Join us at Upgrades

Do you love languages and would like to work with teaching? 

Upgrades offers a workplace where personal relationships and quality is the main objective. As a part of our team you will get the opportunity to expand your knowledge through regular skills development. We offer you a dynamic and flexible part-time job where you plan and schedule your own time, and work between 2-10 hours per week.

Send CV plus personal letter to work@upgrades.se

Upgrades roles

Depending on your interest and previous experience, you can work with different types of services that we offer at Upgrades.

Language coach for group teaching (companies)

As a language coach working with group tutoring at companies, you will teach groups of 3-12 participants.
You have a good ability to engage with participants and are comfortable speaking in front of a group. You have great drive and commitment and actively work to create a positive group dynamic and supportive teaching environment.

Your profile:

  • Highly proficient in the language being taught
  • Communicative, outgoing and comfortable speaking to a group
  • Dedicated, perceptive, flexible and pedagogical at heart

Language coach adults (private lessons)

As a language coach for individual tutoring, you will have 1-2 participants in your lessons. You have confidence in your own ability and enjoy a varied work where you independently plan the tutoring according to the needs of the participant. You are structured, flexible and pedagogical at heart.

Your profile:

  • Highly proficient in the language being taught
  • Genuinely interested in pedagogy and the language’s diverseness
  • Dedicated, perceptive, flexible and pedagogical at heart

Language coach for children and young adults

As an Upgrades language coach for younger students you know the importance of combining knowledge with fun. You use your creativity to create interesting, inspiring and engaging lessons. As a language coach you always put the student’s needs in focus, and you have an ability to create a supportive teaching environment.
For those interested, there is also an opportunity to work as an instructor at our language camps for children, where inspiring lessons are combined with excursions connected to the themes of the education.

You are:

  • Highly proficient in the language being taught
  • Genuinely interested in pedagogy and teaching
  • Perceptive, flexible and dedicated

Babysitter

As a babysitter at Upgrades you are dedicated, playful and have creative ideas on how to incorporate language into the babysitting. We offer a unique concept where pedagogy and language development stays at the heart of the babysitting. The work includes picking up the child or children from preschool or school, basic cooking, play and activities while maintaining a focus on language development. We see this as a long term relationship, and wish that you stay with the family for at least 3 months and onward. Keep in mind that when we’re employing babysitters for Upgrades, we request an extract from the criminal records registry.

You are:

  • Responsible with excellent safety awareness
  • Genuinely interested in childcare and pedagogy
  • Dedicated, flexible and enjoy taking initiative

Application process

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Application

Telephone interview

Face-to-face interview

Feedback

Send CV plus personal letter to work@upgrades.se

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FAQ

Application

How do I apply?

Attach a CV and cover letter to work@upgrades.se
In your application it should be clearly stated which position you are interested in, as well as city you’d like to work in. Applications without a cover letter or CV are not accepted.

How do I know that my application has gone through?

You will receive an automated confirmation email when we have received your application

How do I know if I’ve moved forward in the hiring process?

We go through received applications continually. If you move forward in the process, you’ll be contacted by a recruiter to set up a follow-up over the phone. We do not have the capacity to give individual feedback on applications, and will only contact the candidates that have moved forward to the next step.

How do you make your first selection?

A recruiter will make a judgement based on the demands of the assignments, such as formal demands of competencies and personal capabilities.

The Job/Position

Are there ready-made study plans and course material?

As a language coach you personally will tailor the education based on the client’s wishes and requirements. We provide material and inspiration for the study plans.

When and where are the lessons held?

The work at Upgrades is per assignment, and varies depending on the client’s wishes regarding day, time and place. The lessons are either held at the client’s home, their workplace or at the Upgrades office. You can schedule the lessons during working hours, in the evenings or flexible times in agreement with the client. 

How long is the duration of an assignment?

The language coaching extends between 10-20 weeks with 1-2 lessons per week. Our intensive courses run for 1-2 weeks and the baby-sitting is continually over a semester.

What is the salary category?

Wage determination is individual and based on prior experience, pedagogical education as well as your dedication to Upgrades. The wage is based on an hourly rate, and on top of wages a mobility grant is possible. If you have your own company, you can opt to invoice.

Most of our coaches are based in the following areas, but we operate countrywide.

Cecilia

”Att få påverka människors liv och självförtroende gör mig genuint lycklig”

David

”The thing I like most about coaching English is that I learn new things as well. This means that when I meet my students the lessons are vibrant and real”

Astrid

”Att vara språkcoach är ett perfekt jobb för mig; jag får träffa människor från i princip hela världen och bidra till att de, som har kommit hit för att arbeta och leva , lär sig vårt underbara språk. Därtill får jag vara precis så mycket ord- och språknörd som jag innerst inne är.”

Opening hours:

Mon-Fri: 09.00-18.00
Switchboard : 010-33 33 622
From abroad: +46 10-33 33 622

Upgrades Education Sweden AB
Org.Nr: 556778-0837
Est. 2009

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Office address:

Skeppargatan 27
114 52 Stockholm

Göteborg, Linköping, Lund, Malmö, Norrköping, Stockholm, Uppsala

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