EFL Teacher

MLI TEFL teachers will be native speakers or equivalent – C2/CPE/IELTS 8 Level qualified to ACELS or British Council (BC) standards; thus, they will hold a primary degree or equivalent HETAC Level 7 or NQF Level 6/FHEQ Level H in addition to an ACELS or BC recognised TEFL certificate (CELT/CELTA/Trinity Cert TESOL)

MLI provide full academic support for teachers with a dedicated syllabus including supplementary materials; in addition to this, a full range of supplementary resource books will be provided. Teachers receive a training manual with syllabus, testing procedures and pre-excursion lessons.

Teachers are required to plan their lessons within the framework of the syllabus and maintain a lesson log and related administration.

All Teachers must have read and understood the MLI Policies and Procedures and be fully conversant with our policies for the welfare and protection of children. At all times whilst on duty, you are responsible for the care, welfare and safety of students whilst ensuring they are following school rules.

Main Responsibilities and Duties

Teacher Role

  • Teach English to a high standard, following our syllabus, with the emphasis on communicative skills and following a communicative approach.
  • Be Punctual. Teachers are expected to arrive in the staff room 15 minutes prior to the start of lessons to ensure they are properly prepared.
  • Dress professionally and present yourself in a respectable manner.
  • Assist in the running of the Student Placement Test as directed.
  • Complete documentation as required, including registers and daily lesson logs.
  • Establish and maintain a professional relationship with students.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with the all your colleagues, including the DOS.
  • Be observed by the Director of Studies (DOS) or Senior Teacher, usually during the second week of employment, and take part in the employee appraisal system. Additional feedback may be given at the end of the course.
  • Attend meetings as arranged by the DOS.
  • Maintain proper records as directed by the DOS.
  • Ensure classrooms and staff rooms are kept clean, tidy and safe
  • Return all books at the end of the day
  • Participate in one hour of paid CPD per week.
  • Award certificates and complete end of course feedback for each student

Welfare & Safeguarding

  • All members of the residential team have student welfare duties on a rota basis to assist in the programme of student supervision that must be carried out in line with company policy.
  • This will include mealtimes, free-time both on and off campus and night time duties on a rota basis.
  • At all times whilst on duty, staff are responsible for the care, welfare and safety of students whilst ensuring they follow the rules.
  • Complete safeguarding Level 1 basic awareness training online
  • Have read and understood MLI safeguarding policy.
  • Liaise with the Centre Manager to confirm the rota for supervision and pastoral care.

Other Duties – UK Only

  • Assist with airport transfers and student arrivals and departures.
  • Assist with centre administration as directed.
  • Assist in closing the centre and returning equipment.
  • Deputise in the absence of the Activities Co-ordinator on request.
  • Additional duties as required.
Personal Specification
Essential: Recommended:
Ability to motivate and enjoy working with large groups of children/teenagers Previous experience working with children/teenagers
Excellent communication skills and native or near-native level of fluency in English (e.g. CEF Level C2, CPE, IELTS 8) Competent sports person with excellent knowledge of rules and organisation of sports/games
Enthusiasm and team player Occupational First Aid Qualification
21 years of age and over Previous summer school experience
Excellent organisation skills Experience and interest in related subjects e.g. sports, drama, arts and crafts etc.
Ability to work in a high pressure environment Lifeguard / Coaching Qualification
Degree or equivalent HETAC Level 7 or FHEQ Level H/NQF Level 6 and ACELS or BC recognised TEFL Cert (CELT/CELTA, Trinity Cert TESOL). Degree with DELTA/Trinity Dip TESOL PGCE TEFL/TESOL
Genuine interest in teaching and working with yound students  
Smart and tidy appearance  

MLI International Schools is fully committed to the safety of the children who take part in our programmes. All contracted staff are asked to complete DBS, PVG or Guarda Vetting check and all applicants are required to provide two references. Reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason that you should not be engaged in situations where you have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18. You will need to explain any gaps in your CV. Evidence of eligibility to work in the UK must be provided at interview stage. The cost of the DBS/PVG/Guarda Vetting will be split between MLI and yourself.

This role meets the requirements in respect of exempted questions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Serviced check before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.

To apply for this position please complete the form here.