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2017 Senior Teacher

**NEW FOR 2017** 

Life Skills


Study Group prepares students for life in a global society and success in a global economy.  Embassy Summer contributes to this mission by providing life skills  and adventures for young learners and young adults.  We put students first, we are ambitious for success and we deliver on our promises.

Our wide range of activities and excursions are designed around essential skills 
to help young learners and young adults build a successful future.

Embassy Summer is part of Study Group, a world leader in the provision of integrated educational packages. We have over 30 years experience in the field of English language provision and we are one of the UK’s largest British Council accredited providers of EFL.


Embassy Summer

2017 Senior Teacher

United Kingdom - London and Southern England, United Kingdom - Seasonal

Our Courses

Students who attend our summer school courses receive a combination of English language tuition           (15 hours per week) and a comprehensive programme of activities and excursions. In full day teaching centres, students may have their lessons in the mornings or the afternoons. In half day teaching centres, lessons will take place in the morning. Many centres change from half day to full day teaching depending on student numbers. The activity programme will include daytime and evening activities and at least one half day and one full day excursion per week to local attractions and popular tourist locations.     

Working week:           The Senior Teacher works six days out of seven each week


Reports to:                 The Director of Studies and Centre Manager


Organisational Compliance:

The job holder will be expected to operate in accordance with the Study Group Code of Conduct, and any local policies and operating procedures relating to academic, welfare and safeguarding matters.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that what has been sold to the client is provided at the centre
  • To teach a minimum of 5 mornings or afternoon sessions per week
  • To cover or provide relief teaching as directed
  • To assist the Director of Studies with the testing, placement and induction of new students
  • To assist in the organisation of the academic resources of the centre
  • To help to establish a positive working environment with the teaching staff
  • To ensure high levels of student safety and welfare are maintained
  • To support other managers and complete office duties when required
  • To attend all relevant meetings
  • To carry out 24hr emergency duty (on a rota basis)
  • To carry out residential supervision duties, including meal and bedtime supervision
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of students in line with legal, accreditation and company requirements
  • Maximise student and group leader satisfaction by ensuring their experience meets or exceeds their expectations
  • Play an active role in the development of student’s life skills throughout their Embassy experience
  • To support other managers and carry out other duties assigned
  • Promoting and Safeguarding the welfare of students for who you are responsible for and with whom you come into contact with.
  • Maximise student and group leader satisfaction by ensuring their experience meets or exceeds their expectations
  • Play an active role in the development of student’s life skills throughout their Embassy experience

Personal Attributes:

  • Demonstrates the ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people
  • Demonstrates emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude to the use of authority and maintaining discipline

Person Specification


  • First Degree or equivalent  (Level 6 Qualifications and Credit Framework) (Essential)
  • CELTA, Trinity Cert. TESOL or equivalent with at least 2 years' EFL teaching experience (Essential)


  • Working with minors (Desirable)
  • Summer School experience (Desirable)
  • Residential experience  (Desirable)
  • Administration experience (Desirable)
  • Experience of dealing with continuous enrolment (Desirable)

Skills & Attributes:

  • Excellent organisational and communication skills (Essential)
  • Interpersonal Skills (Essential)       
  • Ability to work in a high pressured environment (Essential)
  • Enthusiasm (Essential)
  • Good time management skills (Essential)
  • Flexibility & Adaptability (Essential)
  • Motivation (Essential)


Weekly pay for Senior Teachers: £TBC per week

This post is residential (full board is included)

Your pay is broken down as Basic Pay + Holiday Pay (Holiday pay will be payable FORTNIGHTLY)

Please Note: All roles at centre require a considerable amount of walking, lifting & carrying



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