TEFL in Lahore, Pakistan

Date posted:2006-04-25 | Writer: Australian Cultural Centre | Email: [email protected]

Our Centre is a family run private business that was established when I moved to Pakistan 2 years ago from Sydney, Australia with my husband and 3 children. As a Centre we have a small office and two small classrooms for up to 10 students located in the affluent suburbs of Lahore. We conduct teacher observations at 2 private schools. We have a contract with a major hotel and train their staff in spoken English on site and are in the process of gaining a contract with another major hotel. We have occasional short customized corporate training workshops for different companies on site. We have been invited to participate in the training of public school teachers but have been unable to pursue this opportunity because of a shortage of staff. Our newest project involves collaboration with the army school system utilizing their premises to deliver an academic English program and IELTS preparation for their teachers and army officers. Our office caters for groups of women, children and executives who wish to improve their spoken English. I teach as well as do the marketing, negotiating, and coordinating not to mention resource purchasing and curriculum development∑oh and quality control. I have three Native teachers in addition to myself, one from Australia, one from Canada and one from the US. I ask my staff to consider they are part of our family and we all work in a cooperative fashion. Currently I need someone to immediately start in the academic English language program. There are two classes each weekday, from 4:30 to 6pm and then from 6:30 to 8pm. Our family savings have gone into establishing the Centre and at the moment we are the only training facility with Native teachers∑..so the prospects are bright. We have a half house we have hired for our international teaching staff and it is in one of the most beautiful parts of Lahore with parks and shops within walking distance. We also provide a pick and drop facility from the guest house to our Centre or offsite location. I am looking for someone who would be able take initiative and create new opportunities for us. Someone, who likes to meet new people and is sensitive to their culture and beliefs. Someone who takes pride in their teaching outcomes and genuinely tries to foster professionalism in their work. I am not in a position to offer the best salary package that your experience and qualifications may warrant at this point. What I can offer is Rs30, 000 per month, free accommodation (excluding utilities), pick and drop, and airfare reimbursement from anywhere in Asia. I sincerely hope you consider joining us here. If you are interested please forward a copy of your resume and passport, two referees we may contact and a convenient time to speak with you over the phone.
Kind regards
Sonia Jenkins 

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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.

 

This unit relates to me very well as I teach children in a one-to-one setting. It can sometimes be mentally and physically tiring as children are full of energy and get bored easily. I also have experiences teaching adult english and it is easier to teach them as they are more motivated. I think this unit adds on a different perspective and points to my existing experience and will be very helpful for my future lessons.The main focus of the lesson is on teaching productive skills (speaking and writing). While teaching speaking skills both fluency and accuracy are important. They are practised during different ESA phases: the Study phase usually focuses on controlled practice that aims to ensure that students understand the material, and that they are able to use it. While the Activate phase provides an opportunity to practise fluency.


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