Employment teaching English in Yemen - Aden

Date posted:2006-02-21 | Writer: American Language Center | Email: [email protected]


American Language Center (ALC) in Yemen is a fun and friendly private establishment that offers short (5 week) courses in English language instruction. Our students are aged 13 to adult and are either sponsored by various organisations or are private students. With native English speakers from Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, the USA and local Yemeni teachers, ALC is becoming the most popular and successful English language school in the port city of Aden. We're expanding rapidly and are looking to add another native English-speaking teachers to our staff.

Here's a basic contract:

Job: English teacher
Starting date: March 4th, 2006
Requirements: Degree + TESOL or equivalent certification, experience preferred
Place of work: Aden, Republic of Yemen
Contract duration: 6 months or 12 months
Working hours: Full-time (6 hours per day) weekdays. Mornings and/or afternoons depending on class schedule; weekends off
Session duration: 5 weeks (week-long unpaid break follows each session)
Salary (minimum and tax-free): U.S. $600.00 per month(if we pay for your airfare) OR- U.S. 800.00 per month(If you pay for your own airfare) the cost of living here is very low.

ALC pays for your entry visa, work permit, shared accommodation and (if you take U.S. 600.00 per month salary) your airfare to and from your country of origin. Optional overtime, free field trips and free Arabic classes are also on offer.

We use New Interchange, Passages, Global Links and Yemeni governmental curricula depending on which class(es) you are assigned. We also conduct TOEFL preparation and computing courses. We have local teachers to handle brand new students to English who still need instruction in Arabic you'll most likely have students in Level 2 and above. Yemeni students are a pleasure to teach since they are easy-going and eager to learn, and we keep class sizes below 15 where we can (but not more than 20 where we can?t).

If you have any questions, please feel free to send me e-mail on [email protected] or [email protected]


Areen N. Haddad
American Language Center


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