Sat Apr 29 17:25:49 GMT+00:00 2017

Young Learners - EFL teachers London

Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • United Kingdom, London
  • Discovery Summer
  • Experience: 1 YEAR
  • Positions: 10
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job

Details of Position

Discovery Summer runs a range of high quality day courses for juniors and adults in London during the summer.
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.
We have a wide range of nationalities at all centres so that students can make friends from all over the world. Over 60% of our staff returned last year. Discovery Summer’s policy is to invest in staff training.
We are currently recruiting EFL teachers to work at the following centres:
Collingham, Kensington, central London. Teaching beginners aged 5-7 or elementary aged 8-10 approx. Contracts up to 7 weeks between Friday 23 June – Friday 11 August. Teachers work Monday to Friday, morning only (17.5 hours per week) or full time (35 hours per week).
Queen’s Gate, Kensington, central London. On our Full Day London programme we have juniors (7-13 years) + teens (13-16 years). Contracts for up to 6 weeks between Monday 3 July – Friday 11 August. Teachers work Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 17:00, 35 hours per week. You will be teaching English in the morning and supervising activities and/or trips in London during the afternoon.
All teachers are responsible for planning and delivering high-quality, English as a Foreign Language lessons and for successfully completing the administrative duties that this role entails. Junior classes have an emphasis on Task-Based Learning.
For further details please visit the Employment page of our website and download the "Information for Applicants" and full job descriptions.
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.


• Degree, CELTA/Trinity TESOL, B.Ed./PGCE (Primary, English or MFL) qualification
• Experience of task-based/project based learning
• EFL experience with the appropriate age group
• Experience in teaching multinational, multi-lingual classes
• Experience of supervising students on study visits
Good knowledge of London sights and history (Queen's Gate teens only)
Experience of syllabus design (Queen's Gate teen only)

Salary and Benefits

From £16.20 to £21.21 gross per hour (depending on qualifications and experience) +statutory holiday pay (12.07% paid at the end of the contract) + meetings/induction/report writing paid at 50% of normal hourly rate.
Please see our website for the full job descriptions, application form and details of the application process. To apply please complete and return the application form together with your CV and a cover letter stating why you are the right person for the job.

Company Details

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

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