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  • English Language Teacher – EFL

CEC are currently recruiting suitably qualified EFL teachers for full-time and part-time teaching hours for an immediate start in our busy city centre adult school. CEC teaches a range of course including General English, Business English and Exam preparation classes and teenage group classes. We are an authorised Cambridge and IELTS examination centre and there are plenty of opportunities to gain a wide range of teaching experience with the ongoing support of an experience academic team.

All teachers must have

  • a primary degree (NFQ Level 7)
  • a recognised TEFL qualification such as Cambridge CELTA, Trinity TESOL, ACELS CELT or equivalent.

Please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

Published: May 2022

  • Summer Teachers: Adult School

Full-time and Part-time teaching positions.

We are recruiting enthusiastic, motivated English Language Teachers for July and August in our city-centre adult school. Classes have a maximum of 12 students per class and teachers follow a well-established curriculum in delivering lessons and all course materials are provided. Teachers are supported at all times by an experienced academic management team and benefit from regular in service training workshops.

We welcome both experienced and newly qualified teachers and offer the opportunity to gain experience and develop your teaching skills in a busy, dynamic and professional language school.

CEC aims to ensure students achieve their learning outcomes through fun and engaging lessons where their needs are fully understood and met. We are proud of the diverse range of programmes we offer our students and are an authorised Cambridge, IELTS and Trinity examination centre. CEC is a member of MEI and Quality English, as well as being accredited by ACELS and EAQUALS.

All teachers must have

  • A primary degree (NFQ Level 7)
  • A recognised TEFL qualification such as Cambridge CELTA, Trinity TESOL, ACELS CELT or equivalent (online qualifications are not recognised)

CEC is an equal opportunities employer.

To apply and for further information, please send a CV and cover letter to the Director of Studies, Sarah Anderson-Barr: [email protected]
Please include details of all relevant qualifications and teaching experience.

Published: May 2022

Cork English College recruit efl teachers for our school of english in Ireland
Cork English College recruit efl teachers for our language school in Cork

  • Director of Studies

The Director of Studies plays a key role in the day-to-day operations of the Academic Department, managing staff and students, providing educational leadership, developing existing and new programmes, managing quality assurance and compliance within the academic department and working to ensure a high level of service delivery to students. This role requires a highly-motivated individual with a sense of ownership towards the position. Applicants must have excellent organisational skills and be efficient, flexible and able to work in a busy environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work as part of the Academic Team to ensure excellent service delivery of the highest standards.
  • Participate in the day -to- day management and administration of the academic department.
  • Work on new initiatives to improve and enhance existing programmes and services.
  • Staff management – recruitment, induction and performance management.
  • Provide ongoing direction, mentoring and support to the academic staff and participate in the delivery of the Teacher Development Programme.
  • Coordinate the movements of students between levels, classes and courses and maintain the database accordingly.
  • Participate in management meetings.

This list is not exhaustive as there may be other duties and responsibilities that form part of the role.


  • ACELS recognised ELE qualification or equivalent.
  • A minimum Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications, (e.g. Ordinary Degree) or equivalent;
  • DELTA qualified or equivalent
  • Experience in management of people and programmes
  • Extensive teaching experience (5+ years) in a wide range of contexts including exam preparation.
  • Previous work in academic monitoring, planning and administration.
  • Previous experience with course and syllabus design.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills at an operational level including effective management of people, resources and finances.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player in a fast-paced environment.
  • Solutions focused approach to problem solving.
  • Experience with Academic accreditation schemes and inspections (E.g. ACELS, EAQUALS, British Council/English UK).
  • Applicants must hold permission to work in the EU.


  • Experience in a school with a junior summer school operation.
  • Teacher Training experience would be an advantage.
  • Experience with Erasmus+ funding and courses.
  • Experience in a rolling enrolment environment.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: €42,000.00-€45,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday

Please send your CV and cover letter to   [email protected]

Published: May 2022

  • Internship at CEC

Cork English College has a number of vacancies for internships in the following areas:

  • Office administration
  • Marketing

Suitable candidates must have completed their studies in a field related to the aforementioned areas.
A minimum level of B2 English is required. The placement period is from 3 to 6 months.

The placements are unpaid. Full training is provided. These placements are ideal for candidates who have recently completed their studies and are now interested in gaining practical experience.

If you are interested in one of these positions, please reply per email to [email protected].
When replying, please submit a copy of your CV and a short letter of motivation.

Published: January 2020 

quote I am sad to leave Cork because I enjoyed my stay here very much. I met a lot of nice people and want to say thank you to the teachers and staff at the school. I hope to come back again one day!

Mercedes, Spanish

quote Hi, I’m Gianluca, I’ve been here for 4 weeks. I met a lot of friends. The staff of the school is first class.

Gianluca, Italian
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Get in touch

Our friendly team are available on e-mail, telephone and Skype, and you can call in to meet us at our offices on St Patrick’s Bridge in the heart of Cork city centre. We answer all queries and bookings within 24 hours. We are here to help you and we operate a round the clock service to clients in case of emergency. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

+353 21 4551522

[email protected]