Job Description

St. Andrews College Language Schools is a British Council Accredited provider, running summer school courses in various locations across the UK. We are looking for enthusiastic and engaging TEFL teachers for summer 2022.

We have centres in
SCOTLAND: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Paisley, Stirling and Ayr

ENGLAND: Leeds, London, Kent, Colchester, Canterbury, Gloucester, Nottingham and Brighton

We have 4 – 8 week non-residential and residential teaching positions available in summer 2022

Details of Position

St Andrews College Language School teachers are responsible for the planning and teaching of effective EFL classes to 11-18 year old students. As an English Language Teacher, you are responsible for planning, preparing and delivering the St. Andrews College curriculum to a student body diverse in age, culture, language and ability. Class sizes are a maximum of 15. Students receive around 15 hours tuition per week and partake in cultural activities and excursions with the activities staff.

Teachers hours are spread over a 40-hour working week. Student contact hours will, on average, be 36 hours per week. Administration (e.g. meetings, updating records of work, etc.) and lesson preparation time, is included within the 40 hours contract week. The dates, days and times may vary according to the needs of the campus.

Full lesson plans and materials are provided and have been specifically designed to fit the needs of our students and teachers. Lessons are task-based and communicative and integrate 21st Century skills, such as digital literacy, critical thinking and engagement with real-world issues and affairs.
We are dedicated to the development of our staff and want you to get the most out of your time working with us, so hold regular CPD sessions.

St. Andrews College Language Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All successful candidates are required to provide criminal checks including a valid PVG/Enhanced DBS Certificate and/or overseas police checks.

Job Requirements

  • Awareness of the responsibilities of working with students under 18.
  • Undergraduate (Level 6) Degree + Cambridge CELTA/Trinity CERT TESOL, or a QTS award if it is primary level, or secondary level English or Foreign Languages.
  • Knowledge of the use of English and the linguistic systems underlying it.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and spoken).
  • Flexibility, in both teaching and non-teaching duties, and the ability to work well with other colleagues. Ability to work with IT systems, Google Drive, to maintain records and access resources.
  • Smart and tidy appearance.
  • Experience in both the teaching and welfare of students under 18.
  • Experience of working with multicultural and multilingual groups.
  • Experience of preparing students for English language exams, namely Trinity GESE.

Job overview


United Kingdom: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Paisley, Stirling, Ayr, Leeds, London, Kent, Colchester, Canterbury, Gloucester, Nottingham and Brighton.


Non-residential teachers: £520.00 per week

Contract Length

Short Term/Summer job

Start Date

September 1, 2022

Qualification Required

Bachelors Degree


Entry Level

Number of Positions


Passport Held


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