English Teaching

Part time EFL teacher – California, USA

About EC English Language Centres: EC offers superior English language programmes in the top English-speaking destinations around the world, together with French in Montreal. Our world-class facilities and an outstanding team have allowed us to evolve into a globally recognized and trusted brand. Our vision is to maintain our growth while helping students from all over the world succeed in a global community.

Our team is at the heart of everything we do, and we are proud to have created an environment that will nurture your talent, explore your ideas and recognize your achievements. Together, we turn challenges into new opportunities to help us achieve more. We dream big and we work hard. We want you to dream big too and realize your own ambitions with us.

Location: Santa Monica, California

  • Reporting to: Director of Studies / Centre Director
  • Position: EFL Teacher (Part-Time)
  • Department: Academic
  • Position Summary: The Teacher is part of the Academic Team and is responsible for delivering a superior student learning experience through the delivery of classroom instruction, tutorials and student assessment as defined in the EC Teacher Standards. As part of the Academic Team the teacher, in collaboration with the DoS sets individual learning and development goals and actively seeks opportunities to further develop teaching practice.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Establishes a positive learning environment for all learners, ensuring that they feel supported in their learning and able to take risks with language.
  • Creates lessons that are motivating and engaging with a focus on learning and progress.
  • Provides feedback and support that encourages the learners to develop both their language skills and their learning autonomy.
  • Completes all administrative duties in a timely manner.
  • Works in the school team and the teaching team in a professional manner.
  • Takes an active interest in self-development and creates and achieves development goals.
  • Participates in in-company and industry events and trainings and promotes and facilitates best practice through active collaboration with other EC teachers.
  • Duties assigned include, but are not be limited to the following:
  • Plan and deliver assigned by the DoS in accordance with EC Teacher Standards
  • Complete class administration in a timely manner, including: Records of Work, student attendance, Student assessment reports
  • Set and mark homework and tests according to the EC assessment rubrics
  • Provide students with focused tutorials.
  • Encourage students on academic contracts and improvement plans through monitoring and support.
  • Attend staff meetings and training sessions as directed by the Director of Studies
  • Seek feedback from students, peers and manager
  • Set development goals in conjunction with the DoS based on observations, feedback and individual areas of interest.
  • Follow the directives in the employee handbook and teacher manual
  • Provide occasional substitute coverage
  • Participate in internal CPD events
  • Assist Director of Studies in piloting new materials and programs
  • Conduct peer observations
  • Check work email daily
  • Keep current with school policies and company aims
  • Check work notices and announcements


Education Required:

Bachelor’s degree in any field
TEFL certificate (including teaching practicum Cambridge CELTA/Cert TESOL Trinity equivalent preferred)

Experience Required:

Demonstrated ability to plan and deliver high quality language lessons
Demonstrated ability to work with new technologies for teaching and administration

Experience Desired:

Experience studying or working abroad

Behavioural Competencies:

We love what we do
We go the extra mile
We have a can-do mindset
We deliver what we promise

Job Specific Competencies:

  • Understanding Information: Accurately understanding and interpreting instructions, information and processes.
  • Appreciating the requirement for and adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs) and navigating ambiguous information correctly. Recognising and appreciating own knowledge, understanding and limitations.
  • Executing Tasks: Performing operational, repetitive tasks independently and accurately, in line with operating standards, using the appropriate resource and technology to complete tasks on time.
  • Interacting: Using targeted questioning to fully gain the perspectives of others and identify what drives them and concerns them. Actively seeing things from the viewpoint of others and being open and honest at all times to build trust in all interactions.
  • Being Flexible: Showing adaptability during changing conditions and demonstrating a keenness to learn new ways of working.


COVID-19 Vaccination: EC will require proof of vaccination to work in any of our schools in the US and Canada as of October 1, 2021. Those who cannot receive the vaccine due to medical reasons and/or sincerely held religious beliefs will be exempted.


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