Starting in July

Key facts

Location

  • Brighton, UK

Reporting to

  • Head of Department

Type of contract

  • Fixed term 1.0 or 0.75

Salary range

  • Dependent on experience

Deadline for applications

  • As soon as possible

Anticipated start date

  • 1st July 2022

How to apply

  • To apply for this position or to request further information, please contact stephen.pilton@kingseducation.com

Role description

This role is part of the teaching team for supporting the English language development of students on any course. In summer months this could be an Intensive English Course (21 hours) or a Compact English Course (15 hours). Classes normally take place in the school from 9am to 3pm though at peak times, lessons may run later and finish at 6.45pm. Some classes may also take place online using Microsoft Teams.

You will be responsible for delivering any or all of the following:

  • General English from beginner to advanced level
  • Exam preparation – IELTS, Cambridge Suite etc.
  • Group or 1:1 sessions

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To teach English Language or Academic English courses to groups of students at levels ranging from Beginner to Advanced as directed using up-to-date teaching methodologies and approaches
  • To plan, prepare and deliver well-structured lessons appropriate to the students’ age, nationalities, levels and needs; to differentiate appropriately and respond to the strengths and needs of all students
  • To reflect systematically on the effectiveness of lessons and approaches to teaching
  • To demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
  • To set, mark and assess students’ course work, homework and other assignments as appropriate
  • To write student progress and end-of-course reports as required
  • To encourage students to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study by incorporating study skills into their teaching
  • To establish a positive, safe and stimulating learning environment for international students, rooted in mutual respect
  • To attend regular meetings for planning, co-ordination and development purposes, as directed
  • To complete administrative tasks necessary for the smooth running of the college
  • To engage in professional development as appropriate to the needs of the college and your own interests and level of qualification
  • To maintain a professional demeanour at all times within the college, helping to create a positive working environment for both students and staff
  • To take reasonable care for the health and safety of self and others who may be affected by acts or omissions related to your work
  • To implement the Kings Behaviour and Discipline policy
  • To adhere to all statutory regulations and to Kings policies and procedures
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties and responsibilities as required

Please Note:
These duties defined in this Job Description are not definitive and may be subject to future amendments following appropriate consultation.

Person Specification

Qualifications and experience:

Essential

  • University degree
  • CELTA (or equivalent)
  • Native speaker competence in English

Desirable

  • Experience and knowledge of contemporary life and culture in the UK
  • IT literacy as the role involves use of Microsoft Office programs, Interactive Whiteboard software, and other computer systems the college may acquire

Personal Qualities and Skills:

  • Good time management, organizational and administration skills
  • Flexibility to respond and adapt to the demands of the job
  • Understanding of customer service and sensitivity to different cultures
  • Ability to deal sensitively and courteously with students
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability and/or willingness to teach or cover a range of levels
  • Ability to take initiative and to recognise when and how to do so
  • Energy and enthusiasm and a sense of humour

Notes:

  • Any gaps in CVs must be fully explained.
  • Original degree certificates must be shown.
  • Kings Colleges is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

How to apply

To apply for this position, please send your CV to Head of English Stephen Pilton at stephen.pilton@kingseducation.com

Applications should be made: As soon as possible

Interviews will commence: As soon as application has been received and considered, therefore it is in your interest to apply as soon as possible

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Confirmation of right to work in the UK
  • Satisfactory references (including confirmation of no child safeguarding concerns)

Kings is an Equal Opportunities employer and we adhere to the principles of equal opportunity in all aspects of our recruitment process.

It is Kings Education's policy not to communicate further with applicants other than those who are shortlisted for a position.

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The Kings Admissions Team