ESL / EFL teacher
11-14 years , 15-18 years
EFL Instructors deliver English as a Foreign Language lessons to international high school students based on the curriculum provided. Lessons focus on listening and speaking skills. EFL Instructors report directly to the Academic Supervisor.
The employment period is during Summer 2019; dates may be flexible based on instructor flexibility. Most students are with the PLUS program for two-week sessions; PLUS runs back-to-back sessions over the course of the summer.
Students receive approximately 15 hours of English instruction per week during their two-week session. Each session has 8 lessons that are offered both in morning classes (8:30am to 12:15pm) and afternoon classes (1:00pm to 4:45pm). Classes are held Mondays-Saturdays and on average about 4 days each week. Classes are either morning only, or morning AND afternoon. Class sizes are generally 15 students.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Deliver well-prepared English as a Foreign Language lessons to diverse classrooms of international high school students in a professional and engaging manner
Review the curriculum provided by PLUS to adequately prepare for each lesson; instructors should be prepared to supplement the curriculum with their own materials, as appropriate.
Assess whether students have been placed in the correct level of instruction
Orally assess students’ proficiency levels, as directed by the Academic Supervisor
Practice appropriate classroom management techniques to ensure a safe, comfortable, and engaging learning environment for all students
Collaborate with the Academic Supervisor and PLUS Head Office regarding instructional methods and the PLUS curriculum
Attend training session and any additional meetings organized by the Academic Supervisor and/or PLUS Head Office
Maintain frequent and professional communication with the Academic Supervisor
Perform other duties, as assigned
New Rochelle, NY, USA
0 years (beginners, too)
(Prior EFL/ESL teaching experience strongly preferred. Experience working with multicultural and multilingual classrooms strongly preferred)
BA in any subject
(Bachelor’s degree required (at the time of start date); TESOL certificate and/or Master’s degree preferred)