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Summer Centre Staff in Cork

CEC is recruiting an academic manager, English teachers, and Sports & Activities Coordinators for their Junior centres for summer 2018. These centres run from late June to mid-August and are situated in the Cork suburbs of Douglas and Bishopstown. Subsidised accommodation can be offered for a limited number of successful candidates.

Academic Manager Experienced Academic Manager who will manage and support the teaching team in a busy Junior English Summer School.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manage the Junior Summer School academic programme

  • Support and manage the teaching team

  • Run placement testing for newly-arrived students

  • Follow school’s policies and procedures on classing, class sizes, testing and certificates

  • Run a pre-course induction day for summer teachers

  • Maintain records and complete necessary paperwork

  • Work with the centre manager to ensure school policies for the welfare and protection of children are implemented.

  • Support the Centre Manager in the overall management of the centre.

  • Keep school directors up-to- date with all aspects of the summer school

Qualifications and Skills Previous experience essential. DELTA-level qualification desired. At least five years experience ESL teaching required.

English teacher

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Plan and deliver engaging and motivating lessons using the provided syllabus and resources

  • Understand and follow school procedures as outlined in the CEC teacher manual

  • Complete student reports for departing students

  • Complete attendance registers and lesson report for all classes

  • Participate in the activity and excursion programme as organised by CEC

  • Prioritise the health and safety of students and staff at all times

Qualifications and Skills Suitably qualified candidates must hold a primary degree and a recognised EFL qualification (CELT, CELTA, Trinity Cert or equivalent). Qualified primary and secondary school teachers must have completed a TEFL (SQT) Course. Post-qualification experience is an advantage but not essential.

Sports & Activities Coordinator Successful candidates will be motivated and possess the ability to motivate young people to participate fully in a range of activities. Candidates should be well-organised, energetic, resourceful and patient; and should be able to communicate well with non-native English speakers.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Organising and supervising a range of activities and excursions for students

  • Enthusiastically promoting the activities programme, motivating and encouraging students

  • to participate fully in activities

  • Preparing and planning activities in advance of sessions.

  • Advertising and explaining the programme to students/group leaders and creating an

  • atmosphere conducive to language learning through a range of activities.

Qualifications and Skills Experience working with young people and/or non-native English speakers is a plus. Candidates with experience of teaching Physical Education very welcome. Please send your CV and cover letter to

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