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Journalism Teacher



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Join ISSOS as a Journalism Teacher to inspire young minds from around the globe in prestigious university settings this summer


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Cambridge, UK

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In-person- Cambridge United Kingdom

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Organisation summary: ISSOS offers a unique summer experience at esteemed universities - University of St Andrews, Cambridge, and Yale - where students aged 13-18 from over 80 nationalities come together for a mix of academic, cultural, and fun activities. This is an opportunity to be part of a program that shapes the global leaders of tomorrow in a dynamic, international environment.

  • Role Summary:
    • Teach international students for 3 hours every weekday morning for 3 weeks.
    • Develop and deliver compelling and engaging lesson plans.
    • Participate in compulsory evening activities and ensure student safety and engagement.
    • Contribute to the ISSOS summer magazine with a short article.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Must have previous teaching experience; preference given to candidates with experience teaching international students.
    • Strong knowledge of the journalism industry.
    • Fluency in English and excellent communication skills.
    • Enthusiasm and motivation to inspire a love for journalism in students.
    • Team player willing to engage in the broader summer school activities.
  • Benefits:
    • Full bed and board at our campuses.
    • Fixed payment for services.
    • Evening and weekend duty on a rotational basis.
  • Application Process Details:
    • Applicants must be UK or US citizens or have the legal right to work in the respective country.
    • Unable to sponsor UK work visas.
    • Subject to a full criminal background check (cost covered by ISSOS).
    • Employment contingent upon receiving suitable references, especially regarding working with minors.

Additional information: This role is specifically for the Cambridge campus from 8th July to 3rd August 2023.

The organisation - ISSOS We are an international summer school that provides a balanced summer program of academia, fun and culture for 13–18 year olds from over 80 nationalities, at the University of St Andrews, Cambridge and Yale universities.

The role - what the role entails As a Journalism Teacher, you will be responsible for teaching a class of international students, 3 hours per day, every weekday morning for the duration of the 3 week programme. You will be expected to create and execute interesting and engaging lesson plans. You will also be required to take part in evening activities on a compulsory rota basis, ensuring students are safe and happy at all times. You will also be expected to contribute a short article for our summer magazine, The ISSOS Times.

Job requirements Previous teaching experience is essential, with experience in teaching international students preferred. You must have a strong working knowledge of the journalism industry and be fluent in English. You must be a clear and effective communicator, enthusiastic and self motivated, passionate about instilling a love for your subject in your students, and a team player who is willing to be involved in the wider summer school programme.

Benefits We provide full bed and board for you at our campuses, plus fixed payment. All staff are required to be on duty (on a rota basis) for evening programmes, activities, day trips and arrival/departure days.

Applications details To apply for our roles you must either be a UK or a US citizen, or have the legal right to work in the country you are applying for a role in. Please note that we cannot sponsor visas for working in the UK. All of our staff must pass a full criminal background check. We cover the cost of this. Employment will be subject to the company receiving two references from previous employees covering your suitability for the specific position and working with those under 18 years old.

Additional information This role is available in Cambridge from 8th July - 3rd August 2023.


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