Opening For EFL Tutor in New Zealand

Date posted:2012-03-01 | Writer: YOOBEE @Natcoll Design School | Email: [email protected]

YOOBEE @Natcoll Design School has three well established campuses in New Zealand offering diploma level courses in web development, graphic design, animation, interactive design, digital film making and digital media. In addition we offer short courses in 16 locations throughout New Zealand and Australia. We are looking to appoint an English Language tutor for an immediate start in our Auckland Campus. As English Language Tutor you would work alongside a Digital Design tutor to conduct English tuition in our new English and Digital Design course.This is a 6 month fixed term, full time, position, but there is potential for the role to grow.The key responsibilities include:• To develop the English language component of this new course• To prepare students for IELTS testing• To teach the English language componentThe preferred candidate will have:• A relevant TESOL, TEFL, CELTA or Trinity qualification• At least 3 years English Language teaching experience• Experience in curriculum development (an advantage)• The ability to think outside the square• An interest in design and creativity• Good relationship building skills• An ability to work independently and as part of a team• InitiativeIf you believe you are the person we are looking for, please apply now by emailing your resume with a covering letter to the e-mail address given on the job heading,Job description available on request.Please note this role is ONLY open to candidates who can legally work full time in New Zealand. 

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.


Planning of a lesson is important but the teacher must be flexible during the lesson to change the planning when necessary. Longer time for specific discussions for example when class requires more time. Planning will also show teacher whether student goals for specific learning have been achieved, meaning did the students learn the language/vocabulary that the teacher planned for the specific lesson.The forth unit gives a quite detailed illustration of present tenses. Having a broad experience in dealing with English grammar, I was aware of almost all the points, however, there were several interesting examples and facts for me which I’ve found to be useful in teaching. I’d like to underline the perfect structure of the unit and vivid examples which help to comprehend everything easily.