Sat Mar 24 07:56:32 GMT+00:00 2018


Deadline: Wed 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Wed 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom, Edinburgh
  • Mackenzie School of English
  • Positions: 10
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

Are you a qualified EFL teacher? Passionate about working with Young Learners from around the world? Looking for an exciting and challenging residential position in July? If so, wed love to hear from you. Mackenzie School of English is now recruiting for our summer residential programme.

Details of Position

Based in Edinburgh and British Council accredited, we run a successful year-round school and a well-established residential summer centre at Merchiston Castle. This year, Merchiston Castle is once again home to our all-inclusive four week summer residential programme for 12-17 year olds. A highly prestigious boarding school based in 100 acres of beautiful parkland, the extensive campus is only a couple of miles from the city centre and is also the location of the ruins of 13th Century Colinton Castle.
Working on our residential programme, you will provide all-round support to the centre, working 6 days a week. You will be expected to prepare and teach 15 hours weekly of high-quality, engaging and fun Task-Based Learning lessons to Young Learners as part of the academic programme, along with taking an active role in the activity programme and with pastoral care. Not only will this give you invaluable experience working with Young Learners, but also the opportunity to challenge yourself and be part of a dynamic team. We offer full training and support both before and during your employment.
Renowned for delivering high standards and paying attention to the finer details, every day is a special day at Mackenzie School of English. Join us to find out how we ensure this holds true for every one of our students on our programmes.
Find out more about our residential centre via link below.

Degree Required
Preferred qualifications:
Cambridge CELTA,Cambridge CELTA Online,Cambridge DELTA,Cambridge DELTA Distance,Trinity CertTESOL,Trinity DipTESOL
Native level English speaker preferred


All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. We are not able to sponsor work permit visa applications.
Essential Criteria:
CELTA/Trinity Cert TESOL
A first degree
English native-level proficiency
Punctual and organized
Responsible approach to working with juniors
Clear communication skills with the ability to plan and deliver engaging and challenging lessons
Desirable Criteria:
Local knowledge.
Experience of working with young people.
Experience of working in a similar role or industry.
Flexibility of working hours.
Level 1 Safeguarding.
First Aid training
Ability to adapt to change and take control in situations.
Dynamic can do approach to work.
Excellent people and communication skills and must work well as part of a team.
Excellent organisational skills.
Must be reliable and have excellent timekeeping.

Mackenzie School of English is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its student and expects all stakeholders to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be expected to hold a current PVG or be willing to obtain one. Where appropriate foreign police checks will be required.
Please note:
All interviews are face to face or via SKYPE.
Successful candidates must be available to attend induction and training and will be expected to live on-site from the morning of 1st July 2018.
Only successful applicants will be contacted

Salary and Benefits

All residential positions include free board and accommodation. Employees also receive full role specific comprehensive induction and ongoing continuous professional development.
Joint EFL Teacher/Activity Leader: Salary range £370-420 based on qualifications and experience, plus statutory holiday pay.

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