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EFL Teacher - London

Posted on 2021-07-15


Greenwich, London, United Kingdom
Job Description

Twin is an award-winning provider of education, travel, work experience, accommodation, and employment services. We offer a diverse number of life enhancing services to our clients and every member of our team is essential in achieving this. As an organisation we are recruiting for new EFL teachers to teach English as a foreign language using the communicative method. They enable students to practise and improve the four basic language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing; with a focus on real-life communication. Grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary and discourse all play an important part in the course. In every lesson students are encouraged to communicate with each other using the target structures and vocabulary.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Be familiar with the courses the school offers and its syllabus.
  • Prepare lessons efficiently in order to conduct them competently. Lesson planning should cater to the needs of individuals in the class, based on individual learning plans or mini class profiles.
  • Assist in first day testing, placement, and induction if required.
  • Abide by the copyright rules and always source material before photocopying.
  • Set and mark daily homework appropriate to the needs of the class.
  • Substitute for other teachers in case of their absence, as agreed with the DoS.
  • Be involved in the school’s observation programme (both by the DoS and peer observations)
  • Conduct fortnightly student tutorials and record agreed goals on TeL.
  • Administer and mark monthly progress tests and record results on TeL.
  • Monitor students’ progress using the confidence report and dashboard on TeL.
  • Move students up or down a level as required in consultation with the DoS.
  • Liaise regularly with teaching partners if you share a class, provide handover information to new or substitute teachers.
  • Be familiar with and help promote the weekly Social Programme.


Skills and Experience 


  • Experience of teaching in an EFL school or summer centre essential
  • Essential - First Degree or higher + CELTA or equivalent


  • Experience of working or living overseas desirable
  • DELTA or equivalent

Additional Information

Salary: £18 - £20 per hour depending on experience & qualification
Location:  Greenwich HQ, London  [On site - Face to Face ]
Earliest Start Date: ASAP

Working Days & Hours : Mon - Fri; 8:45am - 5pm

Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + Birthday day off; Pension contributions; Career development opportunities; Access to wide range of local and national discounts.


In light of Covid-19 Interviews may be undertaken via Microsoft Teams.  Following recent developments from COVID 19 you may see a delay in receiving feedback or interviews being scheduled.

We regret that unsuccessful candidates will not be contacted.

Please Note:

The successful candidate must be able to work in the UK.

Twin is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Prior to interview, we would like to inform you that:

  • References will be followed up
  • Reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason that you should not be employed in situations where you have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18
  • All gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily
  • Proof of identity and qualifications will be required should you be called to a stage 2 interview
  • You are required to have a current DBS check
  • You will be required to complete on-line safeguarding and Prevent training prior to commencing employment
  • Successful candidates will be expected to actively engage in the safeguarding of under 18s.
  • We are dedicated to ensuring that all job applicants and members of staff are treated equally, without discrimination on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability, or age.


Disability Confident Employer

Disabled applicants should indicate in the Equality of Opportunity section of the application form if they wish their application to be given consideration under the Disability Confident scheme. 

If you are invited to interview, please advise the recruitment administrator what adjustment you would require at the interview in as much detail as possible to enable arrangements to be put into place. 

We ask all applicants if they want to be considered under this scheme.  By opting-in to this scheme, you are disclosing that you have a disability solely for the purpose of the interview guarantee and we will not assume nor infer that you wish to disclose or record your disability in any other way – including any reasonable adjustments you may need if you are employed.

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