EFL Teacher

To teach English to international students.

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Twickenham and Paignton
  • Division: LAL London and LAL Torbay
  • Contract length: Temporary
Line Manager:
Academic Manager
    • To prepare lessons and teach English to students from overseas across a range of levels and ages.
    • To set homework appropriate to the student’s course and give feedback.
    • To arrange and carry out regular testing and report to academic managers on progress of students.
    • To follow the prescribed syllabus and content of courses, whilst developing learner training.
    • To attend induction & preparation sessions as required.
    • To assist in the placement testing of students and placement as required.
    • To maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation, as advised by the Academic Department.
    • To induct ALL students with Health & Safety procedures according to LAL’s H&S Policy.
    • To take responsibility for the overall presentation of the learning

                  environment and ensure the classroom is prepared in advance of the class starting.

    • To submit to periodic classroom observations by line management, the British Council or any other interested party.
    • To keep abreast of pedagogic innovations in ELT and attend teacher development sessions. 
    • To attend weekly staff meetings.
    • To protect the property and equipment of LAL, maintaining security and avoiding loss and/or damage.
    • To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the General Manager and/or Senior Teacher and/or Academic Manager.



Person Specification:



    • Degree qualification or equivalent
    • CELTA or DELTA or equivalent


  • Experience of foreign cultures

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • To be able to communicate with international learners of all levels
  • Knowledge of the CEFR Computer literate, including the use of blended learning tools and electronic resources 


  • Excellent Level of Written and Spoken English

Personal Attributes

    • Team player
    • Good customer service manner
    • Ability to take personal responsibility in an unexpected situation e.g. medical emergency
    • Good organisational skills
    • Enhanced DBS clearance.




    • Experience of teaching EFL students in a multi-lingual context

    • Experience in exam preparation teaching – Cambridge Suite, IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC and Trinity Examinations 
    • Experience in teaching English for Business

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Ability to speak and write in languages other than English


How to apply

Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.
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