Primary School Teacher in Lecce

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Start Date
September 1st 2024
Duration or End Date
30th June 2025
Competitive based on qualifications and 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)
  • You must have PGCE/Qualified teacher status or equivalent
  • You must have a YL qualification

Job Description 

Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you hardworking, flexible and ready to make a difference? If so, we might be the school for you. We are a growing Montessori international nursery, primary and middle school located in the beautiful city of Lecce in the heart of Salento, Puglia, South Italy.

Our Montessori international middle/primary school is looking for an enthusiastic, qualified, English speaking teacher to become part of our dedicated team, teaching the Cambridge International Curriculum. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching English, ICT, maths and science to EAL pupils in primary school and will be familiar with the Cambridge International curriculum as well as Cambridge English examinations. As a member of the English department you will become an integral part of the wider teaching staff, whose role it is to provide bilingual education to our pupils. Oxford pupils study a variety of subjects in Italian and English, as well as Spanish as a second language.

We offer:

  • A competitive salary. 
  • The opportunity for new and experienced teachers to be involved in the continual development of the Cambridge International Primary Curriculum at our school to the highest possible standards. 
  • Professional development during employment. 
  • Practical assistance to secure accommodation. 
  • A supportive working environment.

Other Benefits

Accommodation: Support given to help find accommodation B&B provided during this initial period.

About the school and city

Our busy, modern, well-equipped school is situated in the beautiful historical town of Lecce, in the Salento region of Puglia in South Italy. It is an ideal base to explore the coast as well as the countryside and experience the Southern Italian lifestyle.

The school offers a wide range of general English courses, from very young learners to teaching training, from general English classes for groups of teens and adults to individual bespoke ESP lessons. Students can join groups either face-to-face, online or blended course delivery.