Concord College requires teaching staff with a specialism in English as a Foreign Language for its summer courses for students aged 10-17 years. The College is situated in a beautiful rural location in close proximity to Shrewsbury and the Shropshire hills. There are excellent sports and leisure facilities on campus including two large sports halls, squash courts, aerobics and weight training room, climbing wall, running track, indoor heated swimming pool, outdoor sports pitches and courts and a modern high ropes adventure course. There are also creative facilities including a theatre, dance studio and art room. The College’s new prestigious 22 laboratory science building is available for students studying the sciences.
Courses (including staff induction) will run as follows:
Saturday 30 June to Wednesday 25 July 2018
Thursday 26 July to Sunday 19 August 2018
Please note: Induction training days are paid contracted days and attendance is mandatory for all summer course staff.
Almost all summer course teachers are residential and some undertake additional paid house parenting duties. Accommodation, full board and a laundry service are provided. Teachers are supported by an experienced academic management team and benefit from regular in-service training workshops. All classrooms have interactive whiteboards and PCs with internet access and a comprehensive library of up-to-date teaching resources and equipment is available. WiFi is enabled throughout the campus.
We only employ teachers with a proficient level of English (both spoken and written). Applicants must have the right to work in the UK as the College does not apply for work permits, visas or offer sponsorship to those applying from outside Europe. All successful applicants will be asked to undergo Child Protection screening which includes checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Concord College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
Applicants must have as a minimum a degree plus an accredited EFL qualification such as Cambridge CELTA, Trinity TESOL or a degree/MA in a related field. At least one year’s EFL teaching experience is desirable. PGCE qualified teachers should have an English or Modern Foreign Languages teaching background or TEFL qualification or recent experience. Diploma qualified teachers may be considered for a more senior position.
Salary and Benefits
Basic salary for each course is - £1,061.00* This figure is based on teachers working a full course and includes holiday pay. A breakdown is provided on contracts of employment. * The basic salary will increase by a maximum of eight increments, which are based on qualifications and experience (the value of each increment is £66.00, leading to a maximum salary of £1,667.00 for each course).