Job Teaching English in Ireland

Date posted:2012-06-05 | Writer: Swan Training Institute | Email: admin@sti.ie

Swan Training Institute, a leading language school located in Dublin, Ireland, is currently recruiting dynamic, flexible, and motivated EFL teachers for summer school programmes. We're located in the heart of Dublin, on Grafton Street, only steps away from Trinity College and Stephen’s Green. Swan Training Institute is one of the best known English schools in Ireland with thousands of students coming from all around the world every year to study English, work and make friends. We also occasionally have vacancies for new TEFL teachers at other times of year. To register your interest, please submit your CV with a covering letter to the e-mail address given on the job heading, no more than two pages in total. Don’t forget to include your date of birth, TEFL qualifications, education and 2 referees.

Swan Training Institute
9-11 Grafton Street,
Dublin 2.
+353 (01) 677 5252

More information about working at Swan Training Institute:

Classes have a maximum of fifteen students per class, allowing you to meet people and make friends from all over the world. Our facilities include a library, canteen and computer room. Wifi access is available free all over our building, allowing you full access to the internet and email. We also specialise in preparing students for internationally recognised examinations such as the Cambridge First Certificate and the IELTS exam.

We foster a working environment which reflects our overall ethos and ask our teachers to promote:

    low anxiety
    friendly teacher
    peer collaboration
    plenty of opportunities for students to practise communicating in English
    authentic communicative contexts
    authentic materials
    variety of materials and task types

We are always looking for teachers who:

    are flexible, independent and proactive
    prepare lessons thoroughly
    are always looking for the best way to and meet their students’ needs and who believe the customer is always right
    have excellent interpersonal skills, are positive and highly motivated
    are genuinely interested in their students

We offer teachers the opportunity to participate in a personalised Teacher Development Programme, and offer support from the Director of Studies, Assistant Director of Studies and school Directors whenever requested. We hold regular teacher meetings to allow teachers to participate in school decisions, and provide a comfortable teachers’ room. We have vacancies throughout the school year.

Please submit your CV with a covering letter 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.

 

This unit covered lesson planning and gave examples of how to implement each stage of the ESA lesson plan model. The present perfect tense is a very fun tense to teach, and I find that students really enjoy talking about what they have and haven't done. This unit was helpful because it provided problems that students might encounter when learning this tense and what you can do to facilitate learning.I have always been a firm believer in testing however did not realise that there were so many different kinds of tests and what data teachers can gather from each test. It is interesting to note that some are done at the start of a course, others at the end so that teachers can use the results to help plan their lesson, see who needs additional help and how challenging the material given needs to be.

 

 

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