Professional Linguistic Upper Studies (PLUS) operates English as a Foreign Language (EFL) programs across the world. PLUS U.S. Corporation, headquartered in New York, runs summer English language study and travel programs for international high school students in the New York, Miami, Los Angeles, and San Francisco regions. The programs allow students the opportunity to take English classes and explore the surrounding regions while staying at U.S. colleges and universities.
EFL Instructors deliver English as a Foreign Language lessons to international high school students based on the curriculum provided. Lessons focus on listening and speaking skills. EFL Instructors report directly to the Academic Supervisor.
The employment period is during Summer 2018; dates may be flexible based on instructor flexibility. Most students are with the PLUS program for two-week sessions; PLUS runs back-to-back sessions over the course of the summer.
Students receive 30 hours of English instruction during their two-week session, approximately 15 hours per week. Each session has 10 lessons, each of which is 3 hours. Classes are held Mondays-Saturdays and on average about 4 days each week. Lessons are offered both in morning classes (9am to 12pm), and afternoon classes (1pm to 4pm.) Classes are usually either morning only, or morning AND afternoon. Class sizes are generally 15 students.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Deliver well-prepared English as a Foreign Language lessons to diverse classrooms of international high school students in a professional and engaging manner
Review the curriculum provided by PLUS to adequately prepare for each lesson; instructors should be prepared to supplement the curriculum with their own materials, as appropriate.
Assess whether students have been placed in the correct level of instruction
Orally assess students’ proficiency levels, as directed by the Academic Supervisor
Practice appropriate classroom management techniques to ensure a safe, comfortable, and engaging learning environment for all students
Collaborate with the Academic Supervisor and PLUS Head Office regarding instructional methods and the PLUS curriculum
Attend training session and any additional meetings organized by the Academic Supervisor
Maintain frequent and professional communication with the Academic Supervisor
Perform other duties, as assigned
Qualifications and Desired Skills:
Authorization to work in the U.S. required
Must be 18 years or older
Bachelor’s degree required (at the time of start date); TESOL certificate and/or Master’s degree preferred
Prior EFL/ESL teaching experience strongly preferred
Experience working with multicultural and multilingual classrooms strongly preferred
Command of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Google Drive strongly preferred
Successful candidates will be self-motivated, organized, professional, and adaptable, with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Please submit all applications through our website: http://www.plus-ed.com/apps/index.php/courses/jobUsa
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