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EFL Teacher - London

Deadline: Mon 03 Jun 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Mon 03 Jun 2019 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom: London.
  • Discovery Summer
  • Experience: 1 YEAR
  • Positions: 10
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

Discovery Summer is recruiting enthusiastic and professional teachers for non-residential summer posts in London. Late June/early July - mid-August.

You will be responsible for planning and delivering high-quality, lively EFL lessons and taking students on study visits.

Student age range varies by centre (5-17 years). Gross salary depending on qualifications and experience and location: £17.44-£22.83 per hour + statutory holiday pay £2.10-£2.75 per hour

Details of Position

Experienced teachers and those early in their career are welcome to apply - this is an excellent opportunity to work as part of a dynamic team and to acquire new skills and competences that will help advance your career.

We provide a supportive and friendly environment. Over 60% of our staff return each summer. Many of our staff have been with us for 5 years or more.

In our 2018 British Council inspection we were awarded 14 strengths out of a possible 15.

Collingham, Kensington, London:
Student age range 5-17. We are keen to recruit teachers with experience teaching under 10s and/or task-based learning. 17.5 or 35 contact hours per week. Monday to Friday teaching mornings 09:00-12:00 and/or afternoons. Task-based learning programme which incorporates a weekly study visit.

Queens Gate, Kensington, London:
Student age range 7-13. We are keen to recruit teachers with experience teaching under 10s. 27 contact hours per week. Monday to Friday.

Marymount, Kingston-upon-Thames, near London:
Student age range 8-13. We are keen to recruit teachers with experience teaching under 10s. 26 contact hours per week. Monday to Friday.

At Queens Gate and Marymount you will teach a mixture of English Skills + English Workshops.

English Skills- Topic based, graded classes (e.g. British culture, future societies, film & music) help develop core skills e.g. in using grammar, reading, writing, listening and building confidence in spoken English

English Workshops These classes help students learn and develop by collaborating, discussing, researching and creating. They are fun, task-based sessions and encourage students to explore new areas and build confidence in important life skills e.g. problem solving, critical thinking, teamwork

Please see our website for the full job description, online application form and details of the application process. To apply please complete the online application form where you can also upload your CV. We run a rolling recruitment programme so please apply asap.

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.

Qualifications

Essential
First degree (any discipline)
CELTA, Trinity TESOL, BEd/PGCE (Primary Education, English or MFL) or EFL Level 5 equivalent
Ability to provide a clear and accurate model of the English language
Passionate about teaching and learning

Desirable
Previous summer school experience/International school experience
Experience of teaching multi-lingual classes
Task-based learning experience
Young Learner specialism e.g. TYLEC

Personal Attributes
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Capacity to work alongside colleagues, contributing effectively to a team
Ability to effectively motivate children and teenagers
Good administrative skills
Able to work comfortably in a fast paced, intensive environment
Committed to producing student centred, interactive classes
Organised and with high professional and personal standards
Culturally sensitive and genuinely enjoys working with young people
Open to receiving feedback and wants to develop new skills
Creative, energetic and fun

Salary and Benefits

£17.44-£22.83 per hour + statutory holiday pay £2.10-£2.75 per hour (depending on qualifications and experience)
Staff are given a thorough induction and performance is regularly reviewed
Mentor programme available for newly qualified teachers
Exciting opportunities for professional development e.g. peer observation and team teaching
Weekly INSET sessions led by senior staff on a range of topics e.g. error correction, pronunciation, learning strategies

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