STEM summer school teacher

Deadline: Mon 05 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Mon 05 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom, Cobham, Surrey
  • Discovery Summer
  • Experience: 1 YEAR
  • Positions: 1
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

Experienced and creative STEM teacher needed for Global Young Leaders summer school in the UK. International students aged 12-16. 28 Jun - 28 July 2018. From £505 per week + discretionary bonus + free board and lodging. Course takes place at ACS Cobham in Surrey. An impressive international school with excellent facilities close to London.

Details of Position

Please note that in order to apply for this job you will need to complete a Discovery Summer application form and email it to us together with your CV and covering letter.
Discovery Summer is accredited by the British Council and runs residential summer courses for international students aged 8-17 at top UK boarding schools. The students have come to learn English, make new friends, try new activities, visit Britain and have a great time!
Many of our staff and students come back year after year. In 2017 we welcomed students of over 60 nationalities, 60% of our staff were returners and many recommend us to their friends.
We are currently recruiting teachers with relevant qualifications to work on our new Global Young Leaders Programme at ACS Cobham, Surrey for 4 weeks from 28 June 28 July. During the course students will cover three separate Strands: Young Entrepreneur, STEM, Creative Arts.
You will be responsible for planning and delivering high-quality lessons in STEM and for successfully completing the administrative duties that this role entails. Your lessons will be lively and include engaging activities to help students build confidence in the subject while building on their language skills. We are looking for a teacher with a wide range of skills and experience who can e.g. build a water rocket, plan a pond dipping session or teach students about finger printing techniques.
You will have 22.5 contact hours per week. You will also assist with other duties e.g. wake up/bed time duties/meal time supervision, supporting social activities as required. (Non-residential applicants will be considered).
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.
Please see our website for the full job description, 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.


Degree, appropriate PGCE/BEd.
Experience of teaching the relevant age group/subject
CELTA or Trinity TESOL
Previous summer school experience/International school experience
Experience of teaching specialist subject to multi-lingual, multi-level classes
Personal Skills
Ability to develop and implement interactive and stimulating STEM lessons
Provides a clear and accurate model of the English language
Organised, creative, reliable with good administrative skills
Professional, culturally aware and genuinely enjoys working with children/teenagers
Hardworking, energetic and committed to professional growth and development

Salary and Benefits

From £505 gross per week (depending on qualifications and experience) +statutory holiday pay (12.07% paid at the end of the contract) + discretionary bonus.
All posts are residential. Full board and accommodation is offered. You will work a 6 day week.

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