• Start Date: 8 July 2019
  • End Date: 14 August 2019
  • Salary: £400 per week plus 12.07% holiday pay. Plus £80 for attending a 2 day induction programme

Essential role requirements

  • The role is open only to those with the right to work in the EU.

  • You must have a degree (e.g. BA, BSc) 

  • You must have a CELTA, Trinity TESOL, or equivalent initial teaching qualification
  • DELTA, DipTESOL, or MA TESOL is desirable
  • PGCE (English or Modern Languages) is desirable

Job Description

The role of Future Leader Teacher is one of high responsibility directly concerned with the education and welfare of our Young Learner students. As a Teacher you are responsible for delivering engaging, interesting and involving lessons and workshops which look to challenge students and focus on the preparation for their end project. 

The ideal Teacher will be energetic, outgoing with a high level of responsibility and authority with a positive ‘can-do’ approach to work as well as having suitable experience. As a Teacher you should be able to demonstrate willingness, flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities. 

The role of Teacher is not restricted to the classroom and at International House we expect all of our staff to fully engage in all aspects of the programme to ensure the maximum enjoyment and safety of students whilst participating in our Young Learner course. 


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). 
• Take part in all Health and Safety related training. 
• Take part in all Safeguarding and PREVENT training. 


Academic Responsibilities 

• Prepare and deliver dynamic and communicative lessons across a range of levels to multinational classes comprising of students aged 14-17 years olds for a minimum of 15 hours to the standards set out in the Teachers Manual and following the International House Future Leader 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. 
• Undertake essential administrative tasks such as keeping up to date records of work, classroom registers, lessons plans etc. as directed by the FL Coordinator in accordance with British Council requirements. 
• To assist with learning outside of the classroom. 
• To assist students with the planning of their end presentations. 
• To write individual, (personalised) constructive and positive student reports. 
• To submit to periodic classroom inspections by management and/or the British Council. 
• To develop academic materials and resources as required. 
• To attend professional development sessions during your term of employment. 

Leisure Responsibilities 

• To actively participate in excursions and activity sessions both on and off site as required by the Activity Manager. 
• To actively encourage students to take part in the leisure programme. 
• To accompany, lead and supervise students on excursions to a variety of locations. 
• To organise, lead and supervise engaging and safe activities for the students. 
• To ensure that all aspects of the leisure programme run smoothly and safely. 
• To report any issues to the Activity Manager or Centre Manager. 


Pastoral and Transfers Responsibilities 

• Assist with pastoral duties as requested by the Centre Manager. 
• Carry out duties associated with the transfer of students on arrival and departure days as required by the Centre Manager

About the school and City

International House London welcomes over 8,000 language students from 150 countries each year. 

This role is based at the IH London summer school in Oxford. 

Situated an hour from London, Oxford is a small, safe and beautiful city, full of culture and history. The city is also close to Bath, Stratford-upon-Avon and Manchester. 

IH Oxford takes place at St Edward’s School in Summertown during the summer. 

St Edward's was founded in 1863 and is one of England's most prestigious boarding schools. It combines state of the art teaching, sporting and accommodation facilities in a beautiful and historic setting, all a short walk from the centre of Oxford. 

The grounds of St Edward's are secure and private providing students with a relaxing and safe environment.

Take a look at the school page here.

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