Immediate Opportunity Teaching English in New Zealand

Date posted:2017-05-23 | Writer: English Language Partners NZ | Email:

English Language Partners is a national organisation of 22 centres which provides English language and social support to adult refugees and migrants from non-English speaking backgrounds. The following part-time position is for an English Language Group(ELG) teacher who is also able to undertake a coordinator role as required,  in South Auckland.


The ELG Programme provides ESOL tuition to groups of adult learners from a non-English speaking background in order to improve their ability to function in everyday life and improve their confidence. We are looking for someone to teach 2 classes for 4 hours per week.

Teachers need a tertiary qualification in TESOL (minimum level 5) such as CELTA, TEFL, TESOL, Cert TEAL, Dip SLT – preferably one which contains a practicum.\


This role coordinates our English for Migrants programme where tutors teach English to learners on a one to one basis, and requires experience in administration or coordination as well as excellent IT skills. The hours for this role are flexible.

The job will suit a person who is self-motivated and who would enjoy the challenge of helping new New Zealanders to reach their full potential.


Please email your CV and a cover letter to the email address given on the job heading,  with “South Auckland vacancy”  in the subject line. We are not able to consider applications unless they have both a covering letter AND a CV. 

Applicants for this position must have the right to work in New Zealand- NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.    

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.


I found this unit to be quite informative regarding the role of the teacher and the role of the students.Also being made clear of the levels and the distinctions of students was something I had not really thought about before. I had seen course books with the different levels but had never questioned how the distinction for each level was made, so I found this interesting to read about.This unit was very informative in reference to all the different resources out there in the online word for ESL teaching. All the different online dictionaries, youtube video lessons and other related material will be extremely useful in my career. If there is one consistent theme that I have noticed in all these units is that an ESL teacher must be flexible in creating a lesson plan.

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