Location: Covent Garden, London, UK

Start Date: 1st July 2024

Salary range: £26.28 to £30.86 per hour


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.
  • Maintain daily attendance records, ensure timely uploads of student materials, and complete progress reports upon request.



  • 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).
  • 30 days of annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays (pro-rated)
  • Teacher development programme
  • Fun and friendly working environment
  • Free language training for IH courses
  • Perks at work
  • 20% off all food and drink at the onsite Café
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Pension
  • EAP by Bupa
  • Cycle to work scheme


About International House:

International House London is an established and reputable language school with over sixty years of experience in providing language courses and teacher training programmes. Our spacious and fully equipped school is conveniently located near Covent Garden, and we are proud to be a founding member of the International House World Organisation. Every year, we welcome over 8,000 language students from 150 countries, who benefit from learning in our vibrant and multicultural atmosphere.


If you are interested in applying please send your cover letter and CV to: languages@ihlondon.com


Please note that if you are successful at the interview stage all offers are subject to a right to work in the UK eligibility check, us receiving two references, a Disclosure and Barring Service Check and a Police Check (if living abroad) that are considered satisfactory to IHLondon.


We encourage fairness and equality in our Recruitment and selection process. Our shortlisting and interviewing will be carried out by more than one person: Internal members of interview panels are informed about the company’s recruitment and selection of staff policy. Interview questions will be related to the requirements of the job and not of a discriminatory nature.


International House London’s Values:

Ethical, Inclusive, Innovative, Passionate, Professional

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