IELTS Instructor (American/ Expats)

Student recruitment and program department of Connect University is looking for an IELTS teacher. American or Foreign citizens currently living in Myanmar, traveling spouses or housewives are encouraged to apply. We are looking for part-time certified instructors (American/European Expats) for IELTS courses. The times and days of the week each course is tentatively from 2:30pm- 5pm, and 2 days in a week (5 teaching hours per week). The Preparation course will be offered from May to June, and Strategy course will be offered from July to August.

Job Description

You are responsible for providing students with motivation, feedback and sound study advice as they progress through their studies. We are looking for experienced teachers who have prior knowledge of IELTS and a strong desire to learn more and develop as a teacher. The instructor will be expected to help in the designing of a new curriculum, and will have a freedom to design their own classes as the class progress. The course will cover the four language skills in-depth and classes will be small to ensure a supportive and effective learning environment.


Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver a variety of IELTS lectures and tutorials which focus on the four key skills: listening, speaking, reading & writing.

  • Teach classes focused on both IELTS Academic tests.

  • Conduct and grade IELTS practice tests.

  • Assist in conducting placement tests to determine the most suitable classes for students.

  • Conduct regular progress reviews and provide individual feedback to students throughout the course.

Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years teaching experience as a English Teacher. Prior IELTS teaching experience is highly desirable.

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited English-language university

  • CELTA/Trinity TESOL or MA in TESOL is strongly preferred or a 120-hour in class equivalent.

  • Exceptional understanding of English language grammatical analysis.

  • Some knowledge of the IELTS test strongly desired.

  • Open minded towards new challenges, flexible, a positive attitude, and the desire to help change futures

About Connect University

“Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think. ” — Albert Einstein

At Connect, we believe that ideas and people are the two most powerful elements of learning; connecting these can lead us to new worlds. A worthy education challenges the way we see things and enables us to better understand the world around us. Each and every one of us deserves a good education.

Connect University offers students an opportunity to earn certifiable course credits for a four-year U.S. undergraduate degree right here in Myanmar. The Freshman and Sophomore years of study take place in Yangon and are composed of a broad range of General Education courses required by and transferrable to U.S. universities.  Students are equipped with the knowledge and skills to meet the rigorous educational standards and student life of U.S. universities during the program.

Upon completion of the two years' courses at Connect, students choose their majors and finish their Junior and Senior years of study in the United States at one of our partner universities. Our courses are recognized and endorsed by our partner U.S. universities under the “International Studies Program” agreement, and the course credits comply with the U.S. educational standards. Please visit www.connect.edu.mm to learn more about Connect University and our academic programs.

Please send resume/CV to  jobs@connect.edu.mm or call us at +959 77 9000 900 if you are interested in applying to
this position.