Part-time ESL teacher

EF Chicago is currently looking for teachers to join our team. As an EF Teacher, you will be responsible for teaching English language courses to our international students. The curriculum is a blended learning program using communicative techniques combined with interactive technology.

Interested Candidates, please submit both resume and cover letter.  No phone calls please.

Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Teaching high-quality classes implementing the Efekta Learning System
  • Completing the necessary administrative work required for classes in a timely manner
  • Supporting your colleagues by participating in collaborative training sessions

Desired qualities:

  • Study or teach abroad experience strongly preferred
  • Comfortable teaching with the latest technology
  • Interested in continuous professional development
  • Comfortable with regular class observations as part of your professional development
  • Passion to teach and develop your skills
  • Positive attitude and engaging personality
  • A team player attitude
  • Creativity and able to work independently in course design and lesson planning
  • Willing to challenge yourself by teaching a variety of levels and specialty classes

Minimum requirements:

  • University degree or equivalent, Master’s Degree preferred
  • TEFL certificate (CELTA or equivalent)
  • Minimum 3 months’ teaching experience to adult students in an ESL environment
  • Highly motivated, proactive and positive
  • Organized and thorough and able to work well under pressure and within strict time constraints
  • Excellent planning and organization skills, with good attention to detail

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