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2019 USA ESL Instructor


Experienced ESL teacher to work with international students on a University campus.  A friendly and outgoing personality is very important! Overseas teaching experience and knowledge of a foreign language are also preferable attributes. We are accredited by ACCET and are a SEVIS approved institution.

We offer a competitive salary, room and board included at some locations (based on experience) and fun summer environment working with international students. If you are interested in dual role/housing please indicate in your application and note that this dual role residential position is only open to applicants also interested in being an Activity Leader.

This position would be at one of our summer campuses in New York (Brooklyn, LIU), Boston (Tufts), or Los Angeles (CA State Northridge). Please see for more information about each location. 

Job Purpose:

The ESL Instructor is responsible for ensuring that students benefit from the academic program by providing the student with the necessary skills to become proficient in English through grammar, reading, writing, speaking and listening. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver ESL lessons to young adults or children as young as 8 years old appropriate to a summer school environment from Beginner to Advanced levels (average ages are 14-17).
  • Ensure and maintain proper levels of student discipline, welfare and safety of all students during the duration of the program
  • Assist the Center Academic Director in the testing and placement of new students in classes
  • Ensure daily attendance reports, progress reports and end of course reports are submitted to the Center Academic Director in a timely manner
  • Contribute to student’s development of life skills
  • Attend and actively participate in all relevant staff meetings
  • Ensure that classes start and finish on time and that all teaching sessions are adequately prepared for
  • Complete end of course reports and certificates for all students
  • Submit detailed lesson plans to the Academic Manager no less than 1 week prior to the start of a new arrival week

Qualifications & Training:

  • Instructional staff must have at least: (1) a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three months of full-time equivalent ESL or foreign language classroom teaching experience or (2) a bachelor’s degree along with a certificate in teaching ESL or a foreign language that includes a practice teaching component.
  • Native fluency in English
  • Effective communication (both written and verbal) skills
  • Ability to demonstrate diplomacy, patience and flexibility
  • Valid First Aid and/or CPR certificate (Desirable)
  • Experience with continuous enrollment courses and weekly intakes (Desirable)

Approximate camp dates are June 23rd – August 4th but please check for exact timelines. There are mandatory paid training days held as follows at each location but your start date/end date may not be the entire camp period (depending on enrollment and agreement).

Mandatory training dates:

LOS ANGELES - CSUN  - Tuesday, June 11th

NYC/BROOKLYN – LIU - Saturday, June 22nd

BOSTON – TUFTS - Saturday, June 29th

TORONTO – YORK - Sunday, June 16th

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