Do you find working 2 blocks from the White House compelling? Do you enjoy the challenge of shepherding students new to the DC area as they learn about the US, while they're working on their English skills?
Kaplan's modern school and teaching methods give students the chance to not just speak English, but really communicate and interact. You can be part of our collaborative, dynamic team of instructors who are taking ESL to a totally new level, using cutting-edge teaching tools and proprietary techniques. Take your career to that next level! If you're ready for a new outlook on teaching, join our team.
Is responsible for teaching classes within the guidelines of the established KI curriculum. They are also responsible for several administrative responsibilities outside of the classroom. Instructors should help international students achieve their academic goals through English language instruction and/or preparation for standardized tests while also maximizing student satisfaction with KI classes.
Key Job Responsibilities:
Teach any level of classes using the KI curriculum as assigned by the Academic Manager.
Maintain a classroom atmosphere conducive to learning which maximizes student satisfaction.
Effectively counsel and advise students regarding their academic performance and goals.
Accept and incorporate feedback on classroom performance given by the Academic Manager to ensure consistent improvement in teaching quality.
Prepare lesson plans according to established syllabus and submit to the Academic Manager upon request.
Accurately record attendance and submit rosters to the Academic Manager as directed within required deadlines.
Accurately record student performance and submit Individual Student Reports (ISRs) to the Academic Manager as directed within required deadlines.
Attend instructor’s meetings and in-house workshops to consistently improve teaching skills.
Work to incorporate new teaching technology (e.g Smartboards®) into your lessons in order to offer a dynamic, engaging, and enjoyable student experience.
Effectively communicate with school administrative staff regarding planned and unplanned absences; provide clear instructions, complete lesson plans, and materials for substitutes.
Become familiar with and adhere to company policies and procedures
Complete other job duties as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in combination with TESOL, CELTA, TEFL certificate (including practicum) or six months of ESL/EFL teaching experience
Superior skills in creating a dynamic, interactive classroom experience
Must be authorized to work in the United States
Experience with industry, international students and/ or 1-2 years of international teaching experience
One or more foreign language ability
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