EFL Teacher

Deadline: Fri 19 Aug 2022 00:00:00 UTC
  • Deadline: Fri 19 Aug 2022 00:00:00 UTC
  • United Kingdom: London WC1A 2DA.

Job Summary

EFL Teachers (from September)

Kaplan London Covent Garden is located just 5 minutes walk from Covent Garden and 2 minutes from Holborn tube station. Situated within a beautiful 18th century house on several floors, the building has been well adapted for English language learning and offers a vibrant, well-resourced study environment for our staff and students.

Details of Position

Kaplan London Covent Garden is located just 5 minutes walk from Covent Garden and 2 minutes from Holborn tube station. Situated within a beautiful 18th century house on several floors, the building has been well adapted for English language learning and offers a vibrant, well-resourced study environment for our staff and students.

Kaplan International Languages - Mission Statement and Core Values

Kaplan helps individuals achieve their educational and career goals. We build futures one success story at a time. Our core values of Integrity, Knowledge, Results, Support and Opportunity define our company culture and provide the framework for what we deliver to our customers and employees each day. We succeed when our students succeed. All Kaplan divisions, including Kaplan International Languages, share the same Mission and Values as our parent company, Kaplan, Inc.

Location: The post is based in London Covent Garden.

Reports: This position reports to the Director of Studies.

Objective: Teachers deliver well planned, engaging and successful lessons in line with the KI Languages Teaching Standards. They ensure all students have the best Kaplan Experience through top quality customer service.



To plan, prepare and deliver lessons in accordance with the standards outlined in the KI Languages Teaching Standards

To conduct regular tutorials in accordance with the KI Languages Independent Learning policy

To set homework in line with school policy including exercises on K+ Online and ensure all homework is returned within 1 week


To produce personalised 5 weekly reports on student progress

To promote independent learning via needs analysis, tutorials, support and reports

To write lesson plans as and when requested by the Director of Studies for example for twice yearly formal observations, inspections or professional development purposes

To contribute to the development of KI Languages materials though trialling and feedback

To assist in the testing and placement of new and existing students (if required - paid at administrative rates)


To keep accurate and up to date records of work done and materials used in class

To complete the attendance portal within 10 minutes of each lesson starting (or returning from break) and report any absences according to school procedure

Customer Service

To provide exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers at all times

To assist students and others with enquiries and requests efficiently and effectively, and to know where to direct those in need of assistance if unable to provide it

To be helpful and courteous to students and their representatives


To have a good working knowledge and understanding of procedural documents and KI Languages policies relevant to the role

All employees of Kaplan International Languages have a responsibility for data protection. They are obliged to undertake training and have a duty to adhere to our Data Protection policies


To attend the teachers meeting once per week

To be proactive about both your personal and professional development including attendance/completion of all compulsory training sessions and to actively participate in any training offered

To undertake other duties as deemed necessary by line manager


All members of the school team are responsible for all aspects of our students safeguarding and welfare in conjunction with the wider school and company management teams

Qualifications (Essential)

Bachelors degree

TEFLI Status - For example via a CELTA or equivalent

Qualifications (Desirable)

Qualified EFL examiner status (Cambridge/IELTS)

Experience (Desirable)

Experience in administration work (preferably in an ELT environment)

Experience in developing learner autonomy

Experience in effective student counselling and tutorials

Experience in student assessment

Experience in teaching a variety of levels

Experience in teaching exam preparation and/or business classes

Experience in using IWBs in the classroom

Experience in working in a customer-facing environment


Ability to develop learner autonomy with students

Ability to find and present solutions to problems

Ability to motivate students to achieve goals

Ability to relate to and build rapport with international students

Ability to teach effectively, achieve results and inspire students to learn

Ability to use initiative when required

Ability to work effectively on an individual basis and as a member of a team

Excellent communication skills

Excellent IT skills including MS Office

Excellent organisation skills and ability to multitask and manage conflicting priorities

Exceptional customer service ethos

High level of patience and approachability

Knowledge of IWB programs and educational technology

Strong attention to detail and high level of data accuracy

Please apply with a CV and covering letter. Closing date: Friday 8th July 2022

At Kaplan International, we are committed to working in a diverse organisation and strive to provide equality of opportunity for all. We encourage and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or identity, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. If you would like to be considered for an interview under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme, please complete this form or email us.

As part of our commitment to safeguarding, depending on the nature of the role, successful candidates may be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

About Kaplan International Languages

Every year, Kaplan International Languages (KIL) helps over 50,000 students from more than 150 countries to develop and improve their English language skills. With a network of schools spanning 6 countries, KIL has the largest presence of any international language school in the English-speaking world. Our schools are in vibrant, sought-after and convenient locations, providing our students with the right environment to achieve their goals. We offer a wide selection of courses from General English and exam courses through to 8-month intensive programs. Our recommendation rate currently stands at 96%.

As part of Kaplan Inc., KIL is proud to share in the Kaplan tradition of academic excellence, standing alongside other established education institutions like Kaplan Financial, Kaplan International Pathways, Kaplan Test Prep and Kaplan Professional. Kaplan Inc., which is owned by Graham Holdings, is one of the worlds largest providers of education and training. It has an 80-year history of expanding access to academic opportunity and global revenues of more than US$2 billion.

Degree Required
Required qualifications:
Cambridge CELTA, Cambridge CELTA online, Trinity CertTESOL, TEFL Certificate, TESOL Certificate.

Salary and Benefits

Competitive rates.

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