Residential EFL Teacher

Deadline: Sun 01 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Sun 01 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom, UK
  • Discovery Summer
  • Experience: 1 YEAR
  • Positions: 10
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

Qualified, creative EFL teachers needed for residential summer schools in top boarding schools around the UK. You will be working with young learners/teens (8-17). 3-5 week contracts. From £430 to £520 gross per week (depending on qualifications and experience)+ statutory holiday pay (12.07% paid at the end of the contract) + discretionary bonus.

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. See our website for testimonials from past staff and students.
We are currently recruiting residential EFL teachers to work at the following centres:
ACS Cobham, Surrey. 12-16 year olds. Contracts 2 weeks from 14-28 July
Marymount International School, Kingston upon Thames. 8-13 year olds; Contracts 3-5 weeks between 28 June - 2 August
Radley College, near Oxford; Juniors 11-14 or Teens 14-17 years; 3-5 weeks between 9 July - 15 Aug
Shrewsbury School, Shropshire; 11-16 year olds; 3-4 weeks between 2 July - 1 Aug
Day to day duties:
You will be responsible for planning and delivering high-quality, English as a Foreign Language lessons using the Discovery Summer syllabus. You will also be responsible for successfully completing the administrative duties that this role entails. We expect lessons to be lively and include engaging activities to help students develop accuracy, fluency and most importantly, confidence.
Teaching hours vary by centre but range from 20-34.5 per week. To ensure that our students are well looked-after and that you can get to know them, you will also assist with wake-up/bedtime/meal duties and with sports/activity sessions.
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.
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.


Degree (any discipline)
CELTA, Trinity TESOL, BEd/PGCE (Primary Education, English or MFL) or EFL Level 5 equivalent
EFL experience with the relevant age group
Previous summer school experience/International school experience
Experience of teaching multi-lingual classes
Experience in teaching task-based/project based learning
Good administrative skills
Personal Attributes
Committed to producing student centred, interactive Task Based/Project Based classes
Provides a clear and accurate model of the English language
Organised, reliable and has good administrative skills
Professional, culturally aware and genuinely enjoys working with children/teenagers
Hardworking, creative, energetic and able to work comfortably in a fast paced, intensive environment
Readiness to participate in activities and assist with pastoral duties on residential courses

Salary and Benefits

From £430 to £520 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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