EFL Teacher - Brighton, Oxford or Kingston Residence (Summer Job)

EF International Language Campuses-Summer Camps | Temporary Full-time | Entry Level | Teaching

London, United Kingdom

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Who You Are
Do you have a passion for teaching and learning?
Do you want to work amongst international groups of energetic young learners?
If you love to create lively and engaging language lessons and want develop your professional skills in teaching, then this is the role for you.

The Role

Work with the support of a professional academic team and tried and trusted materials to deliver the EF academic program to classroom groups of up to 17 language students. You’ll be planning lessons that create an inspiring, safe and supportive classroom environment where building your students’ confidence in using the English language is your primary concern. Watching the group bond and their language flourish is rewarding for experienced and novice teachers alike, which is what brings so many of our teachers back year on year.


  • Teaching classes following the EF methodology.
  • Lesson planning and preparation before each class.
  • Interactive, communicative classroom management of groups of up to 17 students.
  • Facilitating and marking final test.
  • Daily liaising with colleagues to discuss progress & ongoing lessons.
  • Monitoring daily attendance and keeping up to date records and paperwork.
  • Attend all teacher meetings.
  • Ensuring the EF behaviour code is followed by students at all times and informing management immediately if there are any issues or problems.
  • Care and welfare of students including immediate notification of any absence.
  • Dealing with problems and emergency situations should they arise.
  • Participate in the Graduation ceremony at the end of the course.

Candidate Profile

  • A knowledge of communicative language teaching techniques for young learners.
  • Have the ability to create a positive learning environment.
  • Enthusiastic, organized and a natural leader.
  • Highly responsible, approachable and friendly.
  • Have the right to live and work in the country of employment.
  • Complete fluency in English.
  • To complete online and the face to face training day before your contract begins.
  • One of the following  qualifications:
    • A State Teacher Credential (PGCE, Bed, MA) plus training in EFL/EAL. 
    • Online TEFL (minimum 60 hours) with teaching or related experience.
    • Online TEFL (minimum 60 hours) blended with a two-day practical.
    • Face-to-face TEFL (eg. CELTA, DELTA minimum 100 hours).

Please note that EF offers a sponsored 120 hr Foundation TEFL course with the guarantee of a minimum 3 weeks’ contract during the summer.

* Please only apply to one EF International Language Centers - Summer Camps job, based on your preferred role and location/accommodation type.

About Us

We are 46,500 staff, faculty and teachers, working in 500 offices and schools across 51 countries. While we continue to grow, we strive to stay small so as to ensure agility, smart thinking and a fun place to work. For the past 50 years, EF has grown to include a range of programs that give students of all ages the freedom and confidence to explore the world through language, travel and education.

Located across the globe, our language centers for youth, adults and professionals combine the best of traditional, in-school teaching with innovative language-learning technology. We offer intensive language instruction abroad in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Chinese. Courses run from 2 to 52 weeks for students traveling independently or in escorted groups of all levels and abilities.  Classes take place in our international language centers in one of 16 countries and offer the very best locations and accommodation whether in local host family or in a student residence.

EF is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  References will be followed up and will ask specifically whether there is any reason that the applicant should not be engaged in situations where they have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18. Upon interview all gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily and proof of identity and, where applicable, qualifications will be required.  Appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment.

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