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Deadline: Fri 21 Jun 2024 00:00:00 UTC
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  • Deadline: Fri 21 Jun 2024 00:00:00 UTC
  • United Kingdom: London & Kingston-upon-Thames.
  • Discovery Summer
  • Experience: ENTRY LEVEL
  • Number of positions: 4
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job

Job Summary

Details of Position

We are currently recruiting teachers for non-residential positions in/near London.

Collingham (Kensington, central London):
Age range: children (aged 5-8) or adults (normally aged 30+)
Start date: Mon 24 June or Mon 1 July for 5-7 weeks (+ induction Sat 22 June).
Location: 23 Collingham Gardens, London, SW5 0HL. Nearest tube: Gloucester Road or Earls Court.
Class times: Monday to Friday 09:00 - 12:30 with afternoon classes 13:30-17:00 available during certain weeks
Contact hours: 17.5 or 35 hours per week

Age range: juniors 8-13 years
Start date: Mon 1 July or Mon 8 July for 4-5 weeks (+ induction Thurs 27, Friday 28 June)
Location: Marymount International School, George Road, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, KT2 7PE
Class times: Monday to Friday. Hours vary day by day. 24.5 contact hours per week.

You will be responsible for planning and delivering high-quality, communicative lessons based on our Schemes of Work. Much of the learning is done through games, songs and project-based activities which vary by age group. We are focused on helping students develop accuracy, fluency and most importantly, confidence in spoken English.

We are a family-run organisation with over 20 years experience running top quality summer programmes. We have truly multinational courses with limits on each language group. In 2023 we welcomed students of 54 different nationalities.

Working with Discovery Summer provides an excellent opportunity to join an experienced team (in 2023 over 40% of our teachers had worked with us before) and acquire new teaching skills in one of the UK's top British Council accredited schools. In our 2023 British Council inspection we were awarded 12 strengths.

Please see our website for the full job description, online application form and details of the application process. We run a rolling recruitment programme so please apply asap.

Discovery Summer is committed to ensuring the safeguarding of children and young people and we expect our staff to share this commitment. To this end, all references will be followed up, gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily and appropriate criminal checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment.


Must have a UK passport/right to work in the UK at the start of your contract
First degree (any discipline)
CELTA, Trinity TESOL, BEd/PGCE (Primary Education, English or MFL) or EFL Level 5 equivalent (other qualifications will be considered)
Ability to provide a clear and accurate model of the English language
Passionate about teaching and learning

Experience of teaching multi-lingual classes
Young Learner specialism e.g. TYLEC

Personal Attributes
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Capacity to work alongside colleagues, contributing effectively to a team
Good administrative / ICT skills
Passionate about teaching and learning
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Organised, with high professional standards
Open to receiving feedback
Committed to safeguarding children and to ensuring their safety and welfare is the priority

Salary and Benefits

From £20.00 to £25.90 per hour + 12.07% holiday pay + £20 or £40 per week payment for meetings.

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Job Summary

Summer work in/near London. Teaching English to students aged 5-8, 8-13 or adults. Late June/July to early August. 4-7 weeks
Monday to Friday (non-residential positions). Mornings or full time (17.5, 24.5 or 35 hours per week)
Earn £20.00 to £25.90 per hour + 12.07% holiday pay + weekly payment for meetings.

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