English Language Teacher and Activity Leaders

  • United Kingdom: Oxford.
  • Oxford Spires International
  • Experience: 1 YEAR
  • Number of positions: 20
  • Freelance Position
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

Details of Position

To deliver engaging EFL lessons to junior learners to a high professional standard and, to ensure
that each student has a safe, enjoyable and beneficial experience with Oxford Spires International.

Plan, prepare and deliver engaging, communicative, and appropriate English lessons following
the daily theme, using materials provided and/or your own resources
Deliver and oversee placement testing on the first day of classes, including marking, for all new
Communicate regularly and effectively with fellow teaching staff and Senior Management to
ensure that all students receive equal high standards of tuition
Complete training and attend meetings as required

Student Welfare
Help to maintain student behaviour, safety and welfare
Supervise airport arrivals and departures as necessary
Take part in rota for supervision of activities and full day off site excursions
Engage with the students outside of classes and assigned activity sessions in a friendly and
professional manner.
When required, assist with student supervision during break and lunch times (usually on a rota
All staff have a responsibility for implementing Oxford Spires International policies and
procedures, and representing the school to the highest standard

Essential requirements
CELTA, CertTESOL or equivalent qualification
Excellent spoken and written English language skills
Genuine interest in the teaching and welfare of students
A patient and understanding approach to teaching
Ability to create a positive rapport in the classroom
A flexible, co-operative and responsible attitude
Ability to work as part of a team, and also to use own initiative

All staff will be subject to safeguarding checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure

This post is offered on a residential basis, with full board and accommodation provided. Working hours may be unsociable due to evening activities, night duty and the times of student arrivals and departures.
There is at least one full day off per week


CertTESOL or equivalent

Salary and Benefits

£530.00 per week with full board and accommodation also provided.

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If you enjoy teaching young learners, have plenty of enthusiasm, a sense of fun, and a fully accredited CELTA qualification, you could be the perfect person for Oxford Spires!

We run British Council accredited English language programmes for young learners aged 8-17 years.

At our centres in Oxford, Cambridge, Bristol and Cheltenham we offer students of many different nationalities the opportunity to improve their English, make new friends and spend time living and learning in the UK.

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