Teacher of English

CATS College LondonHolborn

Teacher of English (ESL/IELTS/CAE)

CATS College London is a co-educational independent day and boarding school serving international students aged 15+. The College specialises in preparing students for pre-university exams, including I/GCSEs, A Levels and the University Foundation Programme (UFP). There are approximately two hundred and fifty students on roll, class size average is nine, and students take part in an extensive range of extra-curricular activities including leadership awards and national/international competitions. The College is a member of the Independent Schools Association (ISA) and inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) and was most recently (May 2019) rated "Good". It is located in Bloomsbury Square at the heart of London and counts among its neighbours some of the world’s greatest centres of education, art, fashion and finance.

We are seeking an enthusiastic professional who is able to plan, prepare and teach engaging ESL, IELTS and CAE lessons. These lessons will enthuse and inspire students, promote life-long learning skills through the effective use of pedagogy and take into account the individual learning needs of our students: the ability to differentiate your teaching and manage varying abilities must be exceptional.

Applications are encouraged from:

  • Teachers with QTS with a proven track record of outstanding teaching and those who are seeking their first appointment as an NQT


  • Teachers without QTS who have a minimum 2  years’ experience of teaching ESL in a high-school environment, WITH, a DELTA/M qualification, OR significant experience teaching the Cambridge Suite of exams and IELTS
  • Teachers who are passionate about their subject and working with young people in an international boarding school environment
  • Those who bring fresh ideas, who are kind and compassionate, and work hard to realise excellent progress and student outcomes

It would advantage your application if you:

  • Have experience of working beyond language schools, for example, in a high school,  boarding school or as a Personal Tutor to a group of students in a similar environment
  • Have experience of delivering all of our programmes
  • Have experience of working in a British-curriculum international school or FE college
  • Have experience of working in diverse multinational environments spanning differing linguistic and cultural need

In return, we can offer you:

  • A vibrant working environment focused on student outcomes and university entrance
  • An opportunity to grow your teaching practice within a committed leadership and teaching team
  • An attractive salary
  • Excellent professional development opportunities

Employees of the College have a responsibility for, and must be committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. As such, appointment is subject to satisfactory references, enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and, where applicable, any international equivalent. The College is a member of the Independent Schools Association (ISA) and inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI).

Applications completed on the downloadable form must be returned to recruitment@catscolleges.com before 12noon on Monday 12th April. Shortlisting and candidate sifting take place as applications are received. Interviews will take place shortly afterwards.

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