Part-time TEFL Teacher in Lisbon

Start Date
End of September
Duration or End Date
3 months, potentially extendable to 6 months - to March 2020
To be discussed at interview


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.
  • The successful applicant must already be a resident in Lisbon, will have a proven track record of effective in-company teaching to closed groups and executives.

Job Description

We have an exciting opening for a teacher with a minimum of one year's post CELTA experience of teaching adults and business classes. The initial timetable includes lessons on Wednesdays and Thursdays (6 hrs). The classes are face-to-face at a firm of lawyers in central Lisbon. There is also the possibility of further hours on another day.

Please note this is part-time position.

You will be given full support from our Director of Studies and Assistant Director of Studies in terms of lesson planning and materials creation.

Other benefits include:
Free attendance at the IH Portugal Training Day;
Regular in-service development seminars;
Peer and Formal observations

Other Benefits

Holiday: Two weeks Christmas break, normal Portuguese bank holidays


About the school and city

Faced with unprecedented circumstances, and travel restrictions around the globe with coronavirus lockdowns, we are doing our part to protect our staff and students, and the wider community.

So, we are pleased to offer new 100% online CELTAs. This means that you can continue with your career development in a safe environment – your own home! You’ll also learn extra valuable skills of teaching live in an online classroom.

We are offering a Full Time Online CELTAs - you'll learn with tutors in a real (virtual) classroom. This is not based on self study of course materials.

Search below for courses delivered by the great team in Lisbon, or read more details about the 100% online CELTA here.

100% Online CELTA details

If you'd prefer to wait and take a face to face CELTA in Lisbon,  we look forward to welcoming you with open arms soon.

International House Lisbon is a specialist teacher training and English teaching centre. 

It opened its new premises in the Alto dos Moinhos area of Lisbon just three years ago. This is a safe, modern, area just five minutes’ walk to the Metro (Blue line) and very close to the Benfica Football Stadium. The premises are modern, airy and spacious, and not so big you'll get lost there! 

The school is managed by Monica and Diana who have also been runing the successful IH Torres Vedras school, just outside Lisbon, for over 25 years. Monica and Diana have a very practical and welcoming approach to their students and staff. They are passionate about their schools and this is evident in the welcome that students and teachers receive. It is a very friendly, warm school with a great heart to it.