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£432 per week plus statutory annual leave payment

About The Role

For over 40 years Bell has offered a range of outstanding Young Learner Programmes to overseas students aged 7 – 17. These unparalleled courses combine academic excellence with an exciting cultural and social programme and provide students with a unique experience and exceptional care.

We are now looking to recruit enthusiastic, dedicated and responsible EFL teachers for our Young Learner Courses running at our our UK summer schools. EFL Teachers will plan and develop exciting and inspiring lessons for their students' level and will also participate in the cultural and social programme through excursions, activities, airport and pastoral duties.

With General, Business and Academic English plus our Business Leaders and Scholars courses on offer, we welcome applications from teachers with a range of skills, interests and experience.

Our schools in Cambridge, St Albans and Oxford provide both staff and children with excellent premises and facilities and we offer accommodation, meals and professional development opportunities.

Bell Young Learner courses operate from the following locations:
  • St Albans, Hertfordshire
  • The Leys, Cambridge
  • Tudor Hall, Oxford

As well as a competitive salary, staff will also benefit from:

  • Free accommodation and meals
  • Paid induction period upon arrival
  • Staff laptop with free access to Wi-Fi
  • Opportunities for promotion and further seasonal employment

About You

Essential Criteria:

  • CELTA/ Trinity TESOL Certificate or equivalent*
  • Degree or equivalent
  • Fluency in English
  • Teaching experience including Young Learners
  • Experience of producing academic reports and learning & teaching materials. 
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Time management/able to multi-task and work to deadlines
  • IT Literate
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Applicants MUST be eligible to work in the UK

*Courses must be externally validated, contain at least six hours teaching practice and a minimum of 100 hours of ELT/TESOL input. Applicants who have completed 100% online courses will not be considered.


  • PGCE
  • Delta qualified 
  • Experience of working in residential summer schools for Young Learners
  • Experience of teaching project based courses and/or task based learning
  • Experience of working with single and mixed nationality groups
  • Knowledge of health & safety legislation etc. 
  • Experience of using technology to support teaching and learning e.g. Interactive Whiteboard, digital camera and digital videos. 
  • Interest in activities e.g. sports, art, drama and/or music.
  • Safeguarding training
  • First Aid 
  • Full Driving Licence 


Safer Recruitment:

Bell is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment:

  • A DBS/Police Check will be requested in the event of a successful application
  • We do not accept DBS Checks undertaken by other organisations (unless you are on the update service) and so a new application will be requested at a cost of £46.94, this will be deducted from your first salary payment
  • All gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily
  • Proof of identity and qualifications will be required
  • All references will be followed up and reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason you should not be engaged in situations where you have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18
  • Appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment

About Us

At Bell, we believe that English is more than a language. It's a stepping stone that will help you achieve your dreams. For over 60 years, we have provided unforgettable learning experiences to students and teachers from around the world, transforming the lives of over one million. Through our teaching approach we encourage students to aim high, exceed their learning goals and become confident users of the English language.

 Frank Bell opened his first language school in Cambridge in 1955, which still operates today. Since then, Bell has grown from one prestigious English language school in Cambridge to an internationally recognised, high-quality education business which unlocks the world for its students through learning English and learning in English. 

Today, Bell offers English language courses to juniors and adults, prepares students for university in the UK and trains the world's ELT teachers.

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