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We accept applications from German teachers for part-time positions at the Goethe-Institut London and Glasgow all year round. Please note that all teachers are required to hold the Grünes Diplom. The Goethe-Institut in London and Glasgow offer a continuing education program for this certification.

Maintenance Technician (Mr/Ms/Mx)

You are good at troubleshooting, have great mechanical and technical skills and know a thing or two when it comes to repairing? Then come to work at the Goethe-Institut in London. We can promise friendly, supportive colleagues, a stimulating environment marked by culture and the love for the German language. If you speak German that would be phantastic but not crucial. 

Employment will be full-time with 39 hours per week. Rolling interviews will be held as applications arrive, and the position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found. We therefore recommend to send your application early.

Closing date for applications: 28.02.0223 midnight

Casual at Reception

Are you interested to help out at the reception desk at the Goethe-Institut London? Do you like to meet people, do you speak good German and English and quickly grasp new situations? Sounds good? Then give us a try.

Please apply by 28.02.2023

Grünes Diplom - Teach German at the Goethe-Institut

The Goethe-Instituts in the UK are looking for motivated candidates who are interested in becoming certified as an instructor of German as a foreign language (DaF – Deutsch als Fremdsprache). The Goethe-Institut is offering a continuing education program for this certification. The Grünes Diplom is the worldwide standardised qualification for German instructors at Goethe-Institut locations abroad. 


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German Saturday School Central London
German Teacher, primary school age

The German Saturday School Central London is looking for reliable and motivated Teaching Staff. Teachers need to be proficient and fluent in German (C1+ level). They need to be able to design effective and engaging lessons to promote German as a first language with some language acquisition support.

We are a small, community-focused Saturday School which runs on 30 Saturdays between 10:00-12:00 throughout the school year. We would need an enthusiastic teacher joining us now. 

Salary: £30,00–£40,00 per hour

Please send a short CV to

Visa Application Centre Agent

Do you want to be part of a dynamic, international company serving governments and citizens in 90 countries? Are you interested in joining a diverse team of passionate people from around the world? TLScontact works with the consular section of the German Embassy London and is looking for officers with good language skills to work in their centre in London.