Come to live and teach English in Prague
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Come to live and teach English in Prague

This might be an excellent opportunity for you to relocate to a beautiful city of Prague, to become a professional teacher and a member of our young and dynamic team.

Since 1999 the goal of James Cook Languages has been to help people extend and improve their communication skills.

New courses start throughout the year, don't hesitate to apply any time. 

We offer

  • cooperation with a modern, successful and stable company located in the Prague city center
  • excellent environment for lesson preparation (free materials for teaching, internet and copying)
  • systematic development of knowledge and skills, free teacher workshops
  • company magazine, social events, refreshments etc.
  • classes of Czech for foreigners
  • professional approach and methodology support
  • possibility to work with a great team of teachers and clients
  • long-term cooperation (1 year minimum )
  • full-time or part-time job
  • free Prague public transport pass for our full-time teachers

We require

  • TEFL, CELTA certificate (or equivalent)
  • university degree
  • native level of English

If you are interested please send us your CV.

We conduct interviews via Skype!

Recruitment process

We will look at your CV

We contact you via email or over the phone.

Demo lesson plan and planning the interview



Orientation meeting

Apply for an open position and send us your CV.

If we think you’re the right fit for us, we will set up a face-to-face or online interview.

Part of the interview involves completing a short questionnaire and preparing a sample lesson plan. After this we find a suitable time for the interview. 

We discuss your experience and you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your teaching skills.

In the following days we will let you know the result of the interview.

We will invite you to one of our weekly orientation meetings. 

Resource Centre and Library

We are located in pleasant premises in the heart of Karlín in Prague, with a view of the central Church of Saint Cyril and Methodius. In the surrounding area there are countless fantastic restaurants and shops, with frequent farmers’ markets. 

With us, teachers have their own space with a well-equipped library (available online too). There you can find more than 3000 textbooks, magazines and pre-prepared materials for lessons. Naturally, there are also printers, computers, WiFi, a laminator and stationery. All of our classrooms are equipped with laptops, projectors and whiteboards. There are also other branches located around Prague, where you can print for free or copy materials for lessons. We also have a monthly internal newsletter, Logbook, in which you can find news from the internal team, interesting interviews and tips for teaching.

We also have great, well-equipped facilities for teachers in the regions. You can prepare for your lessons in the centre of Brno at Jakubské náměstí, in Ostrava in Tieto Towers or in the centre of Mladá Boleslav. 

Send us your CV

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Publication date:14.01.2019