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Teach English

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 TutoringRead our job description | More about our training course

Apply online

Our training programme 

Venue:  English Language Partners, Level 5, 186 Willis St, Te Aro, Wellington

Emma Stein

For more on our next training course email Emma Stein, our Training Coordinator, or call  04 384 1992.

Download our 2017 training schedule

Our training programme 2018

Venue:  English Language Partners, Level 5, 186 Willis St, Te Aro, Wellington

Term 1 - February 

Day 1  Thursday 22 February    9.00am - 5.00pm
Day 2  Friday 23 February         9.00am - 5.00pm
Day 3  Saturday 24 February     9.00am - 1.00pm

Recall: Tuesday 8 May - 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Term 2 - May

Day 1   Thursday 24 May           9.00am - 5.00pm
Day 2   Friday 25 May                9.00am - 5.00pm
Day 3   Saturday 26 May            9.00am - 5.00pm

Recall: Tuesday 7 August - 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Term 3 - August

Day 1  Thursday 24 August      9.00am - 5.00pm
Day 2  Friday 24 August           9.00am - 5.00pm
Day 3  Saturday 25 August       9.00am - 5.00pm

Recall: Tuesday 6 November - 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Download our 2018 training schedule.

Tutor support

Our Tutor Support Coordinator, is here to help you! Get in touch if you have any queries, either email our office or call 384 1992. 


Call in and visit our resource library. For more information, email our office, or call the office: 384 1992.
Opening hours:
Mondays: 9.00am - 5.00pm 
Tuesdays: 9.00am - 6.00pm 
Wednesday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Thursday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Fridays: 9.00am - 5.00pm

View our list of useful Wellington and ESL websites
Visit English Language Partners' web page of teaching worksheets