Date posted:2019-02-25 | Writer: Professional Linguistics Upper Studies | Email: [email protected]
Professional Linguistic Upper Studies (PLUS) operates English as a Foreign Language (EFL) programs across the world. PLUS U.S. Corporation, headquartered in New York City, runs summer English language study and travel programs for international high school students across North America and Canada with regular opportunities for TEFL trained teachers. The programs allow students the opportunity to take English classes and explore the surrounding regions while staying at colleges and universities.
EFL Instructors deliver English as a Foreign Language lessons to international high school students based on the curriculum provided. Lessons focus on listening and speaking skills. EFL Instructors report directly to the Centre Manager.
The employment period is during July 2019; dates may be flexible based on instructor flexibility. Most students are with the PLUS program for two-week sessions; PLUS runs back-to-back sessions over the course of the summer.
Students receive approximately 15 hours of English instruction per week during their two-week session. Each session has 8 lessons that are offered both in morning classes (8:30am to 12:15pm) and afternoon classes (1:00pm to 4:45pm). Classes are held Mondays-Saturdays and on average about 4 days each week. Classes are either morning only, or morning AND afternoon. Class sizes are generally 15 students.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Deliver well-prepared English as a Foreign Language lessons to diverse classrooms of international high school students in a professional and engaging manner
Review the curriculum provided by PLUS to adequately prepare for each lesson; instructors should be prepared to supplement the curriculum with their own materials, as appropriate.
Assess whether students have been placed in the correct level of instruction
Orally assess students’ proficiency levels, as directed by the Centre Manager
Practice appropriate classroom management techniques to ensure a safe, comfortable, and engaging learning environment for all students
Collaborate with the Centre Manager and PLUS Head Office regarding instructional methods and the PLUS curriculum
Attend training session and any additional meetings organized by the Centre Manager and/or PLUS Head Office
Maintain frequent and professional communication with the Centre Manager
Perform other duties, as assigned
Qualifications and Desired Skills:
Authorization to work in Canada required
Must be 18 years or older
University degree required (at the time of start date); TESOL/TEFL certificate and/or Master’s degree preferred
Prior EFL/ESL teaching experience strongly preferred
Experience working with multicultural and multilingual classrooms strongly preferred
Command of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Google Drive strongly preferred
Successful candidates will be self-motivated, organized, professional, and adaptable, with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Please contact us at the email address given on the job heading for details of our application process.