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International House San Diego
International House San Diego
Member Since, Oct 19, 2021
233 A Street Suite 310
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We are currently seeking part-time ESL instructors for immediate hire to join our team at International House San Diego, located in downtown San Diego.


Implements instructional program in English as a Second Language to international students


1 - Classroom Instruction, Management & Maintenance

  • Prepare lesson plans and materials in advance for all classes
  • Follow curriculum; supplement with additional materials as needed
  • Create a positive, dynamic, student-centered learning environment
  • Coordinate lessons with other teachers as needed
  • Assign and correct homework assignments weekly
  • Maintain discipline in the classroom; report any problems to the Academic Coordinator
  • Maintain classroom, resources, and equipment; report any problems to the Academic


2 - Student Assessment

  • Assess each student's initial performance in class; recommend level changes as needed
  • Evaluate and adapt strategies and materials; differentiate instruction to address diverse learning styles and progress
  • Assess each student's achievement by administering weekly progress exams



3 - Academic Record-Keeping

  • Take attendance and fill out attendance records daily
  • Complete written record of lesson plans and materials covered in class daily
  • Grade and record scores for weekly progress exams

Return attendance/daily record folder to Teachers' Room at the end of each day

  • File academic records in appropriate binder weekly
  • Have students complete Student Evaluations at the end of each session
  • Recommend a Certificate of Completion for each departing student who has satisfied attendance requirements and performance standards
  • Complete Student Progress Report for each departing student


4 - Professionalism

  • Arrive at school no later than 5:50pm., 10 minutes prior to commencement of class
  • Begin and end all classes on time; do not dismiss classes early
  • Do not leave class unattended during class time
  • Exhibit knowledge of and adhere to all policies and procedures in the Teachers' Handbook
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor during all school functions
  • Assist the Academic Coordinator and fellow teachers as needed
  • Inform the Academic Coordinator of planned and unplanned absences in a timely manner;

make appropriate arrangements and provide materials for a substitute





5 - Professional Development

  • Attend, participate in, and present at scheduled staff meetings and workshops
  • Participate in conferences and industry workshops on ESL methodology and instructional delivery


Education and Experience

The minimum education requirement for an ESL instructor at IH San Diego:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university
  • CELTA or equivalent TEFL Certificate (120 hours face-to-face instruction+ 6 hours assessed teaching practice)
  • 3 months of experience teaching Intensive EFL/ESL programs in a group setting to adult speakers of other languages

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Previous international travel and/or study abroad experience
  • Previous teaching experience abroad
  • Knowledge of or fluency in a foreign language
  • Spanish language ability a plus

Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Native or near-native English speaker with the ability to read and interpret educational texts, syllabi, and procedure manuals; ability to write examinations, curricula, and routine correspondence

Excellent communication skills; ability to speak effectively before groups of students or employees of the organization

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; tact, patience and diplomacy, particularly with non-native

English speakers

  • Cultural sensitivity and a desire to work in a diverse environment
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing circumstances; ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of principles of second language acquisition, learning styles, effective teaching

strategies, and communicative methodology

Ability to create a student-centered learning environment and engage and motivate second language learners

  • Ability to develop and utilize effective tools to monitor student progress and provide clear,

constructive feedback

  • Ability to achieve positive educational outcomes through effective instructional delivery and classroom management

$20/hour, $25/hour with Master's Degree. Email with a resume.

To apply, please send resume with the contact information of two persons willing to serve as references to:

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