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EFL Teacher Eastbourne

Posted on 2024-02-29


Eastbourne, 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 all lessons, 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 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, and 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 is desirable
  • DELTA or equivalent
Additional Information
Salary: £17.50 to £19.50 per hour dependent on experience and qualifications
Location: Eastbourne 
Contract:  0 Hour Ad-Hoc
Hours: Various
Benefits: Employee referral scheme, up to £500 per successful referral; Career development opportunities; Employee Assistance Programme.
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. 
Successful applicants will be required to undertake a standard or an enhanced disclosure via the DBS, depending on the role itself. 
  • All gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily.
  • Proof of identity and qualifications will be required.
  • Successful candidates will be required to complete a one-hour online safeguarding training prior to commencing employment.
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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You can apply for Access to Work if you need support to get back to work. 
You can apply using the online service or apply by phoning Jobcentre Plus on: 
Telephone: 0800 121 7479 
Textphone: 0800 121 7579 

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