A great opportunity to join our growing team of freelance teachers at Engame Academy, an educational organisation helping young people find their purpose and prepare them to excel in their life and career.

We’ll support you to work in our student-centred, growth-oriented pedagogical framework by offering training, guidance and supervision. You are invited to enjoy the professional community of our diverse freelancing teaching staff to share experiences and grow together as a practitioner community.

Who are we?

Our mission is to help high school students find their place in the world and guide them towards personal and professional fulfillment.

Since 2010, our educational program is dedicated to helping students discover their own path by equipping them with key 21st century skills, capabilities and perspectives.

What will you be doing?


We are looking for freelance Academic Seminar Leaders to contribute to our educational program in Junior year (11th grade) by teaching academic seminars: seven-week  courses consisting of 90-minute classes in a small group setting (6-16 students). Seminars aim to provide students insight into academic disciplines and broaden their horizon, thereby supporting academic orientation and advancement.

If you have:

  • professional expertise in one or several academic fields 
  • a passion to talk about your field 
  • experience in online teaching: demonstrated expertise in using digital technologies in teaching and classroom management
  • experience or interest in  curriculum  development
  • native-like proficiency in English
  • a desire to work for an organization that enables young people to achieve their full potential and realize their dreams…

…then apply to be an Academic Seminar Leader at Engame Academy!

Key Responsibilities

Teach interactive, engaging weekly sessions that inspire students to discover or dive deeper into academic fields; help them understand interdisciplinary connections and improve their academic and English skills;

Teach from pre-existing lesson plans where provided, or;

Design your own syllabus and course content with support from the Pedagogic Director;

Provide formative feedback to students on their development throughout the term (and if appropriate, on any home assignments);

Share teaching materials with students between classes;

Follow Engame Academy’s guidelines on teaching methodology and classroom management, in cooperation with our core staff.

Mentoring Payment

This is a fixed-term temporary assignment. Payment for Junior mentoring is (per student per academic year – for the school year 2023/24) by one of the following options:

72,000 HUF + VAT

in case you can issue an invoice


Gross 64,000 HUF

in case of commission agreement (megbízási szerződés), minus payroll costs, HUF 3,900 per payment.

Fees are under currently under review for the 2024/25 academic year. More info will be shared further along the recruitment process.

Requirements for the position

What would be appreciated, but not required?

  • International work or study experience;
  • Experience in teaching soft skills (critical thinking, team work, problem-solving, public speaking, academic writing);
  • Experience with non-traditional teaching methodology, such as cooperative learning, drama pedagogy, theme-based learning, project-based learning, etc.

“Engame is very inspiring for both students and staff members. This is all thanks to the team’s passion for helping our students.”

Peti, Pedagogic Director


This is a fixed-term temporary assignment for one academic term, available via either invoicing as a sole trader / company where payment is 152,250 HUF + VAT, or a commission agreement where payment is a gross 136,000 HUF. Fees are under review for the 2024/25 academic year and will be communicated closer to the start of year.

Next to payment, we also provide monthly community events and offer regular professional development opportunities.

Ready to join the team?

Application process:

1. Fill in our application form and upload your CV

2. We’ll send you a questionnaire about your background and experience

3. If needed, attend a short online interview

4. Assessment Centre (online or offline, with individual and group tasks)

5. Onboarding Training for selected candidates (from 15 August onwards)

6. Commence mentoring at Engame from September 2023

What to do if you’re interested:

1. Fill in our contact form.

2. We’ll send you an application form to find out more about your background.

3. If needed, attend a short online interview.

4. Assessment Centre (online or offline, with individual and group tasks).

5. Onboarding Training for selected candidates (from 15 August onwards).

6. Commence mentoring at Engame from September 2024.


Please note that this position is subject to a background check and for Hungarian citizens, a certificate of good conduct will be required.