Teacher of EAL, Oxfordshire

Closing date:


Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: The school has its own salary scale (above the national scale) and pension scheme
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Role overview

The posts would particularly suit teachers with a strong interest in CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) and a willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school. 

These are primarily a classroom teaching posts and a full-time teacher can expect to have up to 20 hours of classroom teaching a week, as well as contributing to the International School’s programme of activities (some of which run after the end of the school day and at weekends). For an appropriately qualified candidate, there could also be an opportunity to be a form tutor, with additional pastoral responsibilities.

In addition, you will be expected to play a full part in the life of The International School, as outlined in the duties and responsibilities below.

Duties and responsibilities

Teaching, Pastoral and Extra-Curricular:

  • As an EAL teacher, as well as supporting international students with their language skills so that they can successfully access the full curriculum, you will be expected to prepare students for a range of English language exams offered by the school.  These include IGCSE English Second Language, Trinity Integrated Skills and IELTS.
  • Term-time weekly teaching for a full-time post will be up to 20 hours per week, across two teaching sites. 
  • As a member of the TIS teaching staff, you will have a range of general duties which will include covering lessons for absent colleagues, accompanying students on day and residential trips, communicating directly with parents, agents and guardians to report on student progress and attending all necessary meetings.


  • Assisting with preparing schemes of work for EAL classes at various levels across the school (predominantly Year 10i, Year 11i and Sixth Form, or students ranging from A2 – C1 on the CEFR).
  • Participating in EAL departmental meetings and assisting with work scrutiny and standardising of exam paper and course work marking, as necessary. 
  • Assisting with administration of EAL exam entries under the supervision of the Head of EAL.


Applicants should complete the appropriate application form, and submit this, along with a full CV and covering letter to HR@doverbroecks.com and a signed copy sent to:

Helena Barron


333 Banbury Road


OX2 7PL 

Applications will be processed on receipt. Please apply as soon as possible, but no later than Wednesday 22 May 2019

Job location

More about d’Overbroeck’s
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Independent Sixth Form, The Swan Building, 333 Banbury Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 7PL, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1865 688600
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Founded in 1977, d'Overbroeck's is a co-educational independent school for students from age 11 through to the Sixth Form. The school is based in central and north Oxford. Current student numbers stand at around 485.

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