Date posted:2008-03-24 | Writer: InTuition Languages | Email: [email protected]

Host English teachers required in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland: Qualified TEFL teachers (Cert. minimum) living in a family unit required to host (full board in your home.) and teach mature overseas students on short courses, one or two weeks at a time, throughout the year. Teachers must have facilities to teach one-to-one in their home as well as offer hospitality and be able to offer clean and comfortable accommodation.


  • Enjoy greater flexibility by choosing when you want to accept a student.
  • Earn well-paid income for 1:1 tuition and offering full board accommodation.
  • Work in a more convenient environment, namely your own home.
  • Work on a freelance basis.

What's required to be a host tutor?

We have found there are four basic ingredients for a successful teacher/host:

  • An enthusiasm for teaching English.
  • A professional qualification in teaching.
  • An empathetic personality.
  • A comfortable and hospitable home. 

For more information or to apply, contact us by e-mail at the address on the job heading with your CV and cover email.

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 4 the term present tense can be misleading because present tenses are also used to talk about the past and the future. Such as, the present perfect is used to talk about finished past events that can be connected to the present, and the present continuous is used to talk about the future. At times English language. It is no wonder that students learning English as a second language can struggle a great deal.Unit 2 was challenging in learning all the detailed parts of how we speak English. I use these items regularly in both oral and written communication, but I never stop to think what each and every word is in a sentence. This will be helpful when teaching students, as you have to have a basic understanding of the components of a properly formed sentence in order to grow and expand upon your English knowledge base.