EFL Teacher in Arezzo

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Start Date
September/October 2024
Duration or End Date
May/June 2025
Details about the salary are included in the information we send out to applicants.


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

 Job Description 

We are looking for people who have the following skills, competencies and experience: 

English language teaching experience and qualifications 


  • CELTA or equivalent (i.e. 120 hour course with minimum of 6 hours observed and assessed teaching practice) 
  • English Language competencies (all skills) at C2 level 
  • Some experience in teaching children, teens and adults 


  • A or B grade at CELTA or equivalent 
  • DELTA or equivalent
  • Experience of teaching on exam preparation courses (i.e. Cambridge Exams) 
  • Cambridge Speaking Examiner 
  • At least 2 years TEFL teaching experience 
  • Experience of teaching young learners and/or teenagers 
  • Experience of teaching in an IH or AISLi school 
  • Experience working in Italy or other southern European countries 
  • Experience teaching online and face-to-face 

English Language Competencies 


  • Teachers are expected to have good language awareness in order to effectively teach all ages from beginner to upper intermediate levels


  • Good language awareness in order to effectively teach up to C2 level 

Teaching competencies 

  • Ability to provide students with the best conditions under which they can learn and flourish 
  • Ability to demand high from students of all ages 
  • Ability to teach well-prepared lessons with clear learning outcomes which meet students’ needs 
  • Excellent classroom management competencies which enable all students to stay focused and engaged in the lesson

Administrative competencies 

  • Effective skills for marking homework, writing course outlines and end-of-course reports 
  • Effective digital competencies to complete online registers, check online timetables 

Essential requirements for the post 

  • Commitment to own professional and personal development (i.e. participating in CPD sessions & observations) and keeping up to date with the latest developments in TEFL. 
  • Essential to work some evenings, some split shifts and some Saturdays.
  • Travel by public transport (or own transport) to offsite companies or schools to deliver courses. 
  • Work on non-teaching events and activities.
  • Work on summer camp in June, if needed.
  • Invigilate (and/or examine) during busy Cambridge exam periods.
  • Able to speak Italian to at least A2/B1 level or readiness to learn.

Essential competencies for the role

  • A team player with the ability to work independently. 
  • Ability to ask for help or support when you need it.
  • Intercultural competence and desire to learn and adapt to local Italian context.
  • Ability to communicate well with a diverse range of people.
  • Have a positive approach to problem-solving. 
  • Exhibit enthusiasm and positivity to meet the challenges of the job. 
  • Bring creativity to the classroom and staffroom.

Other Benefits

Accommodation: The school will help with finding accommodation.

Holiday: Two days a month are accrued, which can be taken when the school is closed for the holidays or with prior agreement.


About the school and city

Arezzo is a beautiful medieval town in the heart of Tuscany in Italy. It is about 80 km south of Florence.

Accademia Britannica International House Arezzo is located in the centre of town. It is a well-known and well-respected school founded in 1979. It runs both English language and Italian language and Culture courses. 

The school is an authorised Cambridge English Language Assessment Centre . It is a member of AISLi, an association of quality language schools in Italy. The school is also an accredited Agenzia Formativa (Training Agency) with the Regione Toscana. The school has ISO 9001:2015 certification as well.

Accademia Britannica International House Arezzo is committed to providing a quality service and high standards in its teaching and ancillary services.

Teachers are supported by the excellent academic management team through regular CPD sessions (continuous professional development), observations and personalised 121 sessions. We also run Staff Development Weeks in the second half of September for all staff, new and existing.

Further information, including the job description and details about the school, accommodation and salary are sent out to long-listed applicants on receipt of their CV.