Teach Young Learners EFL in Malaysia

Date posted:2011-03-15 | Writer: Nord Anglia Education | Email: [email protected]

Nord Anglia Education in conjunction with our partners in Malaysia Brighton Education Group are looking for TEFL qualified English Language Teacher Mentors to help improve English language and literacy teaching in primary schools within clusters of Malaysian government schools. The new project, called Teaching English Language and Literacy (TELL) will create better opportunities for Malaysians in education and employment through enhancing their communication skills in English.

The English Language Teacher Mentors are based in primary schools and work with about 75 Malaysian colleagues in clusters of rural primary schools on teacher professional development programmes. The goal is to upgrade teachers' proficiency in English and develop their teaching methodology in English. You will also act as a resource and adviser to the schools' management on improving each schools' English both inside and outside the classroom.

To be considered for this role you will be degree qualified and hold a recognised ESL/TEFL qualification and possess at least 2 years ESL primary teaching experience. A full international drivers license will also be required.

In return you will receive the following benefits in local Malaysian Ringgit:

RM 7,000 per month (Approx GBP 1,450) Accommodation allowance

Petrol allowance

Annual & End of Contract bonus

Full medical insurance

Flight to country

Flight home (end of contract)

A company vehicle for business & personal use (full international drivers license required)

To apply please send your CV cover sheet highlighting your number of years primary teaching experience and return to the e-mail address given on the job heading.

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.


Unit seven focuses on the techniques of teaching new vocabulary and structures. The teacher may include some new vocabulary, grammar and language functions in the lesson plan or focus on one of them. There are four most important points that a students should to know, understand and use. The students should understand the meaning of the word and be able to practice new vocabulary in real life situations.Several points and suggestions mentioned in previous video demonstrations were found in this unit. It is a good summary of various teaching aids that could help teachers and students in class. As usual, however, these can be a distractor or helper depending upon how they are used. Teacher’s personal attention can go a long way in encouraging and motivating students in any given learning environment.