EFL Teacher

Deadline: Mon 17 Apr 2023 00:00:00 UTC
  • Deadline: Mon 17 Apr 2023 00:00:00 UTC
  • United Kingdom: St Andrews (UK), Cambridge (UK).
  • International Summer School of Scotland (ISSOS)
  • Experience: 1 YEAR
  • Number of positions: 4
  • Freelance Position
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential
  • Applicant must have right to work in United Kingdom.

Job Summary

Details of Position


English Language Teachers at ISSOS are all fully qualified. Working as a team at the start of the programme, you will meet and evaluate each students ability and divide the group into smaller classes. Each teacher will then be responsible for a distinct ability level and will assist their students in becoming proficient in the English language.

Important: To apply for this role you must already have the legal right to work in the UK. We unfortunately cannot obtain visas for our roles in the UK.

Your role will be to provide an exciting and challenging syllabus where students can improve their conversational skills, including their grasp of colloquial language, develop their understanding and use of grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing and listening skills.
As an ISSOS teacher you have your own class of international students aged 13-18 years old.

Our classes are kept small in order to provide individual attention, personalised instruction and create an encouraging, supportive and fun environment for students to learn while making new friends from around the world.

Although we provide every teacher a guide as to what each lesson should achieve, we ask our teachers to bring their own experience and personality to each class and create their own stimulating and challenging lesson plans. We are looking for charismatic, inspirational individuals who are experienced in their field and can provide a nurturing yet challenging atmosphere with individual attention and strong classroom management skills.

All of our summer positions are fully residential and all of our staff teams will be actively involved in the various events and activities that we put on for our students.

* Teaching a class of international students, 3 hours per day, Monday to Friday, for the duration of the 3 week programme
* Creating and executing interesting and engaging lesson plans
* Providing students with lessons tailored to their English ability
* Taking part in evening activities (compulsory rota basis)
* Making sure students are safe and happy at all times
* Being a positive role model
* Completing Academic Reports for your students before the close of session
* Contributing a short article for our summer magazine, The ISSOS Times

* Must have a CELTA, certTESOL or equivalent ESL/EFL qualification
* Previous teaching experience is essential
* Experience in teaching international students preferred

* Clear and effective communicator
* Enthusiastic and self-motivated
* Passionate about instilling a love for your subject in your students
* Team player who is willing to be involved in the wider summer school programme

To apply for our roles you must have the legal right to work in the UK. We unfortunately cannot obtain visas for working in the UK.

* All of our staff must pass a full criminal background check*
* We provide full bed and board for you at our campuses, plus fixed payment
* All staff are required to be on duty (on a rota basis) for evening programmes, activities, day trips and arrival/departure days.
* This role is available in St Andrews and Cambridge

Our Teaching roles are a great opportunity for anyone looking to build on their previous teaching/tutoring work to gain invaluable experience that can be put into use in your full time career. With guidance from us, you will be given the freedom to develop your own lesson plans, and build on your classroom experience with students from over 80 nationalities, at the same time as having a fantastic summer experience of your own. No two days at ISSOS are the same and we are really proud of the fact that our staff team have as much fun during the summer as our students do.

St Andrews: 28th June - 17th August 2023
Cambridge: 8th July - 3rd August 2023

Teaching experience: 1 years


CELTA, TESOL, TEFL, ESL, University qualifications in language teaching

Salary and Benefits

In addition to a fixed payment of £1950 per session in the UK (St Andrews dates are for 2 successive sessions, Cambridge is one session only) we also provide accommodation and all meals for the duration of employment.

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As an EFL teacher at ISSOS summer schools, you will provide an exciting and challenging syllabus where our international students (aged 13 - 18) can improve their conversational skills, including their grasp of colloquial language, develop their understanding and use of grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing and listening skills.

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