What can you expect from working for Embassy Summer?
A summer filled with a wide range of activities and excursions and the opportunity to teach and inspire a truly global group of young people. At Embassy Summer we are looking for motivated and dynamic people to join our summer teams in a number of roles across our UK and US centres. Whether you are an EFL Teacher, or looking to work as an Activity Leader, Look no further!
We have a wide range of roles available within each of our summer centres
Experienced ESL teacher to work with international students on a University campus. A friendly and outgoing personality is very important! Overseas teaching experience and knowledge of a foreign language are also preferable attributes. We are accredited by ACCET and are a SEVIS approved institution.
We offer a competitive salary, room and board included at some locations (based on experience) and fun summer environment working with international students. If you are interested in dual role/housing please indicate in your application and note that this dual role residential position is only open to applicants also interested in being an Activity Leader.
This position would be at one of our summer campuses in New York (Brooklyn, LIU), Boston (Tufts), or Los Angeles (CA State Northridge). Please see embassysummer.com for more information about each location.
The ESL Instructor is responsible for ensuring that students benefit from the academic program by providing the student with the necessary skills to become proficient in English through grammar, reading, writing, speaking and listening.
Plan and deliver ESL lessons to young adults or children as young as 8 years old appropriate to a summer school environment from Beginner to Advanced levels (average ages are 14-17).
Ensure and maintain proper levels of student discipline, welfare and safety of all students during the duration of the program
Assist the Center Academic Director in the testing and placement of new students in classes
Ensure daily attendance reports, progress reports and end of course reports are submitted to the Center Academic Director in a timely manner
Contribute to student’s development of life skills
Attend and actively participate in all relevant staff meetings
Ensure that classes start and finish on time and that all teaching sessions are adequately prepared for
Complete end of course reports and certificates for all students
Submit detailed lesson plans to the Academic Manager no less than 1 week prior to the start of a new arrival week
Qualifications & Training:
Instructional staff must have at least: (1) a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three months of full-time equivalent ESL or foreign language classroom teaching experience or (2) a bachelor’s degree along with a certificate in teaching ESL or a foreign language that includes a practice teaching component.
Native fluency in English
Effective communication (both written and verbal) skills
Ability to demonstrate diplomacy, patience and flexibility
Valid First Aid and/or CPR certificate (Desirable)
Experience with continuous enrollment courses and weekly intakes (Desirable)
Approximate camp dates are June 23rd – August 4th but please check embassysummer.com for exact timelines. There are mandatory paid training days held as follows at each location but your start date/end date may not be the entire camp period (depending on enrollment and agreement).