Discovery Summer intensive English language courses

Uppingham Staff 2014 Airport meet & Greet Uppingham Students & Staff Uppingham Students & Staff Radley Lacrosse


Why work for Discovery Summer

  • Discovery Summer is currently ranked as the top multi-centre summer school in the UK
  • We organise residential courses in top independent boarding schools with outstanding facilities
  • 65 different nationalities studied with us last summer
  • Many of our students and staff come back year after year. Last summer 60% of our staff were returners and many recommended us to their friends
  • Up to 10% of our students are English Student Hosts - who are the same age as the international students and mix with them in classes, in all activities and excursions
  • In 2014 we were inspected by the British Council and awarded 13 strengths out of a possible 15. Click here to read our full inspection report

Discovery Summer is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

To find out more about our courses please browse the website and watch videos of courses in action.


If you've worked for us before:

1. Have a look at the documents below for details of salaries, locations and dates. You should also read the appropriate job description.

2. Email for a Returners' Application Form.

New applicants - Working with us for the first time

1. Have a look at the documents below for information about our vacancies and complete the relevant application form.

2. Read the appropriate job description (see table below)

3. Download and complete the relevant application form (see table below)

4. Email your completed application form, CV and covering letter to

If you'd like to have a chat about our vacancies before making a formal application, please call or email Leo or Mary Tel: 020 7937 1199. We're very friendly!


Our residential courses take place in top UK boarding schools with excellent facilities. Staff work 6 days a week and are provided with free board and lodging at the school.

Senior Positions

Job Description Application Form
Social Director Social Director
Administrator Administrator

Other Positions

Job Description Application Form
Activity Leader/Tennis Coach Activity Leader
House Parent House Parent
Welfare Officer Welfare Officer
Teacher (EFL) Teacher (EFL)



We are currently recruiting Airport Reps to work at Heathrow on a casual basis during the summer. Staff work 1-4 days per week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays between Saturday 25 June - Wednesday 10 August.

For further details, download the job description and information for applicants. To apply, please complete the application form and email it to Mary Shipley together with your CV and a covering letter stating why you are the right person for the job.



English Student Hosts

British Council