To apply for this position, fill the Language in Action application form you find on our website or go to the link via Apply button below and fill the Language in Action application form.
Please note: applications will be considered only after the Language in Action application form is completed. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Language in Action is passionate about helping our students put their language skills to good use, by giving them unique learning experiences at our schools in the UK.
We put students in situations where they actively use their knowledge and their communication skills in real-life situations, and it’s rewarding to see them using language inaction. With our programmes, students gain so much more than classroom learning. Our students gain life experience, and a deeper understanding of the culture of the UK.
As part of Malvern International, Language in Action is perfectly placed to offer exciting and dynamic study experiences inside and outside the classroom. Our mission is to provide international students with essential academic and English language skills, cultural experiences and the support they need to thrive in their academic studies, daily life and career development.
Language in Action offers a challenging, fun, and flexible environment in which to work. We work hard to ensure that staff return year after year by offering a competitive salary and taking care to encourage and facilitate professional development.
Language in Action is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students aged under 18 and expects all stakeholders and members of staff to share this commitment.
Job Description English Language Teacher
Line Manager: Director of Studies
Line Manager Reports to: Centre Manager
Responsible for: Teaching English as a foreign language to international students, usually aged 14-18. Responsible for. welfare and safeguarding of all students in classroom and any other activity if necessary.
Purpose: To improve the English language competence of programme participants by delivering lessons according to the agreed teaching plan and timetable and preparing students for the exams/tests. Cover for teachers, in the event of absence, will be provided by the Senior Teacher first, then the Director of Studies.
General Responsibilities and Tasks
Act in a professional and appropriate manner with all LiA/Malvern Internationals agents, clients, students, activity leaders, host campus staff, and other LiA staff; furthermore, not to engage in any activity which may bring LiA/Malvern International or the host campus into disrepute.
Undergo online Safeguarding Training (Level 1) and online training for Prevent before the commencement of employment.
Read, be fully conversant with, and act in accordance with the staff handbook, company policies, relevant Child Protection documents and all risk assessments prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to the start of employment). Remain vigilant in all matters of student welfare and report issues or concerns to an appropriate member of staff immediately.
Ensure that the company’s health and safety guidelines are followed on and around campus.
Ensure that teachers and students adhere to the code of conduct laid down by the company and report any incidents of misbehaviour to the appropriate member of staff.
At all times, act in accordance with the company policies outlined in the staff handbook, maintaining an approachable, but professional and appropriate attitude towards all students, group leaders and staff.
Be involved in any activity necessary for the smooth running of the centre and to improve students experience.
Take part in social activities and events as required from your line manager.
Attend a training day, or days, prior to the start of the course, and thereafter to attend staff meetings deemed necessary by the Director of Studies or the Centre Manager.
Prepare and deliver suitable lessons using the supplied teaching materials and keep all academic admin and paperwork up to date, including attendance registers, lesson plans and Schemes of Work.
Arrive on site 20 minutes before the scheduled lesson start time and be available for 10 minutes at the end of lessons whenever necessary.
Teach using the resources and material provided and according to the framework outlined at the training day and in the printed guidelines and Scheme of Work given to you.
Take a register at the beginning of each class. Pass information on absences to the Senior Teacher directly (s/he will make daily classroom rounds to check student attendance).
Keep clear written records of work covered and store this information in the designated place as instructed by the Director of Studies/Senior Teacher.
Monitor the ability and progress of all students in your class, and raise any concerns regarding this, or other educational matters with the Director of Studies.
Assist with all course related administration, and the completion and distribution of end of course reports and certificates.
At all times, act in accordance with the company policies and code of conduct outlined in the staff handbook, maintaining an approachable but professional and appropriate attitude towards all students, group leaders and staff.
Ensure that students adhere to the code of conduct laid down by the company and report any incidents of misbehaviour to the Director of Studies.
Attend Fire drills on school premises and supervise students according to DoS guidelines.
Supervise students during lessons and during breaks, and anytime it’s necessary.
Work in accordance with safeguarding policy and apply it to all activities.
Check all students are present in class and report to DoS any absence, according to absence procedure.
Ensure students are supervised by another member of staff before leaving.
Liaise with ST and DoS daily to report any issue with students.
Give students time slots to ask questions or report issues related to class/level etc. and liaise with DoS.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply for this position, fill up the application form you find on our
Working hours will vary from centre to centre, and according to student numbers, but a typical teaching week will be over 30 contract hours. Holiday will be accrued in accordance with UK laws and regulations.It would be to your advantage to open a British bank account otherwise the only option we have for foreign accounts is to pay you at the end of the working period. All the international bank fees are paid by the employees and deducted from the salary. If you have a British bank account, you will be paid every