Summer School Teachers

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  • United Kingdom: Newbury, Berkshire.
  • Lines Languages
  • Experience: NOT APPLICABLE
  • Positions: 30
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

Residential and non-residential EFL teaching positions at Lines Languages summer school based at our centres at Downe House (Berkshire) and Queenswood (Hertfordshire). 24 hours of teaching a week over 4 days Mon-Fri plus one mid-week, full day excursion. No afternoon, evening or weekend residential, activity or airport duties. Maximum class size of 10. We welcome applications from both experienced and newly-qualified teachers who can demonstrate a genuine passion for teaching young people.

Details of Position

We are a British Council accredited summer school established in 1995, looking for energetic, creative and inspiring teachers to join our team. We offer residential and non-residential positions, based at our centres at Downe House (Berkshire) and Queenswood (Hertfordshire).
We offer 2/3 week contracts, starting on Friday 3rd July 2020, finishing on either Friday 17 or Friday 24th July.
A limited number of one-week contract extensions to finish Friday 31st July may be available depending on student numbers in the final week.
24 hours of teaching a week over 4 days Mon-Fri plus one mid-week, full day excursion.
Unlike some summer school teaching positions, at LINES there are no afternoon, evening or weekend residential, activity or airport duties. You are off at weekends (Friday evening-Sunday afternoon).
Residential positions include accommodation (own room, shared bathroom) and full board, with some access to sports facilities in your free time.
We welcome applications from both experienced and newly-qualified teachers who can demonstrate a genuine passion to design inspiring lessons that motivate and engage young people from all over the world to improve their English language skills and have a summer of fun learning and smiling in the same language!
Our maximum class size is 10, (average 7-8 from the same age and level) which means you can really get to know your students and see them develop their language skills and confidence.
If you enjoy working with young people aged 10-18 years old, are confident teaching in a fast-paced, busy summer school and relish the opportunity to work as an integral part of a supportive, friendly and dynamic academic team to create an engaging learning environment for all, we want to talk to you!
Age Groups:
We have teaching opportunities available for all our age groups, as follows. Please indicate in your application if you have an age group teaching preference.
Kids: 7-10 years old (Downe House only) Primary teachers required
Teens: 10-12 years old
Juniors: 13-15 years old
Seniors: 16-18 years old
You as an Individual:
Professional and committed to developing your teaching career.
Able to take responsibility and use own initiative for lesson planning. Energetic and creative with a positive personality and approach. Flexible and hard-working, with a can-do attitude.
Confident in use of IT in the classroom and for all teaching administration. Able to cope with unexpected changes to schedule and routine. Organised and reliable, with good time management skills, excellent inter-personal and communication skills. A team player, comfortable working with others to ensure excellence.
Culturally sensitive, with experience of managing different needs in the classroom
Previous summer school/international school teaching experience, along with the confidence to be able to adapt lessons and teaching style to meet changing individual and group needs, as we have weekly new student enrolments
Previous experience of working with young learners and teenagers, including a good understanding of learning needs and how to engage and inspire them to learn and achieve their potential


CELTA or Trinity TESOL (or equivalent) with a minimum of 6 hours observed teaching practice.
LINES is committed to ensuring the safeguarding of young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All teachers must be able to provide 2 professional references and provide the required information needed for us to apply for an enhanced DBS Check and other suitability checks on your behalf.
You will also be required to complete an online basic Safeguarding course before receiving your contract. Full details about all these checks and what you need to do if appointed will be given at interview.
Any gaps in employment must be satisfactorily explained and all references will be followed up.
You will already have the right to work in the UK. LINES does not sponsor or assist with work permits or visas. Minimum level of English C1 (advanced, Inc, Pronunciation)

Salary and Benefits

390 UK Pounds Per Week (Inc. Holiday Pay)

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