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EFL Teacher (Residential / live in role)

Embassy Summer
£658.97 per week
Closing date
Jun 29, 2024

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Job Role
Teacher / Instructor
Job Type

Join our winning team of global superstars in summer 2024

Embassy Summer, under its parent company EC English, offers award winning summer vacation programmes for young people across multiple locations in the UK, USA, Canada, Malta, UAE & South Africa. Students learn either English or French whilst immersing themselves in the local culture and surroundings. Our programmes are a combination of language classes, exciting excursions and fun-filled sporting, creative and social activities.

Teachers facilitate the development of the Life Skills and Academic Skills of the students' by engaging the students in conversation and providing feedback that helps them develop their communicative skills.

Onsite Accommodation and meals are provided Free of Charge for all staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of students for whom you are responsible and with whom you come into contact.
  • Teaching the Embassy Summer lesson.
  • Delivering engaging lessons that encourage students to actively participate.
  • Providing feedback that facilitates the development of communication skills.
  • Maximising student satisfaction by ensuring their experience meets or exceeds their expectations.
  • Playing an active role in the development of student's life skills throughout their Embassy Summer experience.

Education Required:

  • To have completed or be studying a level 6 qualification or above (eg Degree level)
  • To have completed a TEFL course (min 120 hours input)
  • To complete a 4-hour summer teaching induction

Additional Qualifications Desired:

  • CELTA, Trinity ESOL
  • Educated to Degree Level or equivalent (Level 6 Qualifications and Credit Framework)

Essential criteria:

  • Desire to work in education / learning.
  • Enthusiasm to learn and deliver lessons that motivate and engage teenage learners.

Desired criteria:

  • Experience of working with people
  • Experience of working in a residential environment

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Interested in developing teaching skills
  • Ability to motivate, engage and inspire students
  • Demonstrates the ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people
  • Responds well to a challenge

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)


To help you better understand your potential earnings throughout the duration of your contract, we have prepared a sample weekly earnings calculation based on a 42-hour week. This is based on the assumption that you do not take holiday during your employment and instead have it paid out on completion of contract.

Weekly Gross basic pay : £588.00

Holiday Pay : £70.97

Total Pay : £658.97

Disclosure and Barring Service:

If you do not have an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring certificate and are not registered on the DBS update service, we will need to apply for a new Enhanced DBS for you. Please confirm this at the time of application.

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