Job Teaching EFL in Australia

Date posted:2012-12-09 | Writer: Lyceum Language Centre | Email: [email protected]

Lyceum Language Centre is Melbourne's largest specialist school for foreign language studies and in recent years has also grown to include English as a Second Language for overseas students. Our ESL school is located in our new and elegant CBD centre, located in Queen Street. We are seeking not only experienced and qualified EFL teachers, but also new graduates with limited experience if they are able to demonstrate high levels of motivation and good communication skills.   

This position will appeal to teachers who instinctively understand that language teaching is all about empathising with and caring for students of diverse cultural backgrounds who have embarked on a great educational adventure in Australia.

As a teacher you will be responsible for teaching General English to small groups of motivated adults on an ongoing basis for 20 hours per week. Most classes run Mondays to Fridays from 8:45am until 1pm (15 minute break).

Key attributes:

* familiar with modern teaching practice

* passionate about teaching

* able to motivate students

* able to communicate teaching content creatively and effectively

* able to liaise with administration cooperatively

Sessional rates depend on qualifications and experience.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

Apply now by e-mail to the address given on the job heading.

For further information on this position you may also call us on 9600 1194 

Phone:  03 9600 1194

Fax: 03 9602 2441

postal address:  Level 8, 131 Queen Street Melbourne 3000

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 is about evaluating and testing. When I first saw the headline of it, I assumed it must be about grading systems or ways to estimate learner's knowledge with use of written and oral examinations. Although I was surprised to see I was wrong, now I know more about different international English language certificates. However, I would still be more than happy to find out more about grading.Another question viable for the testing portion of this class for this unit concerns the amount of time the teacher spends with his back to his students. For large chunks of time without much/any clear communication to his students, the teacher writes furiously on the board. Even though his eye contact in the first video was cold, dead fish, it's still better than indifferent lack of eye contact.

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