German Language Teacher to Adults in London

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Start Date
8th April 2024
Duration or End Date
Casual contract
Range: £26.28 to £30.86 per hour


Job Description:

International House London is currently seeking experienced and enthusiastic German teachers to join our growing Foreign Languages team. The role primarily involves teaching adults on our evening face-to-face courses at our school in Covent Garden. This is an excellent opportunity for qualified and passionate individuals to contribute to our vibrant and multicultural learning environment.


  • Plan and deliver high-quality German language lessons to adult learners.
  • Create engaging and effective lesson materials and activities.
  • Assess student progress and provide constructive feedback.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure the smooth running of courses and maintain consistent teaching standards.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development activities.


  • Proficient German speaker
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Initial teaching qualification.
  • Minimum of 2 years teaching experience.
  • Must have the right to work in the UK and be currently based in the UK.


  • Grünes Diplom or equivalent
  • Possess a CLTA, CELTA, Trinity TESOL, DELTA, DELE
  • QTS
  • Hold a degree in German Language and Literature or a degree in Modern Languages (English, Italian, Spanish, etc.)
  • Experience in teaching in-company and one-to-one courses

Working Hours:

This is a part-time position. Most lessons are the evening from 18.30 -20.30, once a week. We also have some classes in the afternoons, Friday evenings and Sunday mornings.

What We Offer:

- Competitive salary depending on experience (range: £26.28 to £30.86 per hour).

- Excellent working conditions.

- Fun and friendly working environment.

- Teacher development programme.

- Access to the IH Teacher Portal.

- Perks at Work.

- Free language courses for employees.

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying please send your cover letter and CV to:

About the school and city

International House London is an established and well-known language school, with over sixty years of experience in providing language courses and teacher training programmes. 

Our spacious and fully equipped school is based near Covent Garden and we are a founding member of the International House World Organisation.

International House London welcomes over 8,000 language students from 150 countries each year. Our students enjoy learning in the vibrant and multicultural atmosphere of IH London.

IH London opened in 1959. We are the no.1 language school in Central London, judged by the latest British Council inspections and reported in the EL Gazette (2019). Every year we train over 500 new teachers and enable them to embark on exciting new journeys across the globe to inspire and teach others.