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 rooms. The College’s new prestigious 22 laboratory science building is available for students studying the sciences.
Courses (including staff induction) will run as follows:
Friday 3 July to Monday 27 July 2020
Tuesday 28 July to Friday 21 August 2020
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 boarding 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) and previous experience of living or working in the UK. 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. An overseas police check will be required for all applicants who have lived or worked overseas. 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
Salary range for the July and August courses - £1,084 up to £1,795* (per course).
These figures are based on teachers working a full course.
* The basic salary may increase by a maximum of nine increments, which are based on qualifications and experience (the value of each increment is £79), leading to a maximum salary of £1,795 (per course).
Teachers who take on additional boarding parenting responsibilities will receive an additional allowance - £339 up to £556 (per course).
If you are interested in applying for this role, please complete and return a copy of the application form to the HR Department. Closing date for applications is midday on Thursday 30 January 2020.
Concord College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Child Protection Screening is undertaken which includes checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.