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EFL Teachers, Senior Teachers, Centre Managers, Activity Leaders - 2024 Summer

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  • United Kingdom: Oxford and Wycliffe.
  • Oxford Spires International
  • Experience: NO PREFERENCE
  • Number of positions: 12
  • Freelance Position
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

Details of Position

We are recruiting for Teachers, Senior Teachers and Centre Managers to work over the summer in one of our centres in Oxford or in Wycliffe:
- Oxford International Centre (13-17 years)
- Summer Fields School, Oxford (8-12 years)
- Brasenose College, Oxford (Special EAP course from 11-25 August)
- Wycliffe College, Gloucestershire (8-17 years)

We offer:
- A range of locations to choose from
- Option to be residential or non-residential
- Flexible contracts (2-6 weeks) from 1st July to 25th August
- Structured syllabus and lesson materials provided
- Continuing professional development
- A vibrant, friendly place to work

Main Roles:

- Plan, prepare and deliver engaging, communicative, and appropriate English lessons
- Communicate regularly and effectively with fellow teaching staff and Senior Management
- Complete training, admin and attend meetings as required
- Support with activities and excursions when required.

Senior Teachers:
- Place students into correct classes based on online placement test results
- Support teachers plan and structure lessons according to the syllabus
- Assist with student supervision during breaks and lunch times
- Ensure students are safe and supervised at all times
- Liaise where required with group leaders on academic issues
- Arrange certificates and end of week academic requirements.

Centre Manager
- Manage an overall smooth running of their centre
- Liaise daily with group leaders and agents to deal with an issues
- Ensure accommodation is prepared for each new intake
- Communicate regularly with staff and senior management
- Take responsibility for overall student safety and wellbeing both at the centre and outside during activities.

Activity Leaders and Senior Activity Leaders
- Arrange and lead on activities and excursions for students.

Essential requirements and conditions:
- Applicants Must have the right to live and work in the UK
- Teachers should have a Degree, plus CELTA, CertTESOL or equivalent qualification for Teachers / DELTA, DipTesol for Senior Teachers
- Excellent spoken and written English language skills
- 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
- Staff have at least one day off per week
- Working hours may be unsociable, including teaching on Saturdays and Sundays (Excursion days are on Tues/Wed)


Educated to Degree level and a minimum of CELTA/CertTESOL or equivalent.

Salary and Benefits

Residential (includes full-board, accommodation and Oxford bus pass):
Teachers up to £599.10 per week
Senior Teachers up to £667.85 per week
Centre Managers up to £819.10 per week
Activity Leaders up to £568.30 per week (Senior Activity Leader up to £654.10 per week)

Teachers £16-18 per hour
Activity Leaders £11-13 per hour

Amounts are inclusive of holiday entitlement.

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Job Summary

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

At our centres in Oxford, and Wycliffe 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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