Role: Young Learners EFL Summer School Teacher

Contract: From 2 to 7 weeks depending on locations

Salary: Up to £440 per week

Application deadline: 15th June 2022

Start date: Anytime from July-August 2022

Working Pattern: Your normal hours of work are 42 per week over a six-day week . This position involves working on weekends and other unsocial hours.

Location: Frensham Residential (2-5 weeks in July-August)
Oxford Non-Residential/Residential ( 2-5 weeks in July/August)
Edinburgh – Non-residential ( between 1- 4 weeks June-August)

Reporting to: Director of Studies

To Apply: Send your CV to YL Careers to

Non-residential teachers may opt-out of participating in the social programme and, instead, work 15 hours over five days teaching mornings only.


To deliver engaging and dynamic English lessons and ensure the effective provision of EFL classes to international Young Learner students aged between 8 and 17 years old. To fully participate in the social aspects of the programme including activities and excursions as required.

Main Responsibilities and Tasks:

Training, Health and Safety and Safeguarding
– To attend an induction period prior to the opening of the centre and to have read and be fully conversant with the staff manuals, policies and procedures attached to this role. (If your contract starts later than the above dates you will be expected to complete your induction online).
– To take part in all Health and Safety related training.
– To Take part in all Health and Safety related training.

Academic Responsibilities
– To plan and deliver dynamic and communicative lessons across a range of levels to multinational classes comprising of students aged 8-17 years olds for a minimum of 15 hours to the standards set out in the Teachers Manual and following the International House Young Learner syllabus.
– To follow, adapt and supplement the prescribed project lessons and develop strategies to ensure successful academic outcomes.
– To actively link the academic programme with the leisure programme through meaningful activities in the classroom.
– To ensure students receive constructive and positive feedback on any completed work.
– To assist in the placement testing and classroom allocations of all students.
– To undertake essential administrative tasks such as keeping up to date records of work, classroom registers, lessons plans etc. as directed by the Director of Studies in accordance with British Council requirements.
– To write individual, (personalised) and constructive student reports.
– To submit to periodic classroom inspections by management and/or the British Council.
– To attend professional development sessions during your term of employment.

Required qualifications
Degree Required, Cambridge CELTA, Cambridge DELTA, Cambridge CELTYL, Trinity CertTESOL, Trinity DipTESOL, TEFL Certificate, TESOL Certificate.
Minimum C2 level of English required

International House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all Young Learners participating in our course. Please note that if you are successful at the interview stage all offers are subject to two references, a Disclosure, and Barring Service Check and Police Check (if living abroad) that are considered satisfactory to IH London.

Please apply only if you have the right to work in the UK

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