Summer EFL Teachers
- Deadline: Sun 24 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT
- United Kingdom, Newbury, Berkshire
- Lines Languages Ltd
- Experience: 1 YEAR
- Positions: 10
- Degree Required
- Short Term/Summer job, Residential
Contracts start Friday 6th July 2018 for 3 or 4 weeks
Four days teaching per week (24 contact hours) Mon-Fri plus a day on excursion, all weekends off
At LINES you are employed to teach - there are no additional residential duties!
All positions include accommodation and full board, based at Downe House School
Details of Position
You teach for 24 hours per week: 6 hours per day over 4 days and also take students on a mid-week excursion. There are no residential or pastoral care duties to perform and you get weekends off (Friday evening - Sunday afternoon).
We expect all teachers to take personal responsibility for planning and delivering creative, engaging academic classes and work as part of the on-site team to create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere so that students have fun learning and smiling in the same language!
12 hours of academic classes (with language and learning focused on a weekly theme), 6 hours of language workshops and 6 hours of tutorial period per week, over 4 days.
Academic Classes (Mornings): General English classes using the LINES Syllabus. You will share classes with your teaching partner, which means you plan one 1.5 hour academic lesson per day.
Maximum class size is 10.
PLEASE NOTE: We do not have a stocked resource room. Instead, to encourage your creativity and ideas, teachers bring and share among the team their own materials and resources for the duration of the summer school.
You will have access to photocopiers/printers and all classrooms have IT/projectors and some with interactive whiteboards
Workshops (Afternoons): Project-based, communicative English classes. You have individual responsibility for planning and delivering your Workshop sessions. Workshops include Film Production, Fashion Design, Popular Music, Drama as well as Exam Preparation, Creative Writing and Business English.
Academic Excursion: Once a week, you will go on an Academic Excursion. You will be responsible for planning a pre-excursion preparation lesson (part of your 6 hours of tutorials) and for managing your class group during the day.
Information for all Teachers:
Residential Duties: There are no evening or overnight residential duties. You are responsible for escorting your classes to and from the dining room for lunch Monday-Friday and to eat with students at your allocated table, (lunch and dinner) as detailed on the weekly dining hall seating plan.
Other Duties: To attend all on-site evening meetings and a weekly Professional Development session. You must also ensure you complete all administrative duties, including registers, lesson plans, weekly and end of school student reports and student certificates.
You will normally be required to attend the weekly Friday evening Stage & Screen Show.
Your time off will start on Friday evening until Sunday afternoon. If leaving the site, you must be back on site by 3 pm on Sunday afternoon, for placement testing and associated office duties.
Who are we looking for?
We want to talk to teachers who are:
Professional and committed to developing their career
An experienced summer school teacher, comfortable in teaching all levels and able to hit the classroom running at the start of school
Able to take responsibility and use their own initiative to plan and deliver academic classes, whilst working together with their teaching partner
Able to plan and deliver task-based workshops and daily tutorials to the highest standards
Energetic and able to thrive in a fast-paced, intensive summer school environment
Flexible and hard-working, with a can-do attitude, able to cope with unexpected changes to schedule and routine and performing additional duties as required
Organised and reliable, with excellent communication skills
A team player, comfortable working with others to ensure excellence
Culturally aware, with experience of managing a variety of needs within the classroom and your teaching team
- Degree Required
We do not accept Online TEFL Certificates.
All teachers must be able to provide 2 professional references and apply for (or send proof of) of an enhanced DBS or Garda Clearance and/or local Police Check. Gaps in employment must be satisfactorily explained.
You will have the right to work in the UK. If English is not your mother tongue, you MUST be a proficient user (CEFR C1/C2 level)
You will be required to complete an online basic safeguarding training course. Details will be given if you are appointed.
Salary and Benefits
Lines Languages Ltd
More Company Information
LINES has two summer school sites, Queenswood in Hertfordshire, and Downe House in Berkshire. LINES students come from all over the world. They are aged between 6 and 18 years old. We are lucky to have a diverse range of students, with class sizes limited to max 10. As a teacher, you can expect to have a fun but busy summer! You will teach 4 days a week from 09.00 - 16.30 and go on a weekly academic excursion. We ideally require teachers with extensive, prior summer school experience.
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