Teach English | ELPNZ

Auckland West

Teach English

English Language TeacherWest Auckland

Must be fluent in Mandarin

Job description

English Language Partners is an award-winning education provider with NZQA category 1 endorsement. Our national organisation of 22 centres has provided English language and social support to adult refugees and migrants for over 40 years. We are a not-for-profit charitable trust and our community based programmes involve both paid staff and volunteers The following part-time position is for an English for Migrants (EFM) tutor in West Auckland.

The English for Migrants Programme

We teach English to adults who have pre-purchased ESOL lessons through the New Zealand Immigration Service when they applied for Residency.

Lessons are mostly one-to-one, or can be with a husband and wife.  The lessons usually cover functional and conversational English so that the learner is able to settle successfully in New Zealand.

Hours / locations:

Lessons are usually held in the learner’s home which will be located in West Auckland.  The average EFM learner has 2 lessons a week during school hours, lasting 1.5 – 2 hours.  The days, times and frequency of the lessons are negotiated between the tutor and learner.   Depending on your availability, you can work with multiple learners.

Qualifications required to teach the EFM programme

Teachers need the following qualifications:

  1. A tertiary qualification in TESOL (minimum level 5) such as CELTA, Cert TESOL, Cert TEAL, Dip SLT – preferably one which contains a practicum.
  2. Experience of teaching ESOL
  3. An ability to speak Mandarin

The job will suit a person who is self-motivated and who would enjoy the challenge of helping new New Zealanders to reach their full potential at work. 

Please email your CV and a cover letter to: vacancies@englishlanguage.org.nz  with EFM tutor in the subject line. We are not able to consider applications unless they have both a covering letter AND a CV.

Applications for this position closes on 14 July 2017.

Lessons start as soon as you have been Police checked.

Applicants for this position must have the right to work in New Zealand - NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Volunteer as an ESOL home tutor

Complete the Certificate in ESOL Home Tutoring

Learn about working with other cultures and practical teaching techniques. Then teach English to a migrant or refugee-background learner.

  • 20 hour training course (minimum)
  • 4 assessment tasks
  • Tutor 1-2 hours per week
  • Follow up session once tutoring starts

After training you will

  • Be matched with a learner
  • Have access to a resource library and online teaching worksheets and resources
  • Receive ongoing training and support

Want to know more? Contact us | More about ESOL Home Tutoring | More about our training course

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Our training programme 2017

Download course training dates, location and transport information 

Course 1
Day 1  Saturday 18 February          9.00am-5.00pm
Day 2  Saturday 25 February          9.00am-5.00pm
Day 3  Saturday 18 March               9.00am-1.00pm 
Day 4  Wednesday 3 May              12.30pm-2.30pm or 5.30pm-7.30pm

Course 2

Day 1  Saturday13 May                  9.00am-5.00pm
Day 2  Saturday 20 May                 9.00am-5.00pm
Day 3  Saturday 10 June                9.00am –1.00pm
Day 4  Wednesday 26 July           12.30pm-2.30pm or 5.30pm-7.30pm     

Course 3

Day 1  Saturday 5 August              9.00am-5.00pm
Day 2  Saturday 12 August            9.00am-5.00pm 
Day 3  Saturday 2 September        9.00am-1.00pm 
Day 4  Wednesday 18 October    12.30pm-2.30pm or 5.30pm-7.30pm  

Course 4

Day 1 Saturday 21 October            9.00am-5.00pm
Day 2 Saturday 28 October            9.00am-5.00pm
Day 3 Saturday 18 November         9.00am-5.00pm
Day 4 Wednesday 24 January       12.30pm-2.30pm or 5.30pm-7.30pm

Like to join our next training course? 

For more information on our next training course please email the office or call us on (09) 827 7882.