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Teacher of English for Academic Purposes

InstitutionCardiff Sixth Form College, Cambridge
Job TypePermanent, full time
LocationCambridge, UK

Job Details

Cardiff Sixth Form College Cambridge is looking for a teacher of English for Academic Purposes to join the existing EAP staff to implement the college’s comprehensive EAP curriculum. This is focused on supporting and developing the language skills that our cohort of international students will need to excel in their chosen A Level subjects, to gain admission to university (including obtaining the necessary IELTS qualifications), and to prepare students to meet the demands of academic language use at undergraduate level and beyond.

Duties will include:
– Teaching small classes of Year 12 and 13 students
– Working with the existing EAP staff to update and implement the existing EAP Scheme of Work according to student needs
– Updating and developing teaching materials where necessary to support EAP provision
– Providing additional, targeted individual or small-group support where necessary, with the aim of supporting students’ language needs in their A Level subjects as well as to achieve the IELTS qualifications required for university admissions
– Preparing, administering and marking in-house assessments for students
Providing regular feedback to students and parents about their progress
– Taking responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students

– Undergraduate degree (essential)
– Post-graduate degree in a relevant subject area (e.g. Applied Linguistics, TESOL, Education) (desirable)
– Teaching qualification (e.g. PGCE, CELTA, DELTA or equivalent) (desirable)

– Teaching ESOL, EFL, ESL, EAL etc. (essential)
– Teaching EAP (desirable)
– EAP course design (desirable)
– Preparing students for IELTS (desirable)

Other skills / requirements include:
– IT competence (essential)
– Strong organisational skills (essential)
– Ability to build rapport with students to gain trust and confidence (essential)
– Takes responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students (essential)
– Can provide a satisfactory DBS check (essential)

Please note that online searches may be done as part of pre-recruitment checks for shortlisted candidates.

About the college

Cardiff Sixth Form College is an international boarding school which brings together some of the most talented students from different countries, providing a stimulating environment in which to study. Students bring an enthusiasm and focus to their studies and are hungry for knowledge and success. In 2021, 98% of students achieved A*-A grades and 100% A*-
B. 17 students went on to Oxbridge and 50% to the G5 universities with 81% going onto QS Top 100 universities worldwide.

The opening of a new site in Cambridge in September 2022 means that both Cardiff and Cambridge colleges now operate as ‘One College, on Two Campuses’. Cardiff Sixth Form College Cambridge was launched in September 2022 with a small cohort of international students. The college will grow substantially in September 2024, resulting in a number of additional teaching roles becoming available.

Cardiff Sixth Form College Cambridge’s vision is to be recognised as the best academic school in the world. All of our teachers play a key role in fulfilling that vision by contributing to a culture of high achievement, intellectual rigour and exceptional teaching and learning. At the Cambridge campus, students follow a predominantly STEM programme and may select from the following subjects:

Mathematics | Further Mathematics | Biology | Chemistry | Physics | Economics | Computer Science | Psychology

Job Salary & Benefits

Salary: £36,400 to £47,000 depending on experience, qualifications and wider responsibilities
Competitive benefit package including inclusion in the Cardiff Sixth Form College pension plan

Further Information

Full information and application pack available on our website:

(Please note that the closing date for applications has been extended to Friday 26th April).

Closing Date26/04/2024
Interview Date
Start Date

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