Bulgarian Teacher for 2023 Wanted

Job description – volunteering job

We are looking for a Bulgarian language teacher for a group of 5 international volunteers from across Europe, who will be living in Plovdiv for one year starting from this January. Our international volunteers are taking part in the daily operation of Smokinya Foundation and they do local youth work, therefore a basic Bulgarian knowledge is useful for them to connect to local youth.


This is an opportunity for You to:

  • Practice teaching
  • Learn about other cultures
  • Share about your culture and your language 
  • Gain work experience 
  • Get a recommendation letter for future jobs
  • Receive a Smokinya Foundation certificate proving your participation


Apply, if:

  • You are living in Plovdiv
  • You speak both Bulgarian and English
  • You can dedicate 3 hours/week for teaching (work hours are flexible, there will be 5 students in the class)
  • You like to be surrounded by international young people
  • You are interested by non-formal educational methods that the Foundation works with 
  • You are interested in international learning opportunities for yourself


We offer

  • Monthly or weekly mentoring if needed
  • Materials for teaching (book, workbook, vocabulary sheets, printing, copy machine) 
  • Financial support for any additional materials 
  • A priority for you to be chosen to participate in international learning opportunities
  • Valuable teaching experience
  • An international inspiring work environment


If you are interested, fill in our short application
Should you have a question, contact us: info@smokinya.com.

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Bulgarian Teacher for 2023 Wanted