Teach English in Ghana

Date posted:2012-08-23 | Writer: KFS | Email: youngkooldandy@hotmail.co.uk

Creative, broadminded and adaptable TEFL qualified English teacher wanted for volunteer position in Ghana. Applicant is required to teach ESL to disadvantaged children in lower primary to junior secondary level in a village school in the Eastern Region of the country. Flight, onsite accommodation and basic food allowance is provided. All other expenses including visa costs, insurance, etc must be borne by applicant. Possibility of extra income to be earned from teaching English to adults in evening classes. Work will be from Monday to Thursday. Free use of studio apartment in Accra for weekends available if needed.

This position is suited to a quiet mature applicant aged 35 to 65 who enjoys his or her own company. You will reside in the home of the school proprietress and you will work closely with her and the other teachers to help the school to progress.

Although this is an unusual position it is a good opportunity for anyone looking for some quiet time in Africa in a serene surroundings and doing something worthwhile.

Opening from September, and successful applicant will be contracted until July 2013.

Contact us at the e-mail address given on the job heading for more details.

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching.

 

In this unit module, I learned about the various types of classes/learners that I might encounter while teaching abroad. This ranges from early learners (aka children), to specialized learners - i.e. some company hiring an English teacher for their staff. The module goes into some details about how to go about teaching these various groups, including some problems or issues that may arise with each.Unit 9 was extremely informative in terms of constructing an effective lesson plan. The sample lesson plan that the course provides shows a very helpful framework and serves as an effective aid to the teacher in regards to the elements that need to be included in a lesson plan as well as the importance placed on being flexible at the same time in order to address the needs of the student's learning.

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