Job Description

The Red Bus English School is one of the most successful schools in Eastern Sicily thanks to its strong student-centred ethos. It operates over 3 centres and our students range in age from 7 to 60+, from complete beginners to C2 level. Finding the right mix of teachers and then providing them with a strong support network and a friendly environment is essential for everyone to develop and flourish. Authorised Cambridge Exam centre since 2012. Apply now to join our team of committed professionals!

We are currently recruiting for the academic year 2022-2023 and are looking for teachers with a strong professional outlook to join us. Contracts run from October to mid-June with the possibility of renewal for a second year if wished.

Maximum of 25 hours a week mainly afternoon and evening classes. As an Authorised Cambridge exam centre we are also work closely with state schools offering support to local English teachers and running some afternoon courses for students in state schools. We also work with local businesses and are planning to expand our range of business and professional courses both online and in person.

The school has multimedia support in every classroom and there are also excellent resource libraries in the 3 centres. At Red Bus, supporting teachers is central to our core philosophy, we encourage sharing of ideas and materials, peer to peer learning and we also have a programme of workshops and training courses to allow staff to explore new ideas and methods.

Shared accommodation is provided 5 minute-walk from the school, or teachers can also make their own arrangements which we can offer some help with

So, if you love teaching and want to make a difference to your students’ lives, send us your CV and join the Red Bus teaching team

Salary & Benefits

  • Monthly salary starting from E1300 net and increasing depending on experience
  • One way flight from UK or Europe to Sicily
  • Help with finding accommodation
  • Bonus on completion of contract
  • Teachers receive approximately 2 weeks of paid holiday at Christmas, 1 week at Easter and all local and national Bank holidays
  • Cover by the Italian National Health System.
  • Support in learning Italian
  • Workshops and teacher support to encourage professional development

Job Requirements

  • Native Level English speaker
  • Must be EU national
  • Degree any subject
  • CELTA or online TEFL course
  • 1-year EFL experience preferable
  • Basic Italian is preferred
  • Driving licence a plus
  • Some experience of the Cambridge exams would be helpful

Job overview


Catania, Sicily, Italy.


€1300 Net Salary

Contract Length

9 Months

Start Date


Qualification Required

Degree & TEFL Cert


Preferably 1 Year

Number of Positions


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Applicant must have permission to work in the EU or hold a valid work permit for employment in the EU.

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