TEFL Job in Morocco

Date posted:2016-10-17 | Writer: American Language Center Tangier | Email: director@alctangier.org

The American Language Center of Tangier has a position teaching EFL to young learners and young adults starting in January, 2017. We are a member of the American Cultural Association, a private, non-profit association with 12 language centers located in Morocco. All classrooms have flat-screen TVs with USB ports, computers, wifi, and AC. Our staff room is stocked with supplementary materials. The center has a café for our students & teachers and our annex is equipped with coin-operated coffee machine and microwave.

We are looking for full-time teachers (21-24 contact hours per week) who are familiar with and supportive of the communicative approach to language acquisition. This includes a student-centered classroom with regular, varied pair work and group work activities. We are interested in teachers who keep teacher talk time to a minimum and manage students’ time effectively.

Other opportunities available:

• Lead clubs for students - weekly meetings conducted in English on a wide variety of topics (such as US History & Culture or Movies).

• Assist with projects such as exam proofreading and involvement in our community service associations

Professional development opportunities offered through the ALC include in-house workshops and the annual all-ALC conference.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Native level speaker of English

• B.A. + CELTA, Trinity CertTESOL, TESOL or an equivalent 120-hour, classroom-based course TEFL certification with practical teaching with real learners

• At least one year of overseas EFL teaching experience (full-time)

SALARY & BENEFITS:

168-188 Dirhams per contact hour (approx. $15.80 – $18.80) (Post-tax monthly salary based on 21-24 contact hours per week paid at 168 Dirhams per hour is between approx. $980 [@70hours/month] and $1,090 [@80hours/month] per month).

Free 3 star hotel accommodations for up to 14 days after arrival

Settling in allowance to buy furnishings for apartment (10,000 Dirhams = approximately ($1,000)

Health insurance (80% paid including medical, dental, prescription drugs & hospitalization)

One month paid vacation

Survival Arabic language lessons

Reimbursement of airplane ticket to Morocco up to 12,000 Dirhams (approximately $1,200) upon completion of 1 year contract

TO APPLY FOR A POSITION:

Interested applicants should send a current CV; a 1-page cover letter briefly describing your teaching philosophy and why you would like to teach with ALC Tangier; scanned copies of relevant diplomas, certificates and the first page of your passport; and 2 letters of recommendation from supervisors (with their e-mail addresses) to Mark Holbrook, Director, at the email address given on the job heading.

PLEASE NOTE: Only candidates who meet our qualifications will be contacted for this position.

American Language Center Tangier,

1 Rue Emsallah,

Tangier

Tel: +212 (0) 539 933 616

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, I learned about the qualities of good teachers, as well as the various roles a teacher should take on in the classroom. Regarding learners, I learned the qualities of good learners, as well as the distinctions different groups of learners have such as age, culture, and initial proficiency level. These factors may pose challenges, or make learning easier and more interesting.In this unit, we covered the various different teaching equipment and teacher aids that can be used to create an environment more conducive to students learning. I learnt that merely using the equipment or aids without putting any thought into why you are using them will likely not help this goal. There must be a purpose to presenting the information using a particular piece of equipment.

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