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Applications are now open for 2019.

Our success is based on getting the right people in the right place. People with commitment, enthusiasm and talent, and people who share our values.

Since starting with one school on Oxford in 1991, we now have over 20 Easter and summer schools that engage with over 20,000 students to the UK each year. Within the Oxford International portfolio, we have five other businesses, including six year-round schools, and justifiably consider ourselves market leaders in the youth travel and language education market. We remain a family-run business and at the heart of our success are the core purpose and values of the company:

INTEGRITY: We build relationships through trust, honesty and respect

PASSION & PRIDE: We love what we do and strive for excellence

CARE: We put our students and their goals at the heart of everything we do

CREATIVITY: We are not afraid to be different and we celebrate innovation


We believe that our purpose is to:

Create life-enhancing learning experiences that help students worldwide to develop personally and professionally and that enrich their future opportunities.


Working for Oxford International Junior Programmes

Working for us is so much more than teaching or leading activities. We offer staff a rewarding and unique opportunity to meet people from around the world, a professional and fun platform that develops your experience of working with young people and the opportunity to develop key employability skills such as:

  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Responsibility
  • Problem-solving
  • Initiative
  • Organisation
  • Remaining calm under pressure
  • Exposure and understanding of different cultures and customs


What Oxford International Junior Programmes Can Offer You

  • Comprehensive pre-employment information
  • A compulsory Activity Leader training weekend prior to contracts commencing, giving Activity Leaders the tools to do the job
  • A thorough two-day on-site induction, giving all our staff centre specific training
  • Detailed training all our senior management staff
  • A unique syllabus that provides teaching staff with a Teacher’s Handbook and supplementary Student Course Book, along with additional course materials and teacher support
  • Resources and materials to supplement individual planning of activities and excursions
  • Continued, on-going support through your employment from senior management and Head Office staff
  • A visible appraisal system to highlight strong performance
  • Opportunities for Continuous Professional Development in the form of job-relevant workshops, observations and feedback
  • Clear career progression


Here is what some of our staff had to say about their time with Oxford International Junior Programmes

“It is clear that everyone at the centre wants the best experience for the students and group leaders which is great to be a part of.”

“The people I worked with were incredible! I felt well supported by both senior staff and other Activity Leaders. It was a pleasure to work with such great people.”

“The company’s creative, flexible approach and a willingness to consult and listen to teachers’ input is excellent, matching teachers correctly to where their strengths lie.”

“I loved working alongside some brilliant and supportive teachers and seeing young people from around the world come out of their shell and develop their language skills.”


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