Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • High Wycombe


About Us

Oxford Summer Courses was founded by a network of Oxford alumni, who were determined to share the magic of the university and the city with the wider world. Since 2010, we have expanded around the world, and are one of the fastest growing education companies in the UK and Europe. Our pedagogical approach is centered around interactive and creative teaching strategies, growth mindsets, small group and tutorial teaching, integration of cutting-edge research, and—above all—tutor autonomy.

About the Role

The role of Subject Teacher for 9–12 year olds for Enterprise Explorer is to prepare and deliver lessons for international students aged 9–10 or 11–12. There are a wide variety of subjects to choose from—please see our website for more information.


- Design your own syllabus around your interests and expertise
- Attend training and induction sessions
- Prepare class materials and resources

- Deliver lessons in accordance with confirmed course outlines and Oxford Summer Courses teaching guidelines
- Teach approximately 16 hours per one week course, with teaching scheduled 9am–1pm four weekdays out of five.
- Ensure good standards of student behaviour during classes
- Take register of attendance and report any absences or changes directly to Head office
- Set 1 hour of homework per teaching day.

- Complete a feedback form on the course(s) and reports for your students
Practical Details

Summer courses for 9–12 year olds in 2019 will take place between July 7th and August 9th, across two locations—Wycombe Abbey, and Cheltenham Ladies College. Please see our website for more details.

You can apply to work for one or multiple courses. For more information regarding working multiple courses, please check our Tutor FAQ page on our website.

Rates of pay are aligned with your qualifications and teaching experience. Throughout employment with us, we expect that our tutors ensure that all sensitive data is handled in accordance with GDPR regulations.

Accommodation and travel expenses are not included.

About You

- A passionate, qualified teacher or graduate student/academic staff with at least 1 year’s teaching experience of this age group.
- Dedicated to delivering creative and engaging lessons
- Aware of the needs and requirements of teaching young learners
- Experience working with speakers of other languages
- Educated to Bachelors degree level or above in your chosen subject/s.
- Right to work in the UK (we cannot sponsor work visas)

Please apply online using our website jobs page here


Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted and that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

Oxford Summer Courses is committed to safeguarding and protecting children. We check references and undertake enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks to ensure all our staff are suitable to work with children.

Because we are responsible for children and young adults and the nature of the work can be highly unpredictable, it is extremely important that you understand that you (particularly those in positions of greater responsibility) may

be required to work in excess of the limits set by the Working Time Directive (more than 48 hours a week on average). We endeavour to staff the courses to allow everyone sufficient breaks, shared workloads, and to support our team members' well-being. We also record the hours worked by all staff members so that we can monitor and respond quickly to excessive workloads. If you are unsure about the demands please contact us.

Job Type: Temporary


- childcare: 1 year (Preferred)

- QTS (Preferred)
- NQT (Preferred)