Returner EFL Teacher

ESL / EFL teacher wanted by Embassy Summer First work day: ASAP
Proficient speakers
Min. 1 year
BA in any subject
Trinity Certificate in TESOL
Returning To Embassy Summer? WELCOME BACK! We value your loyalty to Embassy Summer and your experience. As an EFL Teacher you will be at the forefront of developing students' Life Skills through teaching, tuition and guidance during the English course.

Job details


ESL / EFL teacher

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Work as employee

Institution type:

Language school

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EFL Teacher duties include:

To teach as required
To lead activities and excursions if the centre is not on a full day teaching programme
To monitor students' proficiency and track students' progress
To complete academic administration in a timely manner
To attend all relevant meetings, workshops and feedback sessions
To ensure adequate preparation for all teaching and activity / excursion sessions
To maintain proper levels of student discipline, safety and welfare
To carry out residential supervision duties, including meal and bedtime supervision
To carry out other duties necessary for the proper running of the centre

In accordance with our Company Code of Conduct, and any local policies and operating procedures relating to academic, welfare and safeguarding matters, you will need to demonstrate:

The ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people
Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours
A positive attitude to the use of authority and maintaining discipline
The ability to adapt teaching styles to suit the style of short summer courses
Creativity, energy and a positive commitment to the role

Working week:

6 days out of 7 (1 day off per week)
42 hours per week (30 contact teaching hours* plus preparation)
*(15 contact teaching hours per week if on a half-day teaching schedule)

London, UK

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Proficient speakers

  2. Experience

    Min. 1 year

    (Experience of working in junior education / learning (Essential).)

  3. Qualification

    BA in any subject + Trinity Certificate in TESOL + CELTA

    (CELTA / Trinity CertTESOL (TEFLI) or appropriate Qualified Teacher Status (Essential). DELTA / Trinity DipTESOL (TEFLQ) (Desirable).)

  4. Experience of working in a summer school environment (Desirable)
  5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  6. Excellent organisational and planning skills
  7. Ability to motivate, lead and inspire students
  8. Ability to work under pressure

What we offer

  1. Pre-arrival online training
  2. Pre-arrival EFL Teacher webinars
  3. Centre induction on arrival
  4. Role specific manual
  5. Observations
  6. CPD workshops
  7. Opportunity to shadow managers and career progression
  8. From £405 per week (inclusive of holiday pay)
  9. £44.80 deduction per week for residential accommodation (if required)
  10. If you have subscribed to the DBS update service, we will reimburse the £13 annual renewal fee.
  11. If you did not subscribe to this service, we will need to apply for a new DBS for you. Our Safer Recruitment Officer will discuss this with you.

London, United Kingdom

Job location

Embassy Summer

About the employer

We deliver rewarding English language programmes for young learners during the summer, providing a truly life-changing experience in the UK or North America.

Embassy Summer courses are designed to ensure young language students make the most out of their summer when it comes to learning English, personal development and meeting new international friends. We offer English language classes for all levels of learner, from beginner to advanced, and great quality accommodation in both college and boarding school residences, as well as homestay options with local families.

Our social programme is built to support the development of essential Life Skills and give students the chance to explore local places of interest and some of the most iconic and historic sights!

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