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ESL English as a Second Language Teachers

ESL English as a Second Language teachers must really make themselves stand out from the competition. ESL teachers have their own unique job search challenges and issues. If you are an ESL English as a Second Language teacher and job seeker, then these job search tips will help to move your ESL career forward.

If you are looking for a position as an ESL instructor, you must develop a unique resume, informative teacher cover letter, and really highlight the qualities that make you unique. You must be able to show hiring school administrators you are not only able to teach the Common Core Standards, but also reach out to ESL students and struggling learners.

As an ESL educator, your ability to communicate with a diverse student population is paramount. These posts will help you understand how to portray this skill in your ESL teacher resume and cover letter, as well as highlight it during your ESL English as a Second Language teacher job interview. Another skill that these posts touch on is reaching out to a culturally diverse student population. ESL English as a Second Language teachers must be able to celebrate cultural diversity, promote tolerance and understanding, and cultivate a highly inclusive learning environment.

If you are a teacher who is a Native Speaker of Spanish or French, you will definitely have an edge over your competition – the same can be said if you are able to speak another language fluently or semi-fluently. If you find you are a bit rusty when it comes to foreign language skills, consider taking some professional development courses. This also looks great on an ESL instructor resume!

For more great tips and methods to enhance your ESL job application documents, take a gander at these articles.

Resume Writing Tips for English as a Second Language (ESL) Teachers

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resume writing tips for english as a second language ESL teachers

Writing an ESL teaching resume can be difficult if you don't know what is important to include and what to leave out. Teaching English as a second language is a division of education that is continually growing, because newcomers to the US and Canada often don't speak English as their first language, and countries around

How to Get a Job Teaching English as a Second Language

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  As English has become one of the most important languages to know to conduct business, connect to literature, and attract tourist dollars, demand for English instructors for non-native speakers has skyrocketed.  Unfortunately, there are still children and adults who never learn the language due to lack of education or isolation. There is an ever

Ten Teaching Techniques to Accommodate ESL Students

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Whether you are teaching overseas or here in North America, your classroom will be filled with a variety of students, including ESL students that come from a variety of cultures, learning styles, educational backgrounds, and language skills. Since ESL students are the fastest-growing student population, it’s important that teachers know how to accommodate these students

Creating an ESL Program for English Language Learners

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Establishing a student-centered ESL program for English Language Learners is critical to students success. These students face tougher obstacles in their education careers because of the their English language abilities may hold them back and make learning more difficult. These students have special learning needs, schools are required to spend more resources, personnel and time

6 Strategies to Meet English Language Learners (ELL) Needs

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6 Strategies to Meet English Language Learners (ELL) Needs

English Language Learners (ELL) are a growing student population. As they take up a larger and larger percentage of classroom students, it means that educators need to become skilled with accommodating and reaching these students. It can be difficult to address the needs of these students as ELL students within the same classroom can differ