English Language Teacher

You will be responsible for planning and delivering high-quality, EFL lessons. Your lessons will help students to ‘learn bydoing’ and toimprove their confidence in speaking Englishby activation of their passive vocabulary.


Responsible to: Teaching Manager

Pre-course:

  • Reply to emails from your Academic Manager and Teaching Manager
  • Read ISV USATeacher Manual and raise anyqueries you may have with TeachingManager
  • Attend the course induction and help set up the course centre


Teaching and Administrative Duties:

  • Ensure ISV USApolicies and procedures are followed at all times
  • Follow the ISV USAsyllabus
  • Quickly respond to any feedback that arises as a result of a drop in/full length observatione
  • Prepare students for the end of week presentations, excursions and cultural visits
  • Help with placement and grouping of students
  • Keep accurate lesson plans andregisters
  • Make sure that students are receiving sufficient feedback on their work and that you complete a weekly academic report for each student
  • Show sensitivity to the group and individuals and create a positive learning environment
  • Attend staff meetings as and when required
  • Report student absences or sickness at the beginning of each lesson
  • Notify the Teaching Manager of any persistent misbehaviour
  • Prepare classrooms for use, taking care of school property and leave classrooms clean andtidy at the end of each lesson
  • Be proactive in safeguarding students and make sure they are not exposed to any risks
  • Implement on-line student questionnaires and post summer teacher feedback
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Provide the best possible language learning, social and cultural experience for the students
  • Provide a high-level of customer care to students and all those associated with them
  • Present yourself well; being of smart appearance, appropriate to the role and using appropriate language


Person Specification

  • Education Level: Bachelor Degree (essential) / Teacher Preparation Program (desiderable)
  • Professional Qualifications: TEFL Certificate (essential) / State Teacher Licensure - State Teaching Certificate in ESOL (desiderable)
  • Experience: Previous teaching experience (essential) / Previous teaching experience in residential summer school - Teaching project-based courses and/or task-based learning - Working with single and mixed nationality groups (desiderable)
  • Skills/Qualities: Interpersonal skills - Commitment to delivering high quality lessons - A desire to continue to develop professionally - Enthusiasm and commitment to working as a team (essential)


Notice

  • No notice is required from the Employer where the period of employment is less than one month
  • 1 week’s notice is required from the Employee where the period of employment is less than one month
  • Where employment has lasted for one month or more, not less than 1 week’s notice is required from either party


Right to work

  • Staff will be asked to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the country they apply to
  • Please note that ISV USAdoes not provide any assistance in securing permission to work


ISV USA is an Equal Opportunities employer.
The information above is not intended to be exclusive or exhaustive, and the post holder may be required to undertake other duties to ensure the smooth running of ISV USAoperations.
PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS DOCUMENT AND FULLY UNDERSTAND YOUR ROLE AS A TEACHER BEFORE YOU SIGN YOUR CONTRACT WITH ISV USA.


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If you are looking to broaden your experience by being part of an international summer team in New York, Palm Beach, Los Angeles, Chicago and Las Vegas, please let us know by completing the appropriate application form below.

This role is residential and you will be given full-board and accommodation for the duration of your contract.

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