EFL Teacher - Adults and Juniors
- United Kingdom: Canterbury, Kent.
- Concorde International
- Experience: NO PREFERENCE
- Number of positions: 10
- Degree Required
- Applicant must have right to work in United Kingdom.
Details of Position
A recognised teaching qualification such as Cambridge CELTA or Trinity Cert TESOL or equivalent (Qualification must contain at least 100 hours of ELT/TESOL input, minimum 6 hours supervised teaching practice and must be externally validated by a reputable examination body) or PGCE in relevant subjects, BEd, QTS or overseas equivalent
University degree or overseas equivalent
Native or very near-native competency in English
Previous teaching experience with teenagers and young learners, especially within multinational classes
Previous experience working in a challenging EFL environment
Able to speak a second language
Current first aid or RLSS lifesaving certificate
Recent DBS check (formerly CRB)
Relevant coaching and leadership qualifications
We are looking for high standards from all our teachers in the following areas
Excellent knowledge of English grammar, idiomatic expressions and use of language
Awareness and strategies for effective classroom management & discipline
Clear and effective use of whiteboards and other teaching aids to facilitate student progress
Ability to correctly model and drill vocabulary and structures using a variety of methods with an emphasis on achieving accurate pronunciation and intonation
Utilising a wide variety of engaging, student-centred teaching methodology
A good ability to focus on student errors and correct appropriately, in particular L1 interference and fossilised mistakes to ensure students benefit as much as possible
Ability to provide clear and well-ordered instructions to language learners of all levels
Efficient at planning and adapting lessons according to syllabus and students needs and pace of learning
Clear, logical and well-ordered approach to teacher administration and record keeping
You will report to the Academic Manager, who will allocate classes and programmes to you.
You will teach a set number of hours per week according to the academic schedule of your group.
Pair-teaching is central to the academic programme. It is therefore essential that you liaise and plan together throughout the course.
All teacher administration (such as lesson plans, schemes of work, reports & student forms) will be completed to a high standard and on time.
You are expected to follow the guidelines set out in more detail in the Teachers Handbook.
While participating in afternoon and evening activities or excursions you will report to the Programme Manager, who is responsible for all non-academic activities.
The Programme Manager will inform you of the group's weekly itinerary and explain to you any forthcoming programmes or activities at scheduled times.
On excursions you are to remain with the group the entire time. You will give out maps, itineraries and any other information that has been prepared for your group.
Competitive hourly rates for both teaching and activity duties, plus statutory holiday pay.
Concorde International is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, marital status, disability, age, part-time or fixed term contract status, sexual orientation or religion in the allocation of duties between employees employed at any level with comparable job descriptions.
If you are applying from outside Europe, please note that Concorde International is unable to assist in any way with work permits or visas.
As part of our Safer Recruitment policy all applicants need to provide a full employment history (explaining any gaps) and minimum two referees whom we will contact directly. Each applicant will also undergo an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check which will identify any recent and historic criminal records, police cautions (even if deemed as spent) and this will be taken in to consideration for our final decision on suitability for recruitment. We will process your DBS through our external providers, Civil and Corporate.
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