Tue Mar 28 21:36:54 GMT+00:00 2017

Summer school ESL teacher/activity leader

Deadline: Tue 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • United Kingdom, London SE1 9JA
  • Blue Sky Education & Travel (UK) Limited
  • Experience: 2 YEARS
  • Positions: 20
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Details of Position

BlueSky Education is a residential English language camp provider in Singapore, UK, and Australia. We are currently recruiting seasonal ESL Teachers / Activity Leaders for our residential summer camp in London which opens in July and August 2017.

Jul - mid Aug
Training prior: date to be confirmed

There are 2 available roles:
• ESL teacher (with academic and activities and welfare duties)
• Activity Leader (with activities and welfare duties only)

Both residential and non-residential positions are available.

The role of summer school Teacher/Activity Leader requires engagement in all aspects our school as directed by the Director of Studies and Centre Manager. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, engaging, flexible and have a high level of responsibility and authority. Successful candidates will be required to undertake a DBS check.

Main duties and responsibilities:

1. Academic:
• To teach as required.
• To plan and deliver engaging and dynamic leadership workshops, classes and events.
• To assist in placement testing along with other assessments throughout the course.
• To maintain accurate records of work, registers and lesson plans.
• To undertake all administrative tasks in a timely fashion.
• To assist all students in deriving the maximum benefit from the course.

2. Activities and Welfare:
• To supervise, engage and encourage students to participate fully in all aspects of the leisure and activity programme.
• To prepare, lead and deliver safe and exciting activities and excursions.
• To promote the safety and welfare of all students in BlueSky’s care.
• To assist with student arrivals and departures.
• To assist with general day to day duties including meal monitoring and administration tasks, as directed by senior staff.
• To ensure students are informed about meeting points and times along with upcoming events.
• To respond to problems and emergency situations as appropriate.
• To protect the property and resources of BlueSky and its partners. Be responsible for packing resources in an organised manner.
• To understand and adhere to the BlueSky Child Safeguarding and PREVENT policies.


• Native Level English speaker
• CELTA/TESOL cert or equivalent
• Minimum 2 years’ experience in ESL
• Experience in delivering leadership courses/programmes an advantage
• Responsible, enthusiastic and organised
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to use own initiative and lead activities/excursions
• Approaches work with a flexible ‘can-do’ attitude
• Educated to A Level or equivalent
• Be available to attend training prior to the camp

Salary and Benefits

Core salary and bonuses:
TEACHER (academic, activities and welfare duties)
• Weekly basic salary: GBP 350 (residential) or GBP 430 (non-residential)
ACTIVITY LEADER (activities and welfare duties only)
• Weekly basic salary: under 24 years old - GBP 292 (residential) or GBP 334 (non-residential), over 25 years old - GBP 304 (residential) or GBP 346 (non-residential)

Benefits (full information provided at interview)
• Teacher training sessions
• Class observation and feedback
• Specialist role bonus
• Contract completion bonus
• Returning teacher bonus

Company Details

Blue Sky Education & Travel (UK) Limited
More Company Information
Aldgate Tower, 2 Leman Street
E1 8FA
United Kingdom
Click here to visit the Blue Sky Education & Travel (UK) Limited website
Contact person:
Hannah Dunhill, Operations Manager

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