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
We value your loyalty to Embassy Summer and your experience
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Here is a little reminder of our Company Mission
Embassy Summer Mission:
It is our shared goal to ensure that every student leaves our Embassy Summer centres with the following:
Confidence in communicating in English
A love for the English language and culture
A feeling of having studied in a safe, secure and tolerant environment
Engaged in enjoyable activities and excursions that support character development
Access a global community of peers and make friends for life
As an EFL Teacher you will be at the forefront of developing students' Life Skills through teaching, tuition and guidance during the English course.
Together with your centre team, you will be responsible for maximising both students and Group Leader satisfaction, ensuring that we meet or exceed expectations, whilst working within pre-determined budgets.
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
What qualifications are required?
Educated to Degree Level or equivalent (Essential)
CELTA / Trinity CertTESOL (TEFLI) or appropriate Qualified Teacher Status (Essential)
DELTA / Trinity DipTESOL (TEFLQ) (Desirable)
What experience is required?
Experience of working in junior education / learning (Essential)
Experience of working in a summer school environment (Desirable)
What skills are required?
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent organisational and planning skills
Ability to motivate, lead and inspire students
Ability to work under pressure
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
What training will be offered to Returning EFL Teachers?
Pre-arrival online training
Pre-arrival EFL Teacher webinars
Centre induction on arrival
Role specific manual
Opportunity to shadow managers and career progression
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)
From £405 per week (inclusive of holiday pay)
£44.80 deduction per week for residential accommodation (if required)
Disclosure and Barring Service:
If you have subscribed to the DBS update service, we will reimburse the £13 annual renewal fee.
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.
We look forward to having you back on the Embassy Summer team