EFL Teacher

Where: Dunkeld

Contracted hours: Full-time

Job Type: Fixed Term

Pay: £15.35, Per Hour

Optional Accommodation: Yes

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  • Fixed-term opportunities from July to September 2024
  • £15.35 per hour
  • Working an average of 40 hours per week over 5 days with the opportunity for voluntary paid overtime at specified times, particularly during our busy periods
  • An accommodation & meal packages available (optional) at a generous rate with zero charge for bills or utilities.

Do you have a love for languages?

We’re searching for passionate EFL (English as a Foreign Language) Teachers to deliver our successful and popular English Language Programme. There are a wide range of nationalities from across Europe and Asia that we have visit our Centres; with our courses combining classroom based English language lessons, sightseeing excursions and our famous PGL outdoor activities bringing learning to life!

Albeit you’ll be bringing your teaching expertise to PGL you will get plenty of support to get you up to speed on how we approach our programmes through a 3-day induction and support from an on-site Director of Studies who will guide you through pre-written courses for you to deliver (A1-B2 level) with the option for you to include your own resources that meet our ‘Can Do’ philosophy.

THE ROLE

You’ll be helping us share language, culture and adventure with the next generation by:

  • Preparing and delivering a range of fun & engaging lessons to students based on a weekly or fortnightly programme. Class sizes are a maximum of 15 students.
  • Providing encouragement and motivation to your students to help them reach their academic potential in the classroom.
  • Creating a fun and safe environment, reviewing the happiness of our guests and continuously exploring ways to improve and innovate our language courses (with no pastoral duties).
  • Opportunity to travel to at our other beautiful centres should you wish

IS THIS YOU?

  • Hold a Cambridge CELTA/Trinity Cert TESOL, PGCE in English/Modern Languages, Primary PGCE leading to QTS or equivalent
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Previous experience of teaching or delivering training in a classroom setting
  • A background in working with or teaching children
  • Strong interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
  • A passion for teaching and helping students reach their language goals

THE PACKAGE

We are renowned for our personal development & investment in people, we are ready to support you in your career development, each step of the way! You’ll have all the training you need to be confident and successful in your role, be equipped with a personal development plan, and access to nationally recognised qualifications funded by PGL to give your career the very best start.

  • Happy holidays - time to recharge and enjoy time away from the workplace. You’ll also enjoy an extra day off on your birthday!
  • Investing in your future – with sector leading family friendly policies and a contributory pension
  • Good living, for less - access to big savings and exclusive perks that span a huge range of retailers and service providers. Plus PGL discounted holidays and 20% discount in all our on-site shops
  • Take care of mind, body and soul - your wellbeing is top priority, so we’ve created a WELLBEING HUB for all our colleagues alongside access to Employee Assistance Program and cycle to work scheme
  • Smart saving, affordable borrowing – access to our financial wellbeing platform for financial support when you need it. This includes easy and affordable saving and borrowing directly from your salary, plus useful guides on how to effectively manage your money.
  • Doing good does you good - paid time-off to volunteer your time to worthwhile causes.

For a full Job Description and Personal Specification please click here 

For any enquiries specific to this role please email thomas.parry@pgl.co.uk.

We pride ourselves on hiring the best people, and recognise the importance and benefits of a diverse and inclusive team. However, the protection and safeguarding of the children visiting our centres is our primary concern. So all colleagues are required to undergo an Enhanced criminal records check (known as a DBS), which we will pay for. You will be required to provide a 5 year address history and ID documentation (ie British or Irish passport or birth certificate). If you have a conviction related to violence, drugs or safeguarding this could affect your application. Not all criminal convictions will be a bar to working for us and we will consider the results on an individual basis. You can find more information on DSB checks on the gov.uk website.