Job reference: 001225
Salary: £565.20 per week plus holiday entitlement
Closing date: 30/03/2024
Department: Academics
Centre/School: Stafford House Canterbury
Employment type: Fixed Term
Job start date: 22/06/2024
Closing date: 30/03/2024

Job Description

Looking for the next step up in your EFL teaching career? Our Senior Teacher role could be just the thing if you’re looking to extend or move into a more senior position. Why not gain this experience in our English Language School over the summer. This senior role will give you the opportunity to support other teachers of EFL, in a multicultural environment.

Our school is situated in just a 5-minute walk from the centre of Canterbury, on a full-time, fixed-term contract and we are able to support you with accommodation, perfect if you would like to spend your summer in Canterbury but are not local to the area.

Contract role from late June to mid August with the possibility to extend to start of September 2024.

What’s involved as a Senior EFL Teacher?
  • Assisting our Director of Studies with administration and support

  • Teach when required, although this role focuses more on teaching support and supporting the management team

  • Mentor and support teachers in planning and implementing lessons, including offering advice and materials

  • Assist with timetabling and admin tasks such as syllabus and materials development, Trinity exams etc

  • Working 48 hours over 6 days per week

*Please see our Job Description for a full list of duties, responsibilities and requirements

Why choose us?
  • Ideal opportunity to gain senior level experience, as you welcome and support newly qualified teachers, or those new to our programme. You’ll be proactive in providing support, observations, and feedback

  • Optional full-board residence is available (at a charge of £63.70 per week)

  • Career opportunities reaching beyond our summer schools, in our year-round schools in Cambridge, Canterbury and London

  • £565.20 per week plus holiday entitlement

Some of what you need to become part of the Stafford House Teaching Team:


  • Degree or equivalent
  • RSA CELTA or Trinity TESOL certificate and/or Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in English or MFL, or equivalent*
  • Level of spoken and written English equivalent to CEF level C2/CPE/IELTS 8.0
  • 3 years’ full time experience


  • RSA DELTA or Trinity Diploma in TESOL and/or PGCE TEFL/TESOL with experience
  • Previous experience working with/supervising teenagers
  • Previous summer school experience
  • Previous Senior Teacher experience
  • Previous experience of academic management
More information:

WHO ARE WE? Stafford House has over 70 years’ experience in providing international students with great English language study experiences in the UK. Our mission is to educate, inspire and help our students enjoy our locations, empowering them with confidence to realise their personal potential. Stafford House comprises 2 brands, Stafford House International and Stafford House Study Holidays.

We offer 7 fantastic study locations within the UK with a wide range of courses to choose from including English Language and activities, creative Art & Design, sports, and academic preparation courses.

Stafford House International is part of CATS Global Schools (CGS), a leading education group committed to inspiring the next generation of world shapers.

OUR COMMITMENT TO SAFEGUARDING: CATS Global Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect everyone connected with the organisation to share this commitment. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of safer recruitment pre-employment checks in line with KCSIE guidelines. All shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a criminal declaration form prior to interview and be subject to online checks which may include social media checks in addition to an enhanced DBS check (DBS process paid for by CATS Global Schools), references and if applicable, an overseas police check.

OUR COMMITMENT TO INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY: We are committed to diversity, inclusion and belonging. Building on our core values – Pioneering, Persevering, People – we pledge to deliver a series of events, guest speakers and focus groups to make CATS Global Schools an employer of choice for all.

What are you waiting for? We look forward to hearing from you. Good luck!

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