Sun Jan 22 22:23:04 GMT+00:00 2017

Residential Humanities Teachers

Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • United Kingdom, Winchester College, Hampshire or Uppingham School, Rutland
  • Discovery Summer
  • Experience: 1 YEAR
  • Positions: 2
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Details of Position

Discovery Summer runs a range of high quality residential summer courses for young learners/teenagers in top independent schools in England. In 2014 we were inspected by the British Council and awarded 13 strengths out of a possible 15. Discovery Summer is currently ranked as the top multi-centre summer school in the UK. In 2016 we welcomed 69 nationalities including up to 10% English Student Hosts.
Over 60% of our staff returned last year. Discovery Summer’s policy is to invest in staff training.
Winchester College, Hampshire
Age range: 14-17 years
Dates: Sat 8 July – Monday 31 July 2017
At Winchester College we offer an intellectually stimulating summer school designed for high level international students (upper-intermediate to proficiency) who choose different Majors and Minors each week e.g. International Relations/Model UN, Debating, Digital Photography, Leadership Skills, Business Studies, Drama, Film Making.
We are recruiting an experienced and qualified Humanities teacher for the Major in International Relations/Model UN.
Classes will introduce students to the fundamentals of International Relations using Model UN simulations to apply their learning. We want to inspire the next generation of leaders and decision makers while encouraging critical thinking and complex problem solving. You will support students in refining their English language skills through debate, discussion and research.
At the end of the week, students may present their Model UN simulation to the school and visitors.
Uppingham School, Rutland
Age range: 11-16 years
Dates: Wed 5 July – Fri 4 August 2017
The Discovery Plus course at Uppingham is our most intensive study programme. It is aimed at students with a high level of English (upper intermediate to proficiency) who are studying at an English medium international school or want a taster/preparation for UK boarding school. The course is designed to expand students’ existing knowledge of core academic subjects in English in a fun and stimulating environment.
We are looking for an experienced and qualified Humanities teacher to teach History/Geography. You will have 25 contact hours per week. Weekly topics (e.g. space, medieval times, fairness and justice) tie in with the study visits and your lessons should be planned to ensure the students are developing their understanding of the subject (e.g. history) in relation to the weekly topic (e.g. space) while developing their English language skills.

Qualifications

Essential
• Degree, appropriate PGCE/B.Ed.
• Experience of teaching the relevant age group
Desirable
• CELTA or Trinity TESOL
• Previous summer school experience/International school experience
• Experience of teaching multi-lingual, multi-level classes
Discovery Summer is committed to ensuring the safeguarding of children and young people and we expect our staff to share this commitment. To this end, all references will be followed up, gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily and appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment.

Salary and Benefits

These are residential posts. Full board and accommodation is offered. You will work a 6 day week.
From £480 gross per week +statutory holiday pay (12.07% paid at the end of the contract) + discretionary bonus.
Please see our website for full job descriptions, an application form and further information about the application process. To apply please return the application form together with your CV and a cover letter stating why you are the right person for the job.

Company Details

Company/Organisation:
Discovery Summer
More Company Information
Address:
33 Kensington High Street
London
W8 5EA
United Kingdom
Telephone:
+ 44 (0)20 7937 1199
Fax:
+ 44 (0)20 7937 3344
Website:
Click here to visit the Discovery Summer website
Contact person:
Leonora Child, HR and Academic Manager

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