TEFL Teacher and Senior Teacher

Deadline: Wed 05 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom, Oxford, London
  • Varsity International
  • Experience: 1 YEAR
  • Positions: 8
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Details of Position

Varsity International is a English Language and Activity summer school looking to recruit CELTA/ Trinity (Level 5) qualified teachers for our summer programmes at residential schools in Oxford and Wokingham and day camps in oxford and London. The season runs for up to 7 weeks from July 10 - August 25. Students on residential courses are aged 8 -16, non-residential courses are for 4 -14, so experience working with these age groups is paramount.
It's likely all teaching roles will, at some point involve supporting international students in their other activities (arts and sports) so skills and experience, even a keen interest in either of these areas is very useful in these roles.
Duties and responsibilities:

1. Deliver engaging English lessons for classes of up to 12 children aged between 10 and 16 in ability level groups from beginner to advanced.
2. Support other staff on camp to integrate children into the activity programme.
3. Ensure all policies and procedures on camp are adhered to by yourself and the children in your care, including health and safety, and safeguarding procedures.
4. Take a pastoral role welcoming new children into your group and liaising with the Camp Manager, Academic Manager and/or parents as necessary.
5. Monitor student progress and provide written feedback to parents in report form at the end of each student’s time on camp.
6. At all times behave in a manner that reflects the expectations of Ultimate Activity Camps.
7. Show the required energy, enthusiasm and professionalism for the duration of the season, acting as an ambassador for Varsity International and behaving as a suitable role model for children.
Details of the two teaching roles are available on our website (link below).
As part of our Safeguarding procedures, applicants are asked to note that:
• references will be followed up;
• all gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily;
• proof of identity and (where applicable) qualifications will be required;
• reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason that they should not be engaged in situations where they have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18;
• appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment.
This role meets the requirements in respect of exempted questions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before the appointment is confirmed.


CELTA/Trinity TESOL (level 5) qualified or equivalent. Experience in teaching English to foreign students, preferably of primary school age, (4-11)
• Experience of teaching EFL to children of different nationalities, ability and age.
• Experience of holiday summer schools or activity camps desirable
• Flexible, team player, able to adapt to dynamic situations and challenges on camp.

Salary and Benefits

Teacher: £430 plus holiday pay
Senior Teacher: £480 plus holiday pay

Company Details

Varsity International
More Company Information
Compass House
Farmoor Court, Farmoor
United Kingdom
01865 582639
Click here to visit the Varsity International website
Contact person:
Charlotte Sabin, Academic Manager

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