All in the relaxed atmosphere of homey, coffeehouse-style classrooms!
Students have the option to learn individually as a private student, or in a small groups where the maximum size consists of 5 students.
For the majority of the time, our classes enable students to spend time speaking. Students do the talking, guided by teachers! We cover a number of interesting topics to generate free-flowing conversation.
Making presentations, bringing their favorite photos to discuss, reading short stories and doing colorful reviews; sharing their latest personal adventure, watching a news story and sharing their opinion, watching an exciting TED presentation to summarize for their classmates.
We provide an 8-session training program within 2 weeks. Once completed, you are ready to begin earning. Training contains some technical information and methodology, theory and class visits as well.
..and Yes! The tuition schedule can be flexible – on your choice. You can take only a few classes that best suit your weekly schedule, or you can have 30 hours a week, as a full-time job. We are super flexible.
Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum Teaching Experience: 1 year (including tutoring, coaching or mentoring)
Good if you are: ESL Instructor, Vocational/Technical Instructor
Yes. We accept teachers from USA, Canada, Australia, UK, Ireland, South Africa, New Zealand or those who have lived for many years in one of the above-mentioned countries and have no non-traditional accent.
We require a minimum 6-month commitment. We can’t take temporary teachers. The longer term you plan to stay with us, the better chance you have of winning the position.
We are increasingly shifting our teaching times to the late afternoon/evening classes in order to better accommodate students’ schedules, which are typically subject to work and/or university studies.
Our peak times are therefore 5pm - 6:30pm and 7pm - 8:30pm, as well as the option for weekends all day.
We do our best to accommodate your schedule when assigning classes.
• Comprehensive induction to get you off to a smooth start
• Regular meetings to update teachers on what is happening at the school, compare notes and to gather teacher feedback on important issues
• Quality lesson plan templates, making preparation easier and reducing uncertainty and guesswork
• Pleasant, well-equipped classrooms to let you get the most out of your lessons
You are required to create your own lesson plans. We provide you with an extensive resource package to make this process as efficient as possible (this includes a lesson plan template and access to a large database of videos, books, games and more).
Once you complete your training and have a routine in class preparation, the preparation time can be reduced to approx. 15- 30 minutes per class.
Teachers working on a freelance (hourly) basis must be able to provide the Café English with an invoice for any hours taught.
If your freelance teaching application with us has been successful but you are not currently able to provide an invoice, let us know. We can help you with information and assistance to get this set up.