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Millfield English Language Holiday Courses – EFL Teachers, Senior EFL Teachers 

June 22, 2017

Jane Zohoungbogbo the Manager at Millfield English Language Holiday Courses writes

“Millfield English Language Holiday Courses are looking forward to a very busy summer and are still currently recruiting EFL Teachers.

EFL (English as a Foreign Language) Teachers, Senior EFL Teachers
We are looking for a number of enthusiastic EFL teachers and Senior EFL Teachers to join our team this summer.

Person Specification
First degree or extensive work experience.
CELTA or Trinity TESOL Certificate
Native / near-native competence e.g. CPE
DELTA or Trinity Diploma qualification is desirable for Senior Teacher positions
Although experience with young learners is preferred, we can offer support and guidance to new teachers to develop their teaching career.

Job Description
Classes consist of no more than 12 students, with 15 hours classroom teaching per week on our Junior campus and 18 hours per week on our Senior campuses. Classes include Cambridge and Trinity exam preparation, study skills and preparation for UK schools and universities. There is continuous student assessment and student progress is recognised and recorded.
As teaching duties vary depending on Junior or Senior campuses (Senior 18 hours contact, Prep 15 hours contact) other duties vary depending on the campuses, these duties include Saturday afternoon excursions and some pastoral and social duties on a rota basis assisting with the residential co-ordinator. Sundays involve interaction with the students on campus. Senior EFL Teachers have a reduced teaching timetable but will also have specific areas of responsibility which may include exam administration and organisation, leading workshops and Insets, observations and teacher support.
There are daily course related meetings with the academic manager. Inset sessions are provided by senior staff and all teachers are expected to attend at least one a week. Teachers will have full day Wednesday as a day off and other time off in the week.
The course dates for summer 2017 are Sunday 9th July – Sunday 20th August.
Induction Training
Compulsory Induction training is immediately prior to the start of the course (paid pro rata).


Minimum qualification of Trinity TESOL Cert or Cambridge CELTA or equivalent.

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary, free food and accommodation, plus holiday pay which is calculated at 12.07%.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if there are any queries.

Kind regards,


Jane Zohoungbogbo
Millfield English Language Holiday Courses Manager

Millfield Enterprises, Street, Somerset, BA16 0YD
T +44 (0) 1458 444 544    M +44 (0) 7850 994 232    W

Little Kickers – a football program for kids, with EFL

June 22, 2017

Rhonan Bland, the International Director of Coaching for the Little Franchising Group, writes with details about

“International opportunities in our language programme where we coach football and teach English. We are currently seeking applicants with their CELTA qualification to teach our programme overseas.”

For further information  visit

Rhonan Bland

International Director of Coaching 

The Little Franchising Group

Little Kickers / Little Rugby

T: +447825652052

Whatsapp: +447825652052

Skype: rhonan.jai.bland


Essential Skills & ESOL Tutor – Gower College

June 16, 2017

Gower College are advertising a variety of posts today, within what is described as a new arm of the college. The initiative is “a wide-ranging  new employability programme – Better Jobs, Better Futures – which will be delivered from September in the city centre. The programme will work with unemployed young people and adults seeking employment as well as with those already in work who are looking to improve their employment potential.”

One of the posts is for a Essential Skills & ESOL Tutor – Gower College

and details are at

Note that this post lists a PGCE or equivalent as essential, and Welsh Language skills at “Entry Level” as desirable.

The other adverts for this new programme are at:

For more general enquiries please contact Cath Jenkins Employability Partnerships and Programmes Manager, on 284279 or

If you wish to apply for any of the roles please complete an application form
and return it to by Wednesday 21st June 2017



Volunteer Development Worker, Swansea Bay Asylum Seekers Support Group – immediate – 2 year post

June 16, 2017

JOB ADVERTISEMENT– Volunteer Development Worker, Swansea Bay Asylum Seekers Support Group

  • 21 hours a week
  • 2 year post, funded by Tudor Trust
  • Based in Swansea
  • Salary £21,000 per annum Pro Rata. Statutory pension contributions

About Swansea Bay Asylum Seekers Support Group

We are a volunteer-led registered charity, run and managed by our members, who include asylum seekers, refugees and other local people. We give a warm welcome to people seeking sanctuary in Swansea through our twice-weekly drop-ins, and offer practical support and educational and recreational opportunities.

We are seeking someone to help us

  • Build our capacity and sustainability by encouraging existing and new members to contribute to the organisation in different ways – be it through practical tasks or governance
  • Improve our existing services by mobilising additional voluntary help
  • Help us identify and prioritise opportunities for new volunteer-led work

The successful candidate will:

  • Understand the challenges faced by asylum seekers and refugees
  • Communicate effectively face to face and in writing
  • Encourage and support people in a wide range of voluntary roles
  • Work with us to develop new projects and put them into action
  • Work on your own initiative within guidance offered by the line manager and management committee
  • Be available for frequent work on Friday evenings (5.30-7.30) and for 2.5 hours each Saturday.

Ideally you will have experience of working alongside asylum seekers and refugees – or first-hand experience of seeking asylum. However we are interested in all applicants who have the commitment, skills and attitudes needed for work.

Closing date for applications: Monday 3rd July 2017 9.00am

Interview date: 18th or 19th July 2017

For full details and an application form click here.

University Teaching Position – Southern Mexico – Sept 2017

June 15, 2017

This guest blog is from Kate Gamble, of the Hiring Committee, Centro de Idiomas, UTM.



EFL Professor, Universidad Tecnológica de la Mixteca (UTM), Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, Mexico

The available position is to start in September 2017.

University position with attractive benefits in rural southern Mexico.

Teachers teach 3-5 classes daily and have the opportunity to contribute to other areas of the faculty and the local community.

Qualifications: Successful applicants will have a B.A. + CELTA or equivalent or an M.A. in a relevant field and classroom teaching experience.  A Bachelor’s degree is a minimum requirement for teaching at university level in Mexico, so we cannot consider applicants who do not have a Bachelor’s degree.  Specific TESL/TEFL training is also a requirement of the university’s Academic
Council.  Although it is not a requirement, ability in Spanish or another foreign language would be a definite asset.

Aside from providing quality instruction to students, the department focuses on both professional and community development and we are looking for motivated, self-starters who are willing to participate in projects outside of classes.

Location:  University/college campus in Huajuapan de Leon, a city of about 80,000 people situated in the beautiful state of Oaxaca.
Wage: Take home pay is approximately $13,500 – 16,000 MXN per month, depending on qualifications and experience, which is a very competitive local salary.  Teachers also receive benefits including healthcare, savings plan, bonuses and 5 weeks paid vacation.  Please note that all travel to the university, housing expenses and visa fees have to be paid for by the teacher.  The university does not pay for travel expenses, housing or visa applications (initial or renewals).

For more information about the University, visit us at: or check out our Facebook page.

How to Apply:  Email your CV and cover letter to contact email as soon
as possible.


Supported 2-week work experience placement for newly qualified English Teachers – Hungary

June 12, 2017

This guest blog is by David Gorbutt, the Director of Languages Training & Development:

“We would like to bring to your attention an opportunity for a two-week work experience placement in Hungary, funded through the EU’s Erasmus Plus programme.

The programme is now entering its fourth year and we have received a large number of newly qualified CELTA and Cert TESOL teachers onto it. These have come from a wide variety of providers both in the UK and elsewhere in Europe. Programmes are organised in cohorts of around ten participants.

Flights to Hungary and accommodation while there is provided through the Erasmus scheme, which is open to all EU nationals as well as several other participating countries.

The participant will deliver a series of lessons to groups in a state secondary or primary school as well as participate in some one to one teaching. Design of lessons is guided by the local Hungarian teacher of English as well as our accompanying staff, who are experienced teacher trainers for both the Certificate and Diploma. The participants’ lessons are watched to give developmental feedback.

Previous participants have found this an excellent short term opportunity to get a taste of living abroad working in the state sector. There is time within the programme for some sightseeing and to apply for longer-term positions. We are happy to accept applications from those still working towards their certificate.

Dates for the remainder of 2017 are included in the Flyer for Cert Providers May 2017  attached.

If you require any further information, please feel free to contact me on

David Gorbutt

Director, Languages Training & Development

Windrush Court, 56A High Street,

Witney, OX28 6ET


Free Signpost Training, Unity in Diversity (Swansea 2015) Community Drop-in

May 25, 2017

This is a guest blog from Wayne Yare, Project CoordinatorUnity in Diversity (Swansea 2015) Community Drop-in.

“On behalf of UiD and SBASSG you are kindly invited to participate in our Free Signpost Training.  Please share with those that would benefit/be interested. 

Online Training Activity Here ->

With the aim of improving the capacity of individuals/organisations in supporting Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the Swansea area, Unity in Diversity (Swansea 2015) and Swansea Bay Asylum Seeker Support Group invite you to complete the following activity. Participants who demonstrate a clear understanding of appropriate referral routes will receive a digital/printable certificate of acknowledgement in using effective signposting.

Using our Directory of Services, appropriate referral routes will be identified using example case scenarios. As this is designed to improve our collective capacity participants and organisations that contribute extra information on new/existing services will have specific feedback and acknowledgement for improving the directory as contributors.

This training is provided free of charge and is open to any individual/organisation with an interest in supporting asylum seekers and refugees. Organisations that have a number of staff participating will receive acknowledgement in the form of an ‘Organisation Certificate’. It is very important to note that many of the services in our directory support the general population, not just asylum seekers and refugees.

Online Training Activity Here ->

Printable hard-copy versions of the activity are available on request at the UiD/SBASSG drop-ins. Please see our directory for opening times/locations.

We look forward to your participation.

Kind Regards

Wayne Yare

Project Coordinator

Unity in Diversity (Swansea 2015) Community Drop-in.

Telephone: 07944 523256



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