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Residential teaching positions available for summer school in London, and other locations in the UK and Ireland.

If you are a highly enthusiastic and energetic teacher with an accredited TEFL qualification and enjoy teaching young learners and teens, then why not join our thriving academic team!

MLA is currently recruiting professional EFL teachers for residential and non-residential Easter and Summer posts in the UK and Ireland. Experienced and newly qualified teachers are welcome to apply. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with young learners/teens and see how they develop their communication skills and enjoy a life-changing learning experience.

Contracts available for Easter; April 2nd to 19th(UK ONLY: Dover residential and Non-Residential; London Dulwich Non-Residential); and Summer from late June through to mid-August for 2-4 weeks with the possibility of an extension

Locations: Central London, London Uxbridge, London Richmond, London Guildford, Reading... Worcester, Dover, Edinburgh, Dublin, and Galway.

At MLA we have been running successful language courses for Italian students in the UK, Ireland, and USA since 1976. Students, families, and agents from around the world have chosen MLA for the quality of our language courses, for the established trust in our brand, and for the meticulous attention to detail in our packages.

You will be delivering high-quality and communicative EFL Task Based lessons as part of a teaching team in one of our centres. Lessons will include engaging activities to help students develop their skills and, most importantly, learn by doing while speaking in English!

Residential staff work a 6-day week with one 24-hour period off per week. This includes 6 hours of teaching per working day, preparation time and some administrative duties (such as reports, meetings, records). You will not be required to go on excursions, join activities or any pastoral care outside your teaching and admin hours. However, you are welcome to join our students and activity leaders in fun activities if you like. Summer programmes are hard work, and you might, exceptionally, be requested to assist outside your working hours.

Please see our website for the full job description, online application form and details of the application process. We run a rolling recruitment programme so please apply asap.

MLA is committed to ensuring the safeguarding of children and young people and we expect our staff to share this commitment. To this end, all references will be followed up, gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily and appropriate criminal checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment.

Person Specification: EFL Teacher


First degree (any discipline) Required

C2 English level speaker to provide a clear and accurate model of the English language

Passionate about teaching and learning

Applicants should have one of the following required qualifications:

Cambridge CELTA

Trinity CertTESOL



Cambridge DELTA

Trinity DipTESOL

Masters MA TESOL



UK CENTRES: Must have a UK passport/right to work in the UK

IRELAND CENTRES: Must have EU passport/right to work in the EU/Ireland


Previous summer school experience/International school experience
Experience of teaching mono-lingual classes
Young Learner specialism e.g. TYLEC

Personal Attributes:
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Capacity to work alongside colleagues, contributing effectively to a team
Good administrative / ICT skills
Passionate about teaching and learning
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Organised, with high professional standards
Open to receiving feedback
Committed to safeguarding children and to ensuring their safety and welfare is priority

As part of HR regulations, we will need to see documentation that proves you are eligible to work in the UK. This means you fit into one of these categories:
• Hold a British passport
• As an EU citizen you…
• have pre-settled status
• have Settled status
• hold a Frontier Worker Permit
• If you are a third country citizen (any country outside of the EEA): you have the necessary working visa.

We will ask for this information at the very beginning of the interview; if you are unable to show your documentation, we will have to rearrange the interview until you have it.

• Residential from EUR 475 - EUR 485 weekly based on qualifications and experience.
• *Residential rates include full board and lodging
• **Returners will receive a bonus of EUR 150 after completing their full contract

· Paid training and induction.

· Work as part of a strong team and gain experience

· Opportunities for professional development e.g., observations, team teaching.

· Regular CPD sessions on a range of young learner topics e.g., task-based learning, error correction, pronunciation

· Task-Based syllabus

• To actively support MLA in its mission to provide quality learning
• To provide courses that will challenge the students (realise their potential) and work together to reach their academic targets and support them
• To comply with management requests to follow the guidelines of external organisations such as British Council in a timely and accurate manner
• To be dressed in a presentable professional way and always start on time and if this is not possible to inform your manager as early as possible


MLA Move Language Ahead is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria.

About the Company:
Move Language Ahead
Dublin Ireland


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