English Language Teacher for Adults (Online)

AMIDEAST

About the organization

AMIDEAST, a U.S. non-profit organization that works to strengthen mutual understanding and cooperation between Americans and the peoples of the Middle East and North Africa, is seeking qualified American teachers to teach English as a Second Language to adult students from across Egypt. The teacher will be responsible for delivering speaking and/or conversation courses online using AMIDEAST’s curriculum.

Duties

The teacher will be required to plan, organize and implement an engaging and interactive online instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop their English language skills. The ideal teacher will be able to demonstrate cross-cultural sensitivity and awareness and possess excellent English language teaching skills.

Tasks and Responsibilities:


•Plan, prepare and deliver instructional online activities that facilitate active learning experiences
•Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
•Identify and select different instructional electronic resources and methods to meet students' varying needs
•Observe and evaluate student's performance and development
•Assign and grade classwork, homework, tests and assignments
•Provide appropriate feedback on students’ progress
•Manage online classes in a way that engages all learners and achieves maximum interaction
•Keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods, and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities
•Attend and contribute to teacher development training sessions as needed

Qualifications

Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
•Completed teacher training or TEFL certificate
•Minimum of 6 months experience teaching English online is an asset
•Familiarity with online teaching platforms
•English as a Second or Foreign Language teaching certification
•U.S. Citizen

Tech Requirements
•Access to a working computer with speakers and camera
•Professional remote working space
•High-speed internet connection
•Familiarity with Zoom, Google Classroom and other online platforms

Key Competencies

•Knowledge of key trends in TEFL or TESOL
•Able to deliver lessons in a fun and engaging way
•Strong problem solving and critical thinking abilities
•Excellent online classroom management skills
•Excellent organizing and planning skills
•Flexibility and adaptability
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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