General information to all applicants
All teachers are required to have a minimum of a Level 6 qualification (first university degree), and an initial teacher training qualification (TEFLI) considered valid by the British Council (CELTA, Trinity CertTESOL or equivalent).
Equality and Diversity
The Leeds School of English is committed to valuing diversity. In line with our Diversity and Equal Opportunities Policy, we welcome applicants from all sections of the community.
The Leeds School of English accepts students under the age of 18. We therefore require all members of our staff to have a general knowledge of safeguarding issues, and expect applicants to be familiar with our Safeguarding Policy before submitting an application.
DBS and Police Checks
An appropriate Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required prior to confirmation of appointment. Applicants will also be checked against the Barring List and the Prohibited List for Life.
A certificate of good conduct will be required from all countries where you have resided for at least six months in the past five years.
Gaps in CVs
All gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily.
Proof of identity and original copies of your qualifications will be required as part of the recruitment process.
All references will be followed up, and we will specifically ask whether there is any reason you should not be in contact with vulnerable people.
Please familiarise yourself with our Privacy Notice to Employees, as it will effect you from the moment you submit your application.
Right to Work in the UK
You must have right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we cannot sponsor work visas, so if you are unable to prove your right to work in the UK, we will not be able to consider your application.