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Published: 28 Feb, 2019

Bucksmore Education

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United Kingdom, London

Job title

EFL Teaching and Activities Counsellor

Job description

Bucksmore EFL Counsellors will be in possession of a wide variety of skills and personal qualities and be able to work well in a team. The summer school environment is challenging but also very rewarding.

All residential staff assist in both providing the students’ 24/7 pastoral care and as well as ensuring the students receive an entertaining activities and excursions programme.

The week is divided into various duties and staff will receive a weekly rota detailing the duties they are working each day. Typically this may involve the following: wake up/bed time duties, meal monitoring and supervisory duties, English tuition (up to 25 hrs per week), afternoon and evening activities, full day or half day excursions and trips, meet and greet on arrival days, airport check-in assistance on departure days and general pastoral care and welfare.

Salary and benefits

EFL Counsellor - From £476.30 per week (not including bonus) - £425 per week basic pay + 12.07% holiday pay per week (£51.30) and up to £50 per week performance related bonus.


Essential qualifications, skills & experience:
• CELTA / Trinity CertTESOL or equivalent, PGCE in English or Modern Foreign Language, PGCE (Primary)
• University degree (in relevant subject area for Specialist Counsellor)
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to engage children
• Willingness and ability to participate fully and enthusiastically with the students' activity programme

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience:
• At least 1 year's teaching experience
• Experience of working on a residential summer school
• Experience of working with students aged 10-18
• First Aid
• Experience in leading workshops/sessions in art, music, sports, journalism or drama

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