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New Plymouth

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Calling English Language Teachers - Private Tutoring & Part Time Group Classes

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Auckland North Shore

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Programmes Coordinator

English Language Partners is a not-for-profit, award-winning education provider with NZQA category 1 endorsement, that has been providing English language programmes and settlement services to adult refugees and migrants throughout New Zealand for over 40 years.

We are passionate about supporting former refugees and migrants participate successfully in all aspects of life in Aotearoa New Zealand and are looking for your help to achieve this.

Who you are

As an experienced education administrator you know how to organise yourself and other people. You are patient and skilled at getting people on board with whatever needs to be done. Your background in ESOL also gives you the skills to understand and support quality teaching provision with our teachers. You are a “people person” who enjoys interacting with a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds. You thrive in a busy environment, working both as part of a small, collaborative team or independently as required.  

 

What you’ll be doing

  • Coordination of a pilot NZCEL class and administration support for our group general English programmes of classes. This involves managing the administration and logistics for classes and ensuring that the teachers and learners have what they need to operate effectively.
  • You’ll also have a role supporting and developing our teachers; providing teaching supervision and quality assurance, conducting teacher observations and delivering some internal systems training,  so you need to have the flexibility to work some evening and weekend work.
  • Six-month fixedterm position, 20 hours per week, $29.97 per hour.  Available for an immediate start.

 

Is this you?

  • Tertiary degree in a relevant discipline such as TESOL, TEFL, teaching, adult education, and experience in ESOL teaching is essential, NZCEL programme experience highly desirable.
  • Fluency in a second language, is desirable but not essential.
  • Proven administration/coordination experience, with strong time management and organisational skills.
  • Experience supporting/delivering online teaching and/or a good understanding of technology for teaching is desirable.
  • Excellent IT skills across with Microsoft OfficeSuite (Office 365, Word, Excel, Outlook) and the ability to pick up new systems quickly.
  • A positive attitude and a clear and friendly communication style (spoken and written) with a strong customer service ethos.
  • A current clean full driver’s licence and able to use own vehicle for regular work-related meetings.

 

What we offer.

ELPNZ is a friendly and inclusive workplace with a culture of continuous improvement. It is a place where your own potential will be nurtured as you work alongside a passionate and talented group of educators committed to helping refugees and migrants learn English and effectively settle in NewZealand.

 

To apply:

Select the Apply Now button under the vacancy to fill out the application form and upload your CV and Cover Letter.

For further information about the position, contact Andrew Barron on 021 160 0146.

Applications close Wednesday 29 September 2021. Interviews for the position are likely to be in the week commencing 04 October 2021.

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

Timaru

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Part-Time ESOL Teacher Needed

Do you want a career that can work around your lifestyle and existing commitments? English Language Partners Aoraki is looking for an experienced ESOL teacher for part-time group classes in Timaru.

You are an experienced ESOL Teacher who has lived or taught in New Zealand for at least a few years or perhaps you are a seasoned literacy teacher whose worked with adult learners, either way you are well versed in NZ cultural practices but still have empathy for the challenges of adapting to a new country.  You are creative, practical, and adaptable in your teaching style and take pride in delivering a truly learner-centred curriculum.

What’s available?

  • A 10 hour per week specialist literacy English group class to our Arabic learners, Monday to Thursday mornings, from July to December 2021
  • 2 x 2 hour evening group classes per week, focused on Workplace & General English skills.
  • Hourly rate, $38 – $46 per hour, central Timaru location.

Is this you?

  • tertiary qualified in TESOL at level 5 or above (e.g. graduate certificate, Bachelor’s degree, post-grad diploma such as CELTA, Cert TESOL, Cert TEAL, Dip SLT).
  • a New Zealand teaching qualification (ideally primary) or NCALNE (Voc) is desirable but not essential.
  • experience teaching ESOL (preferably in a New Zealand context) at varied levels, particularly to beginner learners.
  • experience delivering online teaching and/or a good understanding of technology for teaching is desirable.
  • a learner centred approach with the ability to be guided by a curriculum, while being creative, practical, and adaptable in your teaching style.
  • a motivated self-starter with strong cultural sensitivity, empathy and the ability to work as part of a tight-knit team.

Who we are and what we offer?

English Language Partners is a not-for-profit, award-winning education provider with NZQA category 1 endorsement, that has been providing English language and social support to adult migrants and former refugees throughout New Zealand for over 40 years.

We are a fantastic, family friendly workplace with a culture of continuous improvement. It is a place where your own potential will be nurtured as you work alongside a passionate and talented group of educators committed to supporting former refugees and migrants to participate successfully in all aspects of life in Aotearoa New Zealand.

To apply:

Select the Apply Now button below to fill out the application form and upload your CV and cover letter.

We are looking for someone who can start immediately, so first come first served!  Don’t delay, apply now or call Sheryl Jackson on (03) 377-3147 for a confidential chat.

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

Invercargill

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Spanish Language & Culture Teaching Assistant – Casual Work

English Language Partners is a not-for-profit, award-winning education provider with NZQA category 1 endorsement, that has been providing English language and social support to adult former refugees and migrants throughout New Zealand for over 40 years.

Our Invercargill Centre is looking for expressions of interest from fluent Spanish speakers, interested in casual work, to support former Columbian refugees to learn English and New Zealand’s cultural practices on a relief basis.

Working alongside the English Language teacher, the Cultural Language Assistant role assists in the classroom, providing explanation and support in both Spanish and English to help learners achieve their learning outcomes and generally helps keep the class flowing smoothly. This role is a lot of fun and will suit a team player with a great sense of humour, cultural sensitivity, empathy and a passion for sharing what is great about NZ.

What’s the job?

  • Casual work providing relief cover to classes that typically run Tuesday to Friday morning, from 9.30am until 12.30/1.30pm .

What we need from you?

  • Accurate and fluent spoken Spanish and English and a good standard of literacy in both.
  • Knowledge about refugee resettlement and refugee issues and respect for different ethnic communities.
  • An interest in and a willingness to adapt to New Zealand teaching methods, (previous experience as a teaching assistant or translator is desirable but not essential).
  • A clear and friendly communication style with a strong cultural sensitivity, empathy and the ability to work as part of a tight-knit team.

What we offer.

This is a fantastic, family friendly role in an organisation that is committed to helping new New Zealanders to reach their full potential at work and in the community and participate in all aspects of life in New Zealand.

To apply:

Select the Apply Now button below to fill out the application form and upload your CV and cover letter.

For further information about the position you can contact Nalini Varghese on 03 218 2736.

Applicants for this position should have the right to work in New Zealand- NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and be currently residing in New Zealand.

Whakatane

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Calling English Language Teachers – Private Language Tutors Needed

English Language Partners is a not-for-profit, award-winning education provider with NZQA category 1 endorsement, that has been providing English language programmes and settlement services to adult refugees and migrants throughout New Zealand for over 40 years.

We are passionate about supporting former refugees and migrants participate successfully in all aspects of life in Aotearoa New Zealand and are looking for your help to achieve this.

Do you want a career that can work around your lifestyle and existing commitments? Our Rotorua Centre is looking for an ESOL teacher for private 1:1 lessons. You’ll be an experienced ESOL Teacher who has lived or taught in New Zealand for at least a few years, you are well versed in NZ cultural practices but still have empathy for the challenges of adapting to a new country. You are creative, practical, and adaptable in your teaching style and take pride in delivering a truly learner-centred curriculum.

What’s available?

Private Tutoring: As part of our “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 but can also be with a couple. The lessons usually cover functional and conversational English so that the learner can settle successfully in New Zealand.

  • Lessons are usually held in the learner’s home which will be in the Whakatane region.
  • 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 and contracts can range for 20 – 90 hours.
  • You will be engaged as a self – employed contractor, $50 per hour, but don’t worry our team can talk you through getting set up if you have not done this before!

Is this you?

  • 3+ years experience in ESOL teaching (preferably in a New Zealand context) at varied levels, particularly to beginner learners.
  • tertiary qualified in TESOL at level 5 or above (e.g. graduate certificate, Bachelor’s degree, post-grad diploma such as CELTA, Cert TESOL, Cert TEAL, Dip SLT).
  • Holding a clean police record
  • A full clean driver’s licence is desirable, for travel to learners homes.
  • Applicants for this position should be currently based in Whakatane and have the right to work in New Zealand- NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

To apply:

Select the Apply Now button below to fill out the application form and upload your CV and cover letter.

For further information about the position you can contact Anna Hayes at anna.hayes@englishlanguage.org.nz .

Lessons start as soon as you have been Police checked, so get you applications in as soon as possible to be considered.

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

Teachers - expressions of interest

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