The 5 stages of our TEFL job guidance program
- TEFL TESL TESOL CV/resume preparation.
- Guidance on what schools like to see and expect in a EFL ESL Teaching CV/resume.
- Instructions are given to Trainees on where to get their certificate picture taken.
- Benefits commitment requested from schools and the degree of possible growth in different job settings. (Visual Presentation)
- By the end of week one, trainees let ITTO staff know their 5 preferred locations where they have chosen to be placed at the end of the course.
- Stage 1 is a group tutorial towards the end of week one.
- Personalized job guidance counselling.
- Feedback is given to Trainees on their chosen locations.
- Individual sessions with ITTO counselors to provide information regarding the pros and cons of teaching in different countries, the conditions of employment and the nature of teaching in various locations.
- Instructions on what to include and how to write an effective TEFL cover Letter.
- First review of CV/resume and amended if necessary.
- Stage 2 is personalized counseling during week two.
- Instruction on how to conduct an effective TEFL TESL TESOL job search.
- Teaching jobs overseas search and application procedure.
- Trainees are primed with information regarding questions to expect and questions to ask during a TEFL / TESL / TESOL interview.
- Dos and Don’ts during an interview in a foreign country.
- Second review of CV/resume and amended if necessary.
- Stage 3 is individual counseling during week two, however, should trainees require it, counselors are available throughout the course for consultation.
- Counselors assist trainees with further job applications and monitor trainee's job search techniques.
- Personal guidance on professional EFL/ESL organizations trainees can join as they start and move on their new career.
- Preparation for the interview situation in a foreign country.
- Reference to EFL publishers and software developers that will enrich our trainees' resources for their teaching career.
- Stage 4 is personalized and takes place throughout weeks three and four.
- Expert instruction is given to prepare trainees for the practicalities of a TEFL TESL TESOL interview.
- Trainees are primed with information regarding questions to expect and questions to ask during a TEFL TESL TESOL interview.
- General information on facts for the country where trainees will start their new career.
- Trainees are primed with cultural and social information on what it is like to teach in their preferred location.
- General information on how to process work visas in the countries selected by trainees.
- Procedure to secure accommodation in the countries where trainees are being placed.
- Personal guidance on how to successfully present at an EFL interview the professional portfolio that each trainee created during our course.
- Stage 5 is a group tutorial and takes place during week four.
*The order of stages can be adapted to individual needs.