiday at Christmas, 1 week in spring and 1 or 2 weeks upon completion of contract depending on the number of hours taught


About the school and city

Since its establishment in 1983, International House Budapest has been a very early partner in the IH World network. Currently offering 12+ languages to teach in the heart of Buda (the hilly side of Budapest), IH Budapest are excited about the prospect of you joining our dynamic and international teaching staff of 60 teachers from 30+ nationalities!

Alongside General and Business language courses, we also offer YL tuition, exam preparations, and many more. We are also a teacher training centre and can help you with the next steps of your career through our mini courses (1:1s, YLs, Language Assessment) or the Cambridge CELTA/DELTA.

We also offer training and career progression into academic management and/or teacher training for truly exceptional candidates. Please write to us and find out more!