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Instructor of TEFL Certification Course


Date 2015-08-25 10:08:42 Location : North America


**This is not a position teaching ESL. Our students are native English speakers learning to become English teachers.

International TEFL Academy (http://www.InternationalTEFLAcademy.com) is looking for an experienced TEFL Instructor for our in-person TEFL/TESOL course located in Chicago, Illinois. Our students are native English speakers who are training to become English teachers overseas -- for either short or long term contracts.

Length of contract:

In-Person TEFL/TESOL Certification Class:
This is a permanent position. Each in-person class is a total of 4 weeks long, Monday through Friday, with a maximum of 12 TEFL students. We are looking for 1 instructor to teach the morning section of the class. The morning instructor will work from 9:30 am -- 1:30 pm Monday through Friday. Roles and responsibilities are divided between the morning and afternoon instructors.

Position Start Date:


We are looking for an instructor to begin in November 2015 with our TEFL Class that starts on November 14, 2015. Training will be held in October and November -- specific schedule is to be determined. You can view the complete 2015 course schedule on our website -http://www.internationalteflacademy.com/tuition-dates-north-america-tefl-class/.

About us:

International TEFL Academy is a professional TEFL certification school training students to become certified English language instructors with the purpose of teaching English Abroad. Our mission is to provide the finest TEFL/TESOL training in an affordable and highly interactive online format that facilitates a highly effective classroom and educational experience for our students.

Our students:

The majority of our students are from the US but we may have one or two students in each class from Europe, Asia, Latin America or the Middle East. The age ranges are typically between 21 and 60 with some students fresh out of college.


Our Curriculum:

Our curriculum is extensive and exceeds the international standards for TEFL/TESOL certification. We are part of a larger network of International TEFL/TESOL schools with an accredited curriculum and history of nearly 20 years in the field. The content is comprised of 180 hours of academic work with an additional 10 hours of practicum.

Our course outline can be found here:

In-Person TEFL Course:

http://www.internationalteflacademy.com/chicago-tefl-certification-chicago-tesol-classes/

Training Format:

Our in-person TEFL Course takes place in our Chicago office at 916 W. Diversey Parkway in Lincoln Park. The class is divided into a morning and afternoon/evening session.


Your background in teaching English abroad:


It is extremely important that as an instructor you are able to share your background in teaching English overseas with your students. Your students will constantly look to you for guidance and reassurance.

Your Main Responsibilities:

- Course Instruction: Instruct students on the basic principles of teaching English as a Foreign Language.
- Assignment Feedback: Provide constructive and timely feedback on students' assignments and lesson plans.
- Resources: Share outside resources with students -- additional videos, websites, etc. that will aid the students in their learning.

Requirements for this Position:

- MEd, MA TESOL or higher (do not apply without these credentials)
- 1 or more years of overseas teaching experience
- Experience teaching ESL in the United States
- Willingness to share overseas teaching experience with students

Pay and Related Compensation

In-Person Chicago TEFL Course:

a) $35.00 per hour per 4-week course, paid the second and fourth weeks of each class.

The anticipated amount of hours is between 80 and 100 hours per month. Hours vary between the morning and afternoon/evening instructor.

Our In-Person Chicago TEFL Course runs every 4 weeks. See our complete 2015 schedule online athttp://www.internationalteflacademy.com/tuition-dates-TEFL-courses/.

This is a contract position. Total of $35.00 per hour for 80 -- 100 hours of instruction every 4 weeks.

To Apply for the In-Person Chicago TEFL Course Instructor Position:

Email the following to Director of Student Affairs:

1) resume (CV)

2) cover letter (including countries taught abroad in and experience teaching or learning online)

Please write in your email subject line: "Applying for In-Person TEFL Instructor Position."

No telephone calls please.

Master's degree in TESOL, Linguistics, or a related field or higher (candidates without this credential will not be considered)
1 or more years of overseas teaching experience

Experience teaching ESL in the United States
Willingness to share overseas teaching experience with students