Summer Residential/Non-Residential ESL Teacher for Juniors (AGED 9-15)

St Clare's
9.04 - 23.75 GBP
Closing date
May 27, 2022

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To plan and deliver English language lessons that are appropriate to the age range and language learning expectations of the St Clare's Summer Courses for Juniors, and to engage actively in the residential, pastoral, cultural, and recreational aspects of the programme according to the needs of the students and the requirements of the rota.


1. To prepare a weekly programme according to the academic guidelines for the course.

2. To devise lessons that are appropriate to the level, interests, and needs of the learners in each class, maintaining a suitable balance of staff input and student involvement.

3. To deliver each class with energy and enthusiasm, aiming high, and providing a learning process that is both challenging and engaging.

4. To bring creativity and variety to the weekly programme in consultation with the Residential Senior Teacher and other staff, using a combination of course book and photocopied materials, appropriate use of audio-visual aids, and incorporating excursions into the classroom programme where suitable to promote a learning outcome.

5. To create links between the classroom and the outside world by encouraging students to make the most of the excursions, using stimulus material from websites, leaflets, 'eye-opener trails', questionnaires, etc. before, during, and after trips.

6. To fully participate in the activity programme, according to the agreed rota, including organising activities on site, and taking responsibility for a group of up to 15 students on excursions as required.

7. To assist with placement testing and student orientation on the first Monday of each course.

8. To monitor progress through questionnaires in the first and last week of each course.

9. To attend staff meetings and 'briefings' most morning as directed by the Senior Teacher.

10. To complete the end of course report and certificate for each student in the main class and present them to the students in the leaving ceremony on the final Friday of each course.

11. To be actively involved in the 'safeguarding' and 'duty of care' aspects of the residential programme, including supporting the students whilst maintaining a professional distance, completing risk assessments, monitoring student behaviour, encouraging integration, supervising meals, and accompanying students to the doctor/hospital as required.

12. To take an active role in the supervision, welfare, and discipline of students at all times, including ensuring cleanliness of bedrooms, supervising 'getting-up' and 'lights out' routines, overseeing the laundry rota, promoting students' personal hygiene, reporting lost or damaged property, and responding to illness, homesickness, and emergencies as necessary.

13. To assist with student arrivals and departures according to the rota devised by the Summer Operations Director, including accompanying students to and from the airport.

14. To actively promote St Clare's and the Summer Courses inside and outside of the classroom. This includes seeking opportunities to take photographs of students in academic settings, share them with marketing, and recommend other courses.

15. To perform other duties as reasonably required to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for the students including observations and inspections.


Courses run from Sunday 10 July to Saturday 6 August 2022, and contracts ranging from 2-6 weeks will be offered during this period

The role requires attendance of orientation and induction (paid at the additional hours hourly rate) on the Friday prior to the course start date, as well as a setting up day on the Saturday prior to the course start date.


Active English: required to work 18 hours per week in the classroom as well as 5 activities sessions. • Young Leadersin Oxford / Magic in Oxford: required to work 21 hours per week in the classroom as well as 2 weekend activities sessions.

The working week runs from Sunday to Saturday.

The role worksto a flexible rota that includes afternoons, evenings, and weekends, and will have one day off per week, likely to be a weekday.


Non-residential from £366.66 per week

Residential from £410.93 per week

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