Summer School Teachers

  • United Kingdom: Monmouthshire.
  • Celtic English Academy
  • Experience: ENTRY LEVEL
  • Number of positions: 12
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential
  • Applicant must have right to work in United Kingdom.

Job Summary

Details of Position

Celtic English Academy, established in 2004, is a friendly and welcoming British Council accredited English language school in the centre of Cardiff. We take pride in our small class sizes, great teachers and wonderful support staff. For the past 19 years we have been offering a range of classes to both adults and younger learners. Due to the success of our 2022 Junior Summer Programme, we will be expanding the programme this year.

Situated in the border market town of Monmouth in the historic county of Monmouthshire, the Haberdashers Monmouth School will be the home for our 2023 Junior Summer Programme and benefits from a picturesque setting, surrounded by the stunning scenery of the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Nature Beauty. In 2016, Wales was named the Best UK Youth Travel Destination (British Youth Travel Awards).

The aim of the Junior Summer Programme is to provide students aged 11-17 with English language lessons every morning. Full lesson plans and materials are provided and have been specifically designed to fit the needs of our students and teachers. Lessons adopt a communicative approach and integrate general English, British culture, and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Class sizes are a maximum of 15.

In addition, our younger learners will have the opportunity to participate in afternoon activities such as sports and arts & crafts. They will also have one mid-week half day excursion and one full day excursion at the weekend.

The teachers will be responsible for preparing and delivering 15 hours of engaging lessons to younger learners (11-17). In addition, teachers will be required to assist with some of the social activities, to help at some mealtimes and to help welcome new students as they arrive.

Job Description
The general responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited, to the following:
- Preparing and delivering approximately 15 hours of engaging English lessons a week
- Improving the communicative competence of the younger learners
- Preparing and marking homework when necessary
- Attending training sessions and meetings
- Completing reports and certificates
- Assisting with some boarding duties
- Assisting with a minimum of 15 hours social activities
- Welcoming new students on arrival day.

A valid Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for this role. All references will be followed up. All successful candidates will be required to complete online level 1 courses in safeguarding and Prevent (paid).

So come and join us for a great summer in Monmouth - we look forward to hearing from you.

How to apply
To receive an information pack, please send a covering letter and CV. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. A valid Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for this role. All references will be followed up.

Early application is encouraged
Successful applicants will be contacted swiftly to arrange an interview immediately
Positions will be offered soon after.

Key dates
Pre-programme Induction date TBC (paid) - online / face to face options
Start date: Saturday 8th July for between 4 and 6 weeks

Degree Required


Education/training/qualifications (Essential)
- TEFL I Status (Undergraduate Degree and Certificate-ELT/ TESOL qualification e.g. CELTA/ Trinity Cert TESOL)
- Undergraduate Degree OR minimum 2 years of Bachelors degree programme completed
- Initial ELT/ TESOL qualification e.g CELTA or Cert TESOL and/or PGCE and/ or QTS status

Education/training/qualifications (Desirable)
- A qualification in teaching younger learners
- First Aid certificate or willingness to work towards one
- Safeguarding Children Level 1 Certificate or willingness to work towards one
- Enhanced DBS certificate

Essential requirements
- Previous experience of working with younger people aged between 11 and 17 (This may be in a voluntary or non-teaching capacity)
- C1 Level of English
- Excellent communication and organisational skills
- Eligible to live and work in the UK

Desirable requirements
- Between 1 and 2 years experience teaching within the UK or abroad
- Previous experience of working in a summer school

Salary and Benefits

£540-£595 (depending on experience) per week plus full board and accommodation. Holiday entitlement is 5.6 weeks which will be prorated.

Please note we operate a loyalty scheme for returning teachers.

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Job Summary

Celtic English Academy is looking for teachers to be part of our summer team.
The Haberdashers' Monmouth School in Monmouthshire, UK, will be the home for our 2023 Junior Summer Programme. Teachers will provide students aged 11-17 with English language lessons every morning. Full lesson plans and materials are provided. Max. class size: 15. In addition, this residential role will include playing an active part in the social programme.
Newly qualified teachers welcomed and supported

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