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We are currently recruiting English Teachers for this Summer!

Join our school this Summer!

We are currently recruiting for enthusiastic, experienced and qualified teachers to join our teaching team for summer 2022. You will work with adults (16+) in a small and friendly Edinburgh language school. The role will consist of a guaranteed 16h40 of teaching per week, with the possibility of afternoon and evening classes. 

We can offer 8-week contracts commencing 4th of July 2022, 11th of July 2022 or 18th of July 2022, with the possibility of extension (potentially to year-round work) depending on demand.  

Successful candidates will be invited to a Zoom interview, covering teaching experience ability and language awareness. There will then be a short trial class before an offer is made. Please email your CV and cover letter to Use the same email address if you have any questions about the role.

You must be CELTA-qualified (or equivalent), have a strong C2 level of English across all skills and have the right to work in the UK to apply. Please email your CV and cover letter to Use the same email address if you have any questions about the role. As the role may include working with under-18s, all references will be checked and relevant disclosure checks carried out.

English Teachers – Permanent Information

Are you a CELTA-qualified, native/proficient English Teacher?

Do you have experience teaching English as a second language?

Are you a friendly and enthusiastic teacher who cares about their students’ progress?

Are you a great person to work with?

If the answer to these questions is yes, please send your CV to with a covering letter. When a vacancy becomes available, we can then contact suitable candidates. We advertise vacancies on Edinburgh Gumtree. You can set up a Gumtree ‘alert’ for “Alba English” so that you will receive an email notification whenever we publish a job advertisement. 

Please note that we only employ teachers with a Cambridge CELTA or Trinity CertTESOL qualification. Unaccredited TEFL courses are not accepted.

Equal Opportunities

We recognize that it is unlawful, unethical and against the best interests of both Alba English School and individuals for an employer to discriminate against a candidate for a job because of their age, disability, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity in any part of the recruitment process. Alba English School will treat all applications fairly and equally and adhere to the Equal Opportunities legislation.

We encourage candidates to submit an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Click here to download an Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.