Discovery Summer intensive English language courses

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All our 2016 summer vacancies have now been filled.

Details of our 2017 vacancies will be published here in November 2016.

Meanwhile, please see the documents below for general information about our summer vacancies.


  • In our 2014 BC inspection report, we were awarded 13 strengths out of a possible 15. Discovery Summer is currently ranked as the top multi-centre summer school in the UK.
  • We run residential courses in top independent boarding schools with outstanding facilities
  • We also have two teaching centres in Kensington, London where we offer classes for adults, teens and children
  • Over 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 Mary


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
Course Director Course Director
Social Director Social Director
Administrator Administrator

Other Positions

Job Description Application Form
Activity Leader Activity Leader
House Parent House Parent
Welfare Officer Welfare Officer
EFL Teacher Teacher
Teacher - Uppingham
Discovery Plus

(Maths, Science, Humanities)


Our day courses take place in Kensington, central London and at Marymount International School in Kingston-upon-Thames. Non-residential staff work Monday to Friday. No accommodation is offered.

Job Description Application Form
EFL Teachers (Adults) - Collingham, Kensington London Staff
EFL Teachers (8-13 years) - Marymount, Kingston
Centre Assistant Collingham (5 - 17) - Kensington



English Student Hosts

British Council