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(Summer School) EFL Teacher

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  • United Kingdom: CR2 6YT.
  • Whitgift Summer School
  • Experience: NOT APPLICABLE
  • Number of positions: 11
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job
  • Applicant must have right to work in United Kingdom.

Job Summary

Details of Position

As an EFL teacher you will need to have a passion for teaching as well as an imaginative and creative approach, with a focus on student-centred learning. You will be able to deliver engaging and inspiring teaching and learning using up to date resources. The ability to successfully integrate international students with native speaking students is essential.

Classes have a maximum of 12 students, with 23 hours of English lessons per week. It is the responsibility of EFL Teachers to plan well-structured, well-paced, varied, innovative and enjoyable student-centred General English, British Culture, and project-based lessons. As well as exciting afternoon project-based lessons which integrate our native-speaking Student Hosts. It is every teachers duty to make sure students are studying at the correct level and undertake weekly progress checks in order to ensure students English is improving.

Other duties include
- Undertaking all required administration duties related to the academic programme. Including writing weekly student progress reports and end of course reports
- Attending the end of week graduation ceremony to present certificates and reports to leaving students
- Attending and contributing to weekly all-staff meetings with the Course Director
- Attending and contributing to weekly CPD sessions delivered by the Director of Studies
- Undertaking other duties to assist with the day to day running of the summer school

Teachers at the summer school report to the Director of Studies, who you will have daily course related meetings with. In addition to teaching responsibilities, teachers have an integral role in assisting with airport transfers.

The full job description can be found on our website (see link).

Induction Training
New staff induction days and summer school set up take place on 4, 5 & 6 July 2024.

How to apply
To apply for a position at Whitgift Summer School please click on Apply button. Here you will also find a full job description. To be considered for a position you must complete an online form. We are sorry, but we cannot accept CVs.

*Applicants must be able to present evidence of their right to work in the UK for the duration of the contract*


You will have a university degree and be CELTA qualified (or equivalent qualification) with experience in teaching teenagers in this field. Teachers with a DELTA (or equivalent qualification) as well as teachers with experience of delivering IB courses are particularly welcome to apply. You need to have a high standard of professionalism, be able to work at a fast pace and cope efficiently with record keeping, other administrative duties and airport transfers as well as teaching. You will need to have a passion for teaching as well as an imaginative and creative approach, with a focus on student-centred learning. You will be able to deliver engaging and inspiring lessons using up to date resources and involving native-speaking students, a real point of difference for Whitgift Summer School. Native/near-native competence in spoken and written English is essential.

Salary and Benefits

Earn £710 per week
Holiday Pay
All meals provided whilst on duty
Accommodation may be available if required

Although applicants who have full availability throughout this period are prioritised, applications for shorter periods may be considered. Therefore, if you are unable to work for the entire 6 weeks, please state this clearly within the additional information section of the application form and provide reasons.

*Applicants must be able to present evidence of their right to work in the UK for the duration of the contract*

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Job Summary

Whitgift School, a leading independent school on the outskirts of London, are looking for a team of inspirational and dynamic EFL teachers for their Summer School. The successful applicants should have a passion for student-centred teaching and learning as well as a creative approach to lessons.

Earn £710 per week

The course dates are 07 July 18 August 2024.

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