- Deadline: Wed 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT
- United Kingdom, Oxford
- Oxford Summer Courses
- Experience: 3 YEARS
- Positions: 10
- Degree Required
- Short Term/Summer job
Details of Position
Oxford Summer Courses was established by a network of Oxford alumni determined to share the magic of the university and the city with the wider world. Although Oxford Summer Courses isnt part of the university, Oxford is at the heart of everything we do. It shapes what, where and how we teach.
We started a summer school for bright international students in 2010 which is set to welcome over 1700 students to Oxford in 2018. Our team is a mix of Oxford alumni and Oxford locals, who together oversee the preparation for the busy summer months when a tutorial team of 120 and pastoral team of over 170 will join us to deliver our courses.
About the role
The role of English language tutor is to deliver an interesting and engaging timetable of lessons on one of our two courses: Key Skills or Academic IELTS. Students attending our courses will be aged 10-12 (Wycombe Abbey only), 13-15, 16-17 or 18-24. You can indicate which age group you would prefer to work with and have experience teaching when you apply. Students are taught in small groups of up to 8.
Youll report directly to the Course Manager who is responsible for monitoring the quality of teaching and taking feedback from tutors.
If you are a lively, inspiring teacher passionate about teaching English to international students then we want to hear from you.
Planning the content of the course according to learning objectives and desired outcomes outlined in the syllabus, which will be determined by the Course Manager.
Teaching classes of up to 21 hours per week.
To deliver challenging and engaging lessons tailored to the needs and abilities of students.
To incorporate a varied and balanced range of reading, writing, speaking and listening skills throughout the course, focusing on both fluency and accuracy.
Ensuring good standards of student behaviour during lessons.
Completing a feedback form on the course and students as instructed by the Academic Programme Coordinator.
To liaise regularly with the pastoral team and Course Manager; to keep them informed of any student issues or needs that arise.
To report immediately to the Designated Safeguarding Lead any safeguarding issues that may arise.
Course dates: we are looking for tutors who can teach for one or more 2-week courses
Course 1: 24th June-7th July
Course 2: 1st July- 14th July
Course 3: 8th July- 21st July
Course 4: 15th July- 28th July
Course 5: 22nd July- 4th August
Course 6: 29th July- 11th August
Location: courses take place in central Oxford, either at the Language Centre, or at one of the colleges
Payment: On a set scale according to qualification and years of experience, beginning at £775 per two-week course
Accommodation is not included
CELTA / Trinity TESOL qualified with a minimum of 3 years teaching experience
Experience with the age groups you are applying to teach- 10-12 (Wycombe Abbey) 13-15, 16-17 or 18-24
Right to work in the UK
Essential skills/ attributes
Excellent communication, organisation and leadership skills
Enthusiastic, motivating teacher
Reliable and punctual
Ability to cope under pressure
Familiarity with interactive whiteboards/ EFL webtools*
Experience in planning course content* *
Experience teaching classes of mixed ability*
Experience teaching for IELTS.
References and Checks
Safeguarding you will be required to undertake generalist training for safeguarding if you have not done so in the last two years.
Full written references will be required prior to appointment, one being from your current or most recent employer
A DBS check will be undertaken, for which information and consent is required
A Certificate of Good Conduct is necessary if you have been working abroad
Please apply online using our website jobs page (link below).
Job Type: Contract
Salary: £380.00 to £550.00 /week
Salary and Benefits
Oxford Summer Courses
More Company Information
Oxford Summer Courses was established in 2010 by a network of Oxford alumni determined to share the magic of the university and the city with the wider world. Although Oxford Summer Courses isnt part of the university, Oxford is at the heart of everything we do. It shapes what, where and how we teach. We run a summer school which welcomed 1,200 motivated international students aged 10-24 to Oxford in 2017, and 130 students to Cambridge. In 2018, this figure will rise to 2000.
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