Young Learners EFL Teacher (Summer)

Deadline: Fri 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 UTC
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Fri 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 UTC
  • Ireland: Dublin, Ireland.
  • EC English Language Centres
  • Experience: NOT APPLICABLE
  • Positions: 2
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job

Job Summary

The Young Learners EFL Teacher is part of the Academic Team and is responsible for delivering a superior student learning experience through the delivery of our project-based lessons and student (self) assessment.

Details of Position

Job Duration: Fixed-term

Job Type: 15 hours per week with the possibility of more. Mornings from 9am - 12.15pm

Location: EC Dublin Young Learners (Terenure, Dublin 6W)

We welcome newly qualified teacher applications. Applicants must hold an EU Passport or have the right to work in Ireland.

EC Young Learners Programme: The EC family all around the world is dedicated to creating and providing top quality English language programmes for Young Learners (10-17) in the best destinations (Malta, UK, Ireland, USA, Canada and South Africa) all the while making sure our young students are safe, happy, and making memories they'll treasure long after they've returned home.

Position Summary:

The Young Learners EFL Teacher is part of the Academic Team and is responsible for delivering a superior student learning experience through the delivery of our project-based lessons and student (self) assessment. As part of the Academic Team the teacher, in collaboration with the YL Academic Manager actively seeks opportunities to further develop their teaching skills.

Key Responsibilities:

-Establishes a positive learning environment for Young Learners, ensuring that they feel supported in their learning and able to take risks with language
-Delivers our project-based lessons in a motivating and engaging fashion with a focus on learning and progress
-Provides feedback and support that encourages Young Learners to develop both their language skills and their learning autonomy
-Completes all administrative duties in a timely manner
-Works in the school team in a professional manner
-Takes an active interest in self-development
-Participates in in-company events and promotes and facilitates best practice through active collaboration with other EC teachers
-Ensures that the students are safe at all times

Duties assigned include, but are not be limited to the following:

-Prepares and delivers lessons assigned by the YL Academic Manager in accordance with EC Teacher Standards
-Complete class administration in a timely manner, including: Records of Work, student attendance, weekly student assessment reports
-Sets and takes in homework.
-Attends Staff meetings and training sessions as directed by the YL Academic Manager
-Responds to feedback from YL Academic Manager based on observations
-Follows the directives in the teacher manual
-Provides occasional substitute coverage
-Participates in internal training events
-Keeps current with school policies and company aims
-Checks work notices and announcements


Education Required:
-B.A. Degree (undergraduates also considered)
-CELTA / Trinity Certificate (or equivalent)

Experience Required:
Demonstrated ability to work with new technologies for teaching and administration

Experience Desired:
-Experience working with students aged 10-17. Experience studying or working abroad

Job Specific Competencies:

Lesson Delivery:
-Sets clear outcomes for the lesson/project
-Engages and includes all students in the learning process

Relationship Skills:
-Establishes a rapport with students and seeks to provide a safe and supportive learning environment
-Shows genuine sensitivity to the needs, feelings and capabilities of other people
-Deals with others in a pleasant manner
-Treats others with respect and consideration

Classroom Management:
-Identifies learners needs and guides them appropriately
-Has clear rules that are applied objectively to all students
-Uses pairs and groups to maintain energy levels and enhance learning
-Ensures all students are contributing to the lesson
-Responds appropriately to student questions and comments

Professional Conduct:
-Colleagues: Maintains professional supporting working relationship with colleagues
-Maintains open communication with all staff, particularly the YL Academic Manager. Familiar with school policy and company aims
-Attends and contributes positively to meetings
-Students: Behaves appropriately with students both in and out of the classroom and treats all students with respect. Shows respect for the culture of others

Development of Skills and Knowledge:
Ensures skills and knowledge are updated and extended and shares ideas for best teaching practice by participating actively in the centre training programme and staff room discussion.

Salary and Benefits

-Competitive salary depending on experience and qualifications (enquire at interview)
-Lesson materials provided
-Excellent facilities and resources

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