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English Second Language Instructor

Employer
Oxford Royale
Location
Oxford, UK
Closing date
Jul 3, 2024

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We are looking for inspirational teachers for our English as a Foreign Language courses which are taking place in Oxford in July and August.


Our courses for international students aged 13-15 and 16-18 aim to help students develop strong skills in English grammar, syntax, pronunciation and colloquial usage in speaking, listening, reading and writing in a fun and challenging environment.


About Oxford Royale


Oxford Royale Academy is an award-winning British Summer School with a real passion for international education. Each year our team works harder to compile stimulating and rewarding programmes for all ages, bringing together outstanding teachers, energetic counsellors, brilliant guest speakers and professional support staff.


Teaching is the backbone of each and every Oxford Royale Summer School programme. We are passionate about providing the highest possible quality of teaching that engages and challenges our students to push themselves academically. Our teachers are encouraged to use the latest techniques in interactive learning to ensure that our students actively contribute to class discussion. This helps build confidence in both analytical skills and speaking in front of an audience. Our teachers use the fascinating international mix of students in their classes to stimulate debate, allowing them to learn from each other.


This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading educational company. The role will be based at one of our summer sites on the campus of the University of Oxford.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Plan and conduct lessons based on an existing curriculum
  • To guide students through the course with enthusiasm
  • To prepare lessons in line with the lesson and learning objectives
  • To inspire and motivate students through excellent subject knowledge and the use of a range of up-to-date resources
  • To lead students in course-related Field Trips or practical activities
  • To mark assignments and complete reports on every student
  • To complete daily student registers
  • To ensure that every student makes progress in the course, making adaptations to tasks where necessary to achieve this


ROLE DETAILS:

  • Courses run in sessions of 2 weeks from July to mid-August
  • 40.5 hours of teaching over two weeks with lessons at 9AM and 11AM Monday-Friday and afternoon lectures 3 times per week
  • There will be a compulsory training day on the Friday before the programme begins
  • Teachers will plan lessons based on a pre-determined curriculum


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree (or higher) relating to their chosen subject
  • CELTA


DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE

  • TEFL-Q or DELTA equivalent (Trinity Dip. TESOL, etc.)
  • Experience teaching EFL to students of the relevant age group
  • PGCE or Master's degree in the subject to be taught or one closely related
  • 2+ years of experience teaching EFL to a class


PERSON SPECIFICATION

This job would suit someone who displays the following key attributes:


  • In-depth and wide-ranging knowledge of their subject
  • Experience teaching students from a specific age group (13-15 or 16-18)
  • Enthusiasm, confidence and creativity
  • Determination to engage students through their learning
  • Fluency in English
  • Good organisational skills
  • An excellent ability to communicate complex information

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