EF Education First

Summer TEFL Teacher

3+ months agoPaignton, United Kingdom

Are you bold, confident and charismatic? Do you love teaching students from different cultures? And do you thrive in entrepreneurial, dynamic and busy environments? Then this might be the job for you!

EF is searching for Teachers for our summer program. This would be the perfect job to boost your CV by gaining experience in working in an international and academic company.

What will you be doing?      

Work with the support of a professional academic team and award-nominated materials to deliver the EF academic program to classroom groups of up to 17 language students. You will be planning lessons that create an inspiring safe and supportive classroom environment where building your students’ confidence in using language is your primary concern. Next to planning and teaching the classes, you are also responsible for tracking attendance and attending all teacher meetings. Watching the group bond and their language flourish is rewarding for experienced and novice teachers alike, which is what brings so many of our teachers back year on year.

What will you take away?  

After a summer of working as an EF Teacher, you will enhance your teaching knowledge and experience by working with a team of diverse teachers and Academic management.  You will be adaptable and capable of solving various issues without hesitation. Working in an academic environment, you will have seen how students grow in their language, make new friends and create summer memories that last a lifetime.

Who will you be working with? 
In EF we are 52,000 staff, faculty and teachers, working in over 612 offices and schools across 52 countries, and having a global presence in 116 countries. But we are also a local team of managers, teachers, accommodation-, student services-, activities coordinators (and many more) who run the school together. We have different backgrounds and many stories to share with you.

What is required?

To be successful in this role, we need you to be legally able to work in the UK. Therefore, you need to have a UK/EU passport or a work permit. To keep up with the standards in our school, we also need you to speak at least C2 English. For teaching qualifications, you will need a minimum of a 60 Hour Online TEFL. EF also provides subsided TEFL courses to those looking to take their first steps into TEFL teaching.

In terms of mindset, we all have a ‘going above and beyond, never settling for the status quo' mindset. If you think the same and want to be the person who makes a difference for our students, then don’t hesitate and apply!

Our teaching roles are flexible with 2-week contracts or work up to 12 weeks at our larger sites. Summer roles from June, July, and August.

About EF Education First 

At EF we believe that the world is better when people try to understand one another. Since 1965, we have helped millions of people see new places, experience new cultures, and learn new things about the world and about themselves. Our culturally immersive education programs—focused on language, travel, cultural exchange, and academics—turn dreams into international opportunities.

When you join EF, you join a multicultural and diverse community working across more than 600 schools and offices in 50 countries, all with one shared mission of opening the world through education. Whoever you are, whatever you are passionate about—we welcome you and want you to bring that to work every day. EF is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to inclusion and belonging across race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, parental status, identity, experience and everything else that makes you unique.

Founded in Sweden in 1965, EF has school and offices around the world, including hubs in Boston, London, Mexico City, São Paulo, Shanghai, Stockholm, Zürich, and more. Learn more at https://ef.com.

EF is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS and character reference checks.