Teacher of English (Fixed Term)

Temporary, Full-time · London

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What's on the offer:
Salary: Up to £550 pw / £28,600 per annum (depending on experience)
Hours: 42 hours per week
Fixed Term Contract June/July - August 2024

Residential (Free Accommodation)
On Site Summer Centres London
Annual Leave Accrual 12.07%
EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)

Additional Bonus Pay For Eligible Returners at £20pw (3rd year with BSC onwards. Performance based - consult previous years' appraisals)
Internal/External Career Progression and Growth Opportunities 
Training Provided
Job Description



Teachers are responsible for delivering outstanding, communicative lessons to our learners, along with completing all necessary paperwork and academic admin, namely filling in registers, writing reports, and attending academic meetings. Additionally, teachers will participate in activities on a rota basis, attend to pastoral duties, as well as accompany students on excursions. They are required to adhere to BSC Rules and follow all BSC safeguarding policies. teachers are also required to adopt welfare duties when required. The main duties and responsibilities are listed below


  • Plan and deliver high-quality, communicative, and engaging lessons
  • Teach between 15 and 30 hours a week
  • Follow the BSC syllabus
  • Complete registers, records of work, and weekly plans in a timely manner
  • Complete any necessary other administration e.g. observation paperwork, handing out student questionnaires, student reports
  • Assist in the placement testing and induction of new students
  • Attend and actively participate in academic meetings
Child Protection & Safeguarding 
  • To promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons you are responsible for and come into contact with. 
  • Familiarise yourself with the BSC Young Learners safeguarding policy. 
  • To adhere to the BSC Young Leaners Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy. 
  • Ensure student ratios are maintained in accordance with site rules BSC Young Leaners Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy. 
  • Complete online Safeguarding for Young Learners (Level 1) before arrival and complete an in-person refresher during on-site induction. 
In addition to the above, all Teachers are required to:       
  • Attend onsite induction to be hosted by DOS   
  • Work positively as part of a team. 
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude. 
  • Attend and participate in all centre team meetings. 
  • On rare occasions, you may be asked to serve food. 
  • Act according to accepted professional standards at all times. 
  • Act in the welfare of the students at all times. 
  • Make sure you are clean, neat and presentable during working hours. 
  • Comply with the BSC uniform policy. 
  • Comply with centre and BSC YL rules and regulations. 
  • To carry out any duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Centre or Activities Manager.  

Required Experience & Skills

  • CELTA/ Trinity or B.Ed. in TEFL/TESOL
  • High level of computer literacy, particularly MS Office, email, and use of databases 
  • Excellent lesson planning skills 
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Ability to work well in a team 
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure 
  • Enthusiasm for summer school life  
  • Right to work in the UK/EU (depending on the respective centre)
  • Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance.

  • Experience of working in a summer school
  • Experience of working with young learners
  • Experience of working with multi-nationality students 
  • Experience of working with young learners in an educational context
  • Current valid First Aid certificate 
  • Child Protection and Safeguarding training 
  • Experience of British Council/Equals/ELT Council inspections


  • Competitive weekly salary depending on qualifications, experience, and centre size.
  • All accommodation and board is provided.  
  • This post is offered on a residential basis. Working hours may be unsociable due to working some evening activities, and the times of student arrivals and departures.  
  • All references will be followed up and any gaps in CVs will need to be explained.
  • Reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason that they should not be employed in situations where they have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18. 
  • Criminal background checks in the form of a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) for UK residents, Garda Vetting for Irish residents, PVG for Scotland, ‘Certificate of Good conduct’ for France, ‘Conduct Certificate’ Malta as well as a police check from your country of residence (if not a UK or Irish resident) will be requested.
  • Proof of identity and qualifications will be required. Only those with the right to work in the UK/EU are eligible for any BSC YL position.
Further Information
Full product knowledge training will be provided
A handbook will be provided giving insights and links to all relevant information
On-going training will be provided on an individual and group need basis

All BSC colleagues must operate in line with our team-led Vision, Mission & Values as outlined below:
BSC VISION: To provide customers with steppingstones to their future by delivering outstanding and transformational learning experiences.
BSC MISSION: By believing that “Great Things Start Here” and standing behind all that this means. If we believe it, our customers will achieve it!
We proactively make suggestions and solutions for challenges and opportunities.
COLLABORATEWe are team players - we treat everyone with respect and understand that we succeed collectively, not as individuals.
COMMUNICATEWe communicate in a timely way with clarity, respect and transparency.
CUSTOMER FOCUSWe seek to provide consistent high-quality experiences that customers will remember.
TEAM FOCUSWe seek to reward and recognise excellence and innovation within our employees.
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