We are looking for experienced and professional teachers who are keen to develop within the ELT field in a multi-cultural setting in Edinburgh in the summer of 2023. The right candidate should be willing to teach a variety of levels and courses, such as Exam English & Business Skills, and be confident in engaging with digital teaching tools and using different approaches.


•    Celta or Trinity Cert TESOL
•    Native or near native-like English
•    Right to work in the UK 
•    Ability to lesson plan and define objectives


•    A first degree
•    Experience with supporting students learning & developing learner autonomy 
•    Two years of experience teaching different levels
•    Sound understanding of the use of technology in learning

The Role:

You will be teaching groups of up to 15 students on a semi-intensive course of 15 hours a week or an intensive one of 21 hours a week. There will also be the chance to lead Social Programme activities.

Various start dates and contract lengths are possible throughout June, July and August 2023. There is also the possibility of further work after the summer, depending on our student numbers. Teaching times can be flexible, with the possibility of a morning or an afternoon timetable.

There is an in-house course book, but you are free to supplement or follow the syllabus using your own materials.  All classrooms have Smart Boards, and the course books are also in Smart Notebook format.

The Company:


The Pay and Benefits:

  • Hourly rate of £17.91

  • Ongoing CPD with paid training sessions.

Please note, the vacancy will be closed when we have received a suitable volume of applications. We would encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity. Regrettably, it will not be possible to reply to all applicants. 

To be considered for this role, please submit your CV along with a Cover Letter in how you meet the requirements of the role.

At Kaplan International, we are committed to working in a diverse organisation and strive to provide equality of opportunity for all. We encourage and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or identity, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. If as a disabled applicant (as defined under the Equality Act 2010) you would like to request that your application is considered under our Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS) please let us know using this form

As part of our commitment to safeguarding, depending on the nature of the role, successful candidates may be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK. 

Applicants working outside the UK may be required to produce a police check from the relevant country.

About Kaplan International Languages 

Every year, Kaplan International Languages (KIL) helps over 50,000 students from more than 150 countries to develop and improve their English language skills. With a network of schools spanning 6 countries, KIL has the largest presence of any international language school in the English-speaking world. Our schools are in vibrant, sought-after and convenient locations, providing our students with the right environment to achieve their goals. We offer a wide selection of courses from General English and exam courses through to 8-month intensive programs. Our recommendation rate currently stands at 96%. 

As part of Kaplan Inc., KIL is proud to share in the Kaplan tradition of academic excellence, standing alongside other established education institutions like Kaplan Financial, Kaplan International Pathways, Kaplan Test Prep and Kaplan Professional. Kaplan Inc., which is owned by Graham Holdings, is one of the world’s largest providers of education and training. It has an 80-year history of expanding access to academic opportunity and global revenues of more than US$2 billion. 

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