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3 May 2022

Temporary Teacher/ Activity Leader

British Study Centres Young Learners – Posted by Recruitment Team Malta, San Ġwann

Job Description

Teacher/ Activity Leader

Malta, San Ġwann

***This is a temporary position in a Summer School, beginning on the 1st of July 2022 and ending on the 14th of August 2022***

British Study Centres Young Learners (BSC YL) runs English summer courses in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France and Malta for International students aged 8-17. 

There are multiple positions available in various locations during June, July and August. Teacher/Activity Leader positions are residential.

There are non-residential positions during the low season.  Full details of our centres, please see our website:  


Purpose of the role 

Teacher/ Activity Leaders (TAL) are responsible for delivering outstanding lessons to our students as well as completing all necessary paperwork and academic admin, such as filling in registers, writing reports, and attending academic meetings. Additionally, TALs will supervise activities on a rota basis as well as accompany students on excursions. All TALs hold a key role in delivering our high-quality products in our Young Learner Centres. 



  • Plan and deliver high quality, fun and engaging lessons 
  • Teach between 15 and 23 hours a week 
  • Follow the BSC syllabus 
  • Complete registers, records of work and weekly plans in a timely manner 
  • Complete any necessary other administration e.g. observation paperwork, handing out student questionnaires, student reports 
  • Assist in the placement testing and induction of new students 
  • Attend and participate in academic meetings 



  • Fully supervise either afternoon or evening activities as per your timetable 
  • Participate in all activities enthusiastically 
  • Work with the activities staff to ensure smooth running of social programme 
  • Accompany and supervise students on excursions 
  • Attend to safety and welfare of students on activities and excursions 
  • Promote language learning opportunity on all activities and excursions 


  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons you are responsible for and come into contact with 
  • Adhere to the BSC Young Learners safeguarding policy 
  • Attend safeguarding training during induction 




  • CELTA/ Trinity or equivalent 
  • High level of computer literacy, particularly MS Office, email and use of databases  
  • Excellent lesson planning skills  
  • Ability to work well in a team  
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure  
  • Enthusiasm for summer school life   
  • Right to work in the UK, France, Malta and/or Ireland (depending on the respective centre) 



  • Experience of working in a summer school 
  • Experience of working with young learners 
  • Experience of working with multi-nationality students  
  • Experience of working with young learners in a leisure context 
  • Current valid First Aid certificate  
  • Child Protection and Safeguarding training  
  • Experience of British Council inspections  


*If your interview is successful, you will be invited to attend one of BSC YL’s ‘Assessment Days’ for EFL Teachers, Senior Teachers and Teacher Activity Leaders in which you will have a chance to meet other prospective candidates, ask questions about what to expect and gain more insight into how the centres work. 



  • Competitive weekly salary depending on qualifications, experience and centre size. Pay scale available on request.   
  • All accommodation and board is provided.   
  • This post is offered on a residential basis. Working hours may be unsociable due to working some evening activities, and the times of student arrivals and departures.   
  • All references will be followed up and any gaps in CVs will need to be explained. 
  • Reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason that they should not be employed in situations where they have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18.  
  • Criminal background checks in the form of a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) for UK residents, Garda Vetting for Irish residents, PVG for Scotland, ‘Certificate of Good conduct’ for France, ‘Conduct Certificate’ Malta as well as a police check from your country of residence (if not a UK or Irish resident) will be requested. 
  • Proof of identity and qualifications will be required. Only those with the right to work in the UK, Ireland, France or Malta are eligible for any BSC YL position. 
  • Team employees should provide evidence of being double vaccinated against COVID19. Failing this, a thorough Covid19 risk assessment and safety protocols will need to be followed at the centre where any contracts are offered.  



Aim Higher We proactively make suggestions and solutions for challenges and opportunities. 

Collaborate We are team players -we treat everyone with respect and understand that we succeed collectively, not as individuals. 

Communicate We communicate in a timely way with clarity, respect and transparency. 

Customer Focus:  We seek to provide consistent high quality experiences that customers will remember. 

Employee Focus:  We seek to reward and recognise excellence and innovation within our employees. 


To apply, please email us at:  [email protected]

We look forward to hearing from you, many thanks.

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