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English Teacher

Deadline: Mon 03 Jun 2024 00:00:00 UTC
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  • Deadline: Mon 03 Jun 2024 00:00:00 UTC
  • United Kingdom: Kentish Town.
  • Stay Campus London
  • Experience: NO PREFERENCE
  • Number of positions: 30
  • Short Term/Summer job
  • Applicant must have right to work in United Kingdom.

Job Summary

Details of Position


Teachers are required from Summer 2024, for face-to-face General English classes with a range of levels, including high-achieving learners at CEFR C1 and C2 levels. There will also be limited positions for FCE and CAE exam preparation classes. We can offer 4,6 & 8 week contracts from 15 - 30 hours teaching per week.

Successful candidates will:

- deliver engaging English language lessons with a communicative focus to classes of teenagers and young adults
- adopt a communicative approach to learning that maximises the time learners spend speaking English
- encourage learners to discover new language by engaging in structured, personalised tasks with real-life applications
- regularly engage in delayed feedback and push learners to improve their English through targeted error correction

Candidates will be required to:

- plan and deliver engaging, motivating lessons with clear learning objectives
- promote enthusiasm for learning
- ensure that individual students' personal learning objectives are fulfilled
- set and correct daily homework exercises
- adhere to British Council guidelines and best practice
- keep accurate records of student performance and progress
- provide a safe, positive learning environment for all students at all times


Excellent geographical and cultural knowledge of London is essential, as well as an enthusiastic, outgoing and professional disposition.

Excursion leaders are required to:

- lead groups of teenage students on excursions to various cultural and historical places of interest in and around London including museums, art galleries, parks, palaces, etc
- possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- have a commanding presence when speaking to groups of people
- convey enthusiasm and generate interest in Londons historical and cultural heritage
- supervise groups of students to cross roads safely and navigate busy public places ensuring that no one gets lost or left behind
- supervise the safe passage of groups of students on underground and overground trains, lifts, escalators and around stations
- ensure the safety and well-being of all students at all times
- be alert and attentive to individuals pastoral needs
- prepare relevant activities to be carried out on location wen required
- liaise in a courteous and friendly manner with Senior Teachers and Academic Managers who are travelling with groups of students

This is a live-in position at our North Acton site. You would in essence be a guardian to a group of individual students aged 13-16 years old. The students come individually and wont know each to begin with. They stay either 2 or 4 weeks at a time. This programme will last for 8 weeks in total: 30/06 31/08 . You must be available for the entirety of the programme to apply for this position. You would move in a day or two before starting.

You would work in shift patterns of roughly three mornings on then three evenings on. You would help to get the students ready for lessons, have meals with them and ensure they go to classes. You would attend trips with them and organise and run evening activities as well.

Accommodation and all meals are included. Travel on trips is reimbursed.

This role pays a pro-rata salary of £28,000. This equates to approximately £2333 per month.


SCL have three North London campuses in Camden Town, Kentish Town and North Acton. Our residential facilities are among the most modern and well-equipped in the industry. All classrooms are fitted with interactive smart screens and facilities include on-campus cinemas, gyms, cafes, canteens and social areas.

Please note, all selected candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and sign a Declaration of Suitability to Work with Children prior to their appointment.

All candidates are required to complete Level 1 Safeguarding and Prevent training prior to their appointment.

Proof of identity and qualifications, as well as eligibility to work in the UK, will be required at the interview. References will be followed up, and any gaps in employment will need to be explained.

Successful candidates must also be prepared to attend an unpaid induction session prior to their contract start date

Email addresses and contact phone numbers of two referees must be provided. At least one referee must be a current or previous employer. Both referees will be asked if there is any specific reason why candidates may not be employed to work with persons under the age of 18.

Desirable Personal Qualities at SCL:

- Ability to build rapport with teenagers
- Imagination and creativity
- Problem-solving skills
- Empathy and patience
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Organisational skills
Degree Required Native level English speaker preferred

Applicants should have one of the following required qualifications:
Cambridge CELTA, Cambridge CELTA online, Trinity CertTESOL, Cambridge CELTYL, BA TEFL, BA TESOL, Cambridge DELTA, Cambridge DELTA Online, Trinity DipTESOL, Masters MA TESOL, Masters MA TESOL, MA TEFL, MA Linguistics, PhD Linguistics

Native level English speaker preferred


We welcome applications for teaching positions from candidates with CELTA, DELTA or equivalent Trinity qualifications. We also welcome applications from candidates with PGCE or higher education certificates in relevant subjects such as Education, Linguistics, Pedagogy, SLA, etc.

SCL teachers have extremely high expectations of their learners and love creating and sharing their own fun and dynamic lessons with each other in a rewarding and supportive culture of mutual development. Our friendly and dedicated Academic Team are never too busy to lend a hand.

Applicants will have proven teaching experience with teenagers and young adults.

Applicants must be graduates and, ideally, will have had experience in Cambridge Suite and IELTS exam preparation classes.

Excursion guides will be familiar with London's main sites of historical and cultural interest and have experience in moving around the city using the underground and overground.

Salary and Benefits

We offer a very competitive rate for teaching positions

Basic hourly rate for teachers with CELTA or equivalent level-5 qualification is £19.00 per contact hour.

Teachers with DELTA or equivalent level-6 qualification receive a basic hourly rate of £22.00 per contact hour.

Highly competitive excursion leader rates.

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Job Summary

Teachers are required for face-to-face General English classes with a variety of levels, including high-achieving learners at CEFR C1 and C2 levels throughout July & August.

Excursion leaders are required to lead groups of teenage students on excursions to various cultural and historical places of interest in and around London including museums, art galleries, parks, palaces, etc

Residential Summer Coordinator required to live in and care for individual under 18's as a group leader.

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