Full Time TEFL Job in Phitsanalok, Thailand

Date posted:2012-03-01 | Writer: Phitsanulok Pittayakom School | Email: [email protected]

As from May 2012 we have a vacancy for a TEFL qualified native English speaking teacher to teach English. The position involves teaching fundamental and elective courses of grammar, vocabulary, listening and speaking, reading and writing to teenaged students.
Phitsanulok Pittayakom is a large well respected government boy’s high school and our E-Programme has been running very successfully for 9 years.

If you would like to work with a group of above average students, who enjoy school and learning, receive a wage that gives you a high standard of living in Thailand, work in a clean, pollution free environment, then we have the position. A general understanding of the Thai government school system is an advantage.

Applicants for this position must be a native English speaker from the U.K. Australia, U.S.A, Canada, N.Z., RSA., have a bachelor's or higher degree, and preferably a TEFL, TESOL or equivalent certificate. Teachers who are non native speakers need not apply as the positions for non native English speakers have been filled. Only those applicants who fulfill the above requirements will be contacted.

The school is 113 years old but our campus is new. Classrooms are modern, air-conditioned with up to date teaching aids available. Class sizes are small. The work load is between 18-20 periods per week, each period being 55 minutes. The school offers a salary of 30 - 35.000 baht per month (negotiable depending on qualifications and experience), a 12 month contract, 6 weeks paid vacation and Thai public holidays. Work permit and visa will be paid for after the completion of a 1 year contract. The position is subject to a 3 month probation period.

The foreign staff are treated as well respected members of the school community with a lot of help and support. Phitsanulok is a large clean provincial city, half way between Bangkok and Chiang Mai and the cost of living is very reasonable. Regular air, train and bus services make traveling to and from Phitsanulok very easy. Please call us on 089-0016550 if you require any further information.
Please forward your application and C.V. to the above email address.

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.

 

Unit two presented the basic rules and construction of English grammar. Though native speakers often instinctively understand these rules, most do not know the rules. Having a strong foundation in the \"why\" we use this word, phrase, form, etc. when teaching a student learning the language is critical because they need a latticework of how the language works in order to comprehend, learn and improve.This unit has given me a general understanding of the basics of English grammar. I have learned the different parts of speech that come together to make up a sentence. For the basics, I have learned that a sentence must consist of a subject and a verb, but will usually feature more words. I now feel that I am able to properly identify different parts of speech and explain the differences between them.

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