EFL Summer Teacher & Activity Leader


BSC Young Learners
Dublin, DUBLIN D01 W2T2
Ireland

Category
Industry
Education
Job Start Date
01/07/2021
Job End Date
07/08/2021
Security Clearance Required
Yes

Job Description

 

British Study Centres runs English summer courses in the United Kingdom for foreign students aged 8-17. There are multiple positions available in various locations during July and August.

Purpose of the role

Teacher/ Activity Leaders are responsible for delivering outstanding lessons to our students as well as completing all necessary paperwork and academic admin, such as filling in registers, writing reports, and attending academic meetings. Additionally, TALs will supervise activities on a rota basis as well as accompany students on excursions. All TALs hold a key role in delivering our high-quality products in our Young Learner Centres.

Responsibilities

Academic

· Plan and deliver high quality, fun and engaging lessons

· Teach between 15 and 23 hours a week

· Follow the BSC syllabus

· Complete registers, records of work and weekly plans in a timely manner

· Complete any necessary other administration e.g. observation paperwork, handing out student questionnaires, student reports

· Assist in the placement testing and induction of new students

· Attend and participate in academic meetings

Social

· Fully supervise either afternoon or evening activities as per your timetable

· Participate in all activities enthusiastically

· Work with the activities staff to ensure smooth running of social programme

· Accompany and supervise students on excursions

· Attend to safety and welfare of students on activities and excursions

· Promote language learning opportunity on all activities and excursions

Safeguarding

· Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons you are responsible for and come into contact with

· Adhere to the BSC Young Learners safeguarding policy

· Attend safeguarding training during induction

Requirements

Essential

· CELTA/ Trinity or equivalent

· High level of computer literacy, particularly MS Office, email and use of databases

· Excellent lesson planning skills

· Ability to work well in a team

· Ability to remain calm under pressure

· Enthusiasm for summer school life 

· Right to work in the UK and/or Ireland

Desirable

· Experience of working in a summer school

· Experience of working with young learners

· Experience of working with multi-nationality students

· Experience of working with young learners in a leisure context

· Current valid First Aid certificate

· Child Protection and Safeguarding training

· Experience of British Council inspections

Conditions

· Competitive weekly salary depending on qualifications, experience and centre size. Pay scale available on request. 

· All accommodation and board is provided. 

· This post is offered on a residential basis. Working hours may be unsociable due to evening activities, night duty and the times of student arrivals and departures. 

· BSC YL Managers adopt a smart, casual dress policy. BSC YL lanyards are to be worn at all times. 

· There is at least one full day off per week. To be decide at the centre.

· All references will be followed up and all gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily. 

· Reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason that they should not be employed in situations where they have responsibility for, or substantial access to persons under 18.

· Criminal background checks in the form of a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) for UK residents, Garda Vetting for Irish residents, and local police check from your country of residence (if not a UK or Irish resident) will be requested.

Proof of identity and qualifications will be required. Only those with the right to work in the UK and/or Ireland are eligible for any BSC YL position.