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Social Studies and AP European History Teacher

Position description

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to help build a world-class innovative educational institution. LEAF Academy is looking for Social Studies and AP European History Teacher. Teaching AP European History in Upper School and history of Central Europe in lower school. The focus is on making the connection between the past and our present.  A passion for English language and literature is also welcome as is experience with curriculum development. 

 Besides other responsibilities she/he is responsible for:

  •  advisory (part of the full-time contract): a person is responsible for a small group of students, and she/he is providing support to students when necessary
  • residential duties (expected): regular weekday and weekend duties in the dormitory

Employee perks, benefits

If you look for routine position and best tangible perks, LEAF Academy may not be the best place for you. If you search for opportunity to follow your personal desire and mission, we can offer:

Meaningful impact: We aspire to support the development of talented young people who have the potential to be change-makers in society by building a boarding school, literally from the ground up!

Professional team environment: You will become part of a diverse and supportive team that strives to be at the forefront of 21st Century Education.

Challenging assignments: We are an entrepreneurial organization. On-the-job learning and fast personal development here is inevitable. You have a chance to bring and immediately implement new ideas.

Information about the position

Offered salary

Compensation for the role is starting 1330 euro base, depending on the qualification and track record of final candidate.

Employment type

  • Full-time

Possible starting day

By agreement

Job requirements

Required education

  • Postgraduate (Doctorate)
  • University education (Bachelor's degree)
  • University education (Master's degree)

Work experience

5 years - Practice in sector: - teaching experience at a high school and/or bachelor university level

Personality requirements

  • Passion for LEAF Academy’s mission and alignment with the LEAF values
  • Proactive and entrepreneurial mindset coupled with preference for teamwork
  • Organized, problem-solver, self-starter
  • Willing to mentor and guide students
  • Capable of working well under pressure
  • Sense of humor and ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Teaching experience at a high school and/or bachelor university level
  • Knowledge of the Central European region and its culture and traditions. Creativity in delivery and experience with working with a teenage audience. Ability to work well under pressure. Advanced English and communication skills both in speaking and writing. 

Information about selection process

The selection process will include interviews with various team members and assignment. We take hiring very seriously and want to make as sure as possible that new members of our team will not only be excellent at what they do, but also passionate for both the role and LEAF Academy mission and thriving in our culture - the side effect being that hiring process can take longer in some.


Company name

Akadémia LEAF - LEAF Academy

Location of work

  • Bratislava

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