USA ESL Instructor

ESL / EFL teacher wanted by Embassy Summer First work day: 2019-06-23
Native-level speakers
0 years (beginners, too)
BA in any subject
Experienced ESL teacher to work with international students on a University campus. A friendly and outgoing personality is very important! Overseas teaching experience and knowledge of a foreign language are also preferable attributes. We are accredited by ACCET and are a SEVIS approved institution

Job details

Position:

ESL / EFL teacher

Work hours:

Full-time

Student type:

6-10 years , 11-14 years , 15-18 years

Group size:

N/A

Contract term:

Seasonal

Contract type:

Work as employee

Institution type:

Language school

School authority:

Private

Job Purpose:

The ESL Instructor is responsible for ensuring that students benefit from the academic program by providing the student with the necessary skills to become proficient in English through grammar, reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Key Responsibilities:

Plan and deliver ESL lessons to young adults or children as young as 8 years old appropriate to a summer school environment from Beginner to Advanced levels (average ages are 14-17).
Ensure and maintain proper levels of student discipline, welfare and safety of all students during the duration of the program
Assist the Center Academic Director in the testing and placement of new students in classes
Ensure daily attendance reports, progress reports and end of course reports are submitted to the Center Academic Director in a timely manner
Contribute to student’s development of life skills
Attend and actively participate in all relevant staff meetings
Ensure that classes start and finish on time and that all teaching sessions are adequately prepared for
Complete end of course reports and certificates for all students
Submit detailed lesson plans to the Academic Manager no less than 1 week prior to the start of a new arrival week

If you are interested in dual role/housing please indicate in your application and note that this dual role residential position is only open to applicants also interested in being an Activity Leader.

This position would be at one of our summer campuses in New York (Brooklyn, LIU), Boston (Tufts), or Los Angeles (CA State Northridge). Please see embassysummer.com for more information about each location.

Mandatory training dates:

LOS ANGELES - CSUN - Tuesday, June 11th

NYC/BROOKLYN – LIU - Saturday, June 22nd

BOSTON – TUFTS - Saturday, June 29th

TORONTO – YORK - Sunday, June 16th

Approximate camp dates are June 23rd – August 4th but please check embassysummer.com for exact timelines. There are mandatory paid training days held as follows at each location but your start date/end date may not be the entire camp period (depending on enrollment and agreement).

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Native-level speakers

  2. Experience

    0 years (beginners, too)

  3. Qualification

    BA in any subject

    ((1) with a minimum of three months of full-time equivalent ESL or foreign language classroom teaching experience or (2) with a certificate in teaching ESL or a foreign language that includes a practice teaching component.)

  4. Effective communication (both written and verbal) skills
  5. Ability to demonstrate diplomacy, patience and flexibility
  6. Valid First Aid and/or CPR certificate (Desirable)
  7. Experience with continuous enrollment courses and weekly intakes (Desirable)

What we offer

  1. Competitive salary
  2. Room and board included at some locations (based on experience)
  3. Fun summer environment working with international students

Los Angeles, United States

Job location

Embassy Summer

About the employer


We deliver rewarding English language programmes for young learners during the summer, providing a truly life-changing experience in the UK or North America.

Embassy Summer courses are designed to ensure young language students make the most out of their summer when it comes to learning English, personal development and meeting new international friends. We offer English language classes for all levels of learner, from beginner to advanced, and great quality accommodation in both college and boarding school residences, as well as homestay options with local families.

Our social programme is built to support the development of essential Life Skills and give students the chance to explore local places of interest and some of the most iconic and historic sights!

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