EFL Teacher (Summer)

Deadline: Thu 31 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Thu 31 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom, Leeds
  • The Leeds School of English
  • Experience: ENTRY LEVEL
  • Positions: 2
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

We are looking for EFL teachers to work as part of the academic team of our rapidly developing language school during the summer. You will be required to teach on our General English and IELTS preparation courses, as per the weekly rota.
There is a possibility of extending contracts beyond the summer.
Interviews will be offered to shortlisted candidates on an ongoing basis.

Details of Position

We are looking for EFL teachers to work on a flexible basis as part of the academic team of our rapidly developing language school.
You will be required to teach on our General English and IELTS preparation courses, as well as deliver one-to-one lessons as per the weekly rota.
The purpose of role is to promote the development of students English language skills by planning and delivering EFL lessons, providing tutorials, supervision and similar services in accordance with The Schools curricula and schemes of work.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Planning, Teaching and Materials Preparation
- To deliver EFL lessons on The Schools language courses, as per the weekly rota;
- To prepare a weekly plan of teaching, and plan lessons accordingly;
- To contribute to The Schools teaching resources by preparing supplementary materials as deemed necessary or requested, preserving and sharing them with the academic team for future use;
- To use the designated e-learning platform for setting and monitoring student work beyond the classes.
Assessment
- To plan and implement regular progress testing of students, according to the curriculum and the needs of students;
- To assist the Academic Manager with the level testing of new students;
- To record students progress and complete academic reports as requested by the Academic Manager.
Monitoring Students' Progress
- To regularly provide tutorial sessions for setting new goals for students and helping them reflect on their progress;
- To confer with other members of the academic team on students progress as appropriate;
- To report any need or request for level changes to the Academic Manager.
Supervision
- To invigilate mock exam sessions as per the weekly rota;
- To facilitate communication as part of the daily lunchtime chat sessions as per the weekly rota;
- To accompany students on excursions and other free time activities, supervise them and ensure that the language skills development goals set for these sessions are met. Such occasions are allocated to teachers on a voluntary basis only.
Administrative Duties
- To ensure all weekly lesson logs, registers and further documents are completed fully and filed or submitted on time as appropriate;
- To attend weekly meetings of the academic team.
Continuing Professional Development
- To actively seek opportunities for professional development;
- To teach reflectively, observe peer teachers and be open to being observed teaching by others
- To attend weekly and monthly internal CPD workshops;
- To attend external CPD sessions such as conferences and webinars on a regular basis.
Policies
- To be familiar with and ensure the implementation of all school policies, with special attention to the Health and Safety, Equality and Diversity, and Safeguarding Policies.

Qualifications

Essential Qualifications:
- First degree (Level 6)
- TEFLI qualification recognised by the British Council (CELTA or Trinity Cert. TESOL)
Desirable Qualifications
- TEFLQ qualification recognised by the British Council (DELTA or Trinity Dip. TESOL)
- CELTA-YL
- MA TESOL
Skills and Experience:
- Ability to inspire students by enthusiasm in teaching
- Ability to build and maintain good rapport with students
- Ability to work as part of an academic team
- Commitment to Continuing Professional Development
- Excellent IT skills with experience in delivering e-learning

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary, pension scheme

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The Leeds School of English
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