Jon Duckett

I am an experienced TEFL teacher who has worked on a number of summer schools in the UK. I am also a former director at Summer TEFL Jobs.


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By Jon Duckett
Experienced TEFL teacher and director at Summer TEFL Jobs

Finding a summer TEFL job in 2012

Stephen McCulloch [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

2012 is fast approaching, and the beginning of the year will be the best time to apply for Summer TEFL Jobs.

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By Jon Duckett
Experienced TEFL teacher and director at Summer TEFL Jobs

What to expect as a residential summer school teacher

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Many summer schools have residential summer TEFL jobs as well as standard positions. This is usually for two reasons. The schools need responsible adults to supervise the teenage students, carry out administrative duties and arrange fun activities outside of the times allotted for English lessons. Also many summer schools are in relatively out of the way, rural locations. In order to encourage teachers to take up positions, they often offer them free or heavily subsidised accommodation plus full or half board options.

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By Jon Duckett
Experienced TEFL teacher and director at Summer TEFL Jobs

Teaching English Resources for Teens

Most summer TEFL jobs involve teaching teenagers. That’s why it’s important for teachers to have some good teaching English resources for teens.

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Summer TEFL Jobs in London

By Jon Duckett
Experienced TEFL teacher and former director at Summer TEFL Jobs

Summer TEFL Jobs in London

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Language schools in London are a lot busier between June-August, meaning there are a lot of summer TEFL jobs in London on offer.

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By Jon Duckett
Experienced TEFL teacher and director at Summer TEFL Jobs

Teaching English at a UK based summer school: The Basics

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Every year between the months of June to August there are a huge number of UK summer TEFL jobs available. There are over 400 English language summer schools in England alone.

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Welcome to Summer TEFL Jobs!

Summer TEFL Jobs is a site for UK based TEFL teachers looking for TEFL teaching work in the UK and Europe over the summer period.

Summer TEFL Jobs is one of our UK-focused sites. We have 2 additional sites that offer further TEFL job opportunities around the UK.

tefljobslondon.co.uk focuses on year round London based TEFL jobs.

evocationefl.net focuses on year round London based agency cover work.

Keep checking our site for regular updates, job postings, summer school guides, and much more!

All the best for now!

The Summer TEFL Jobs Team.