ARE YOU A PASSIONATE AND EXPERIENCED ONLINE ENGLISH TEACHER?

A great opportunity awaits your application to enhance the business English of working professionals!

An opportunity with us also includes:

  • EASY ONBOARDING & TRAINING: We will help you every step of the way with advice and training to allow you to be confident in setting yourself up to be a GREAT teacher from lesson one.
  • WORK FROM HOME: No more commuting! Do truly inspiring work and have the right work-life balance that suits you.
  • EXPLORE THE WORLD: Meet students from across the globe and explore their cultures from the comfort of your home.
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Our Inspiration Academy has free courses available to all, in various fields of study, to aid your professional growth at your pace.
  • PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT: Through our Evolve Program, you can enjoy wellness, fun, and community events, from the comfort of your own home.

Success criteria

  • 1 year experience as an Online English Teacher
  • Fluent in conversational Portuguese
  • You are a TRGTC culture fit
  • Your values are aligned with ours
  • You are an experienced teacher who wants to work with foreign students
  • You have the ability to make learning fun and bring excitement and energy to every lesson!
  • You want to pass on your knowledge to new students
  • You are highly motivated and passionate about interacting with people and imparting knowledge
  • You have a desire to teach English

Position details

  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Location: Work from home
  • Scheduling: Teachers enjoy part-time, hourly schedules. Academic support is needed seven days a week, 24 hours each day, thus a variety of availabilities can be accommodated. You will be leading small group classes and private classes as well as providing feedback on student work.
  • Students: You will teach adult students
  • Training: Training and ongoing professional development throughout the contract
  • You will be contracted by The Really Great Teacher Company as an Independent Service Provider

What is needed?

Minimum requirements:

  • Must have prior experience teaching English, preferably as a second language, online experience preferred
  • Conversational Portuguese as a second language
  • TESOL, TEFL, CELTA or equivalent
  • General awareness of and ability to apply the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
  • Familiarity with ESL assessments, with the ability to evaluate and create assessments
  • Must be able to communicate in English both clearly and professionally, both orally and in writing
  • Must provide ten (10) hours minimum of availability each week (including five (5) peak time hours)
  • Highly computer literate
  • No criminal record
  • Great communication skills
  • Excellent timekeeping and punctuality
  • A quiet, clean, tidy, and well-lit teaching environment
  • All hardware and technical requirements as detailed below

Advantageous:

  • Currently enrolled in or has completed a degree program at an accredited institution of higher education in Linguistics, Education, English, Modern Languages or Literatures, or related field
  • Bachelor's degree or higher

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS (NON-NEGOTIABLE) 

  • PC specifications
    • Processor: Intel ® Core™ i5 CPU @2.40GHz (4 CPUs) or greater 
    • Memory: 8GB RAM or greater
  • Backup power 
    • Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) with a battery life up to 4-5 hours (2000VA) (or willing to purchase before commencing teaching) If you are located in an area where power outages are a regular occurrence
  • A stable fibre internet connection 
    • At a minimum of 10 Mbps upload and download speeds 
    • PC is connected via a LAN cable and not via a Wi-Fi connection  
  • Noise-cancelling headsets and HD web camera. Back-up headset highly recommended 
  • Tidy, well-lit, and quiet teaching environment  

NEXT STEP:

Positions are limited so if interested Click on “Apply to Position” here or below now to begin your application