American Language Center Tangier - American Cultural Association Morocco

About the organization

In the 1950’s the ALCs were founded by the United States embassy with the purpose of teaching English as a foreign language. By the 1970’s, independent non-governmental management was needed and the ACA was created. The purpose of the ACA and its ALCs is to promote good relations and understanding between the peoples of the US and Morocco through the exchange of languages and ideas. The association is involved in various activities including English and Arabic language instruction, teacher training, and a variety of cultural and community service activities at our various centers.


The American Language Center (ALC) Tangier is looking for experienced full-time classroom teachers (21-24 contact hours per week) who are familiar with and supportive of communicative, student-centered language instruction and the use of ed-tech programs and apps in the classroom. This entails managing a student-centered classroom with regular, varied pair- and group-work activities, games, movement and creative in-class task-based projects as well as managing Google Classrooms for both in-class and at home student use. Fun and effective skills based English instruction is our goal with a primary focus on what students can do in English.
The American Language Center Tangier is a member of the American Cultural Association, a private, non-profit association with 12 Language Centers located in Morocco. Classrooms are equipped with flat-screen TVs with USB ports, computers, cameras, wifi, and AC. Our staff room and classroom hard drives are stocked with supplementary materials. Teachers have access to the ALC shared Google Drive folder and Google Classroom templates which include resources for teachers and students.
Professional development opportunities offered through the ALC include in-house workshops and participation in our annual all-ALC TEFL Conference.


B.A. degree
CELTA, Trinity CertTESOL, TESOL Via Lingua, Peace Corps’ TEFL certification, SIT TESOL Certificate or equivalent min 120-hour, classroom-based TEFL certification that includes live observed practical teaching hours with real learners.
Candidates must document a minimum of two years’ overseas general EFL teaching experience (full-time), preferably with adolescents, young adolescents and children.
Experience in university level instruction, ESL, EAP, Business English, test-prep, tutorial (one-on-one or very small group) and short-term substitution is assigned less weight in assessing experience and overall suitability for this position.


10,000 - 13,000 Moroccan dirhams per month 3-star hotel accommodations for limited period upon arrival In-kind settling-in reimbursements (limited value) for home furnishings, refundable rent deposit, etc Monthly housing stipend Health insurance (80%

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

A current CV
A 1-page cover letter briefly describing your approach to classroom instruction and why you would like to work with ALC Tangier
Scanned copies of relevant diplomas & certificates
An 85 minute 4-skills communicative, student-centered lesson plan for young adults (ages 13 - 16) based on content found at the following link
Please visit our website ( for general information and our Facebook page

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