Summer School Teacher

Deadline: Thu 31 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
  • Deadline: Thu 31 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom, North Wales
  • Celtic English Academy
  • Experience: ENTRY LEVEL
  • Positions: 5
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

The general responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:
- Preparing and delivering approximately 15 hours of engaging English lessons a week
- Improving the communicative competence of the younger learners
- Preparing and marking homework when necessary
- Attending training sessions
- Attending meeting
- Completing reports and certificates
- Assisting with some boarding duties
- Assisting with some social activities
- Welcoming new students on arrival day

Details of Position

Celtic English Academy, established in 2004, is a friendly and welcoming British Council accredited English language school in the centre of Cardiff. We take pride in our small class sizes, great teachers and wonderful support staff. For the past 14 years we have been offering a range of classes to both adults and younger learners. Due to the success of our 2017 young learner courses, we will be opening a summer school in North Wales for the first time this summer.
Situated in the seaside town of Colwyn Bay in North Wales, the beautiful British boarding school, Rydal Penrhos, will be the home for our 2018 Junior Summer Programme.
In 2016, Wales was named the Best UK Youth Travel Destination (British Youth Travel Awards) and North Wales specifically was rated as one of the Top 10 Places in the World to Visit (Lonely Planet, 2017). As a safe and friendly Victorian seaside town, which is easy to reach from Manchester and Liverpool airports, Colwyn Bay is a great location for young learners to experience a language learning adventure.
The aim of Junior Summer Programme is to provide students aged 11-17 with English language lessons every morning and with afternoon activities which can include sports such as:
-Football
-Badminton
-Tennis
-Swimming and much, much more!
In addition, our younger learners will have the opportunity to take part in some exciting half-day and full excursions, which will include:
-Surf Snowdonia
-Zip World
-Bounce Below
Lots of other exciting and informative visits to regional towns, cities and places of interest
For individual and group students we have the following special options for drama, golf and intercultural learning to enhance their experience. These will take place during the afternoons.
The teachers will be responsible for preparing and delivering 15 hours of engaging lesson to younger learners (11-17). In addition, teachers will be required to assist with some of the social activities, to help at some mealtimes and to help welcome new students as they arrive.
How to apply
To receive an information pack, please send a covering letter and CV. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. A valid Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for this role. All references will be followed up.
Key dates
Start date: Monday 2nd July for between 4 and 6 weeks

Qualifications

Education/training/qualifications (Essential)
- TEFL I Status (Undergraduate Degree and Certificate-ELT/ TESOL qualification e.g. CELTA/ Trinity Cert TESOL)
- Undergraduate Degree (2.1 or 1st Class)
- Initial ELT/ TESOL qualification e.g CELTA or Cert TESOL
Education/training/qualifications (Desirable)
- A qualification in teaching younger learners and/ or QTS status
- MA Applied Linguistics
- First Aid certificate or willingness to work towards one
- Safeguarding Children Level 1 Certificate or willingness to work towards one
- Enhanced DBS or CRB certificate
Knowledge (Essential)
- Good knowledge of the needs of younger learners
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
Knowledge (Desirable)
- A second language
Experience (Essential)
- Previous experience of working with younger people aged between 11 and 17 (This may be in a voluntary capacity)
Experience (Desirable)
- Between 1 and 2 years experience teaching with in the UK or abroad
- Previous experience of working on a summer school
Personal attributes (Essential)
- Self-motivated and able to use initiative
- Adaptable to change and innovative
- Enthusiastic team player
- Client focused with warm, friendly and empathetic attitude
Skills and abilities (Essential)
- C2 Level of English
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent organisational skills with a good attention to detail
- Ability to multi-task
- Ability to work in a high-pressure environment
Skills and abilities (Desirable)
- An additional language
Other (Essential)
- Eligible to live and work in the UK
The general responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:
- Preparing and delivering approximately 15 hours of engaging English lessons a week
- Improving the communicative competence of the younger learners
- Preparing and marking homework when necessary
- Attending training sessions
- Attending meeting
- Completing reports and certificates
- Assisting with some boarding duties
- Assisting with some social activities
- Welcoming new students on arrival days
- Supporting the DoS with the smooth day to day running of the summer school

Salary and Benefits

£350-£400 (depending on experience) per week plus accommodation and food

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