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Writing on the Board

Evening / Weekend

Full-Time English Teacher 

Standard schedule: Sundays from 2:30pm - 9:30pm; Monday to Thursday from 1:00pm to 9:30pm

Start Date: June 30, 2024

Local hires only. We cannot consider applications from outside the Austin area.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Teach ESL classes at specified times and days in accordance with the schedule and the students' level of language.

  • Follow a pacing schedule meticulously and teach from the books that are used at our academy.

  • Use communicative approaches to teach rather than relying on lectures

  • Create basic lesson plans for one culture and one literature class per quarter that include language-specific objectives.

  • Develop your own materials for one culture class and one literature class per quarter. The goal of these two classes is to apply what students learn in their general English program to real-world materials. (e.g., film, music, the news, recipes, reviews, etc. in the culture classes and novels in the literature classes)

  • Develop one project for students per semester based on the culture course you teach

  • Keep complete student records including attendance and grades.

  • Maintain a positive classroom environment.

  • Assess students and evaluate their progress.

  • Administer exams.

  • Participate in professional development activities (twice per quarter) and regular staff meetings. (which are paid, occur once every two weeks, and happen within the standard schedule)

  • You are required to prepare for lessons at our school and you are paid to do so.


  • An M.Ed. is preferred, but is not required.

  • A certificate in TESOL, TEFL, CELTA, DELTA, or the supplemental ELL certification for certified teachers is strongly preferred.

  • A Bachelor's degree in education, in a foreign language, in TESOL, or in any similar relevant field is required, however if the candidate has significant experience with teaching, then a Bachelor's degree in another field is acceptable.

  • A minimum of two years teaching ESL is required.

  • Experience teaching teenagers or adult learners is strongly preferred.

  • Ability to teach to all skill levels is an absolute must. The candidate must know how to grade their language to make themselves comprehensible to beginners.

  • Ability to engage and motivate students. We are seeking teachers who are serious about their work, but also charismatic.

  • Ability to tailor activities and lesson plans to individual learners.

Job Type: Full-time

Starting salary: $3,840.00 (up to 40 hours per week)


  • Multi-cultural workplace with a small team

  • Regular professional development sessions

  • Free espresso drinks provided daily for all staff members on request

  • Regular after-work paid events for staff and students

  • $600.00 return signing bonus each year

  • Location is close to I-35

Work Remotely:

  • No. All of our classes are conducted in person, at our school. There are no online classes.


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • ESL / EFL / TESOL / CELTA Certification (One of those certifications)

Work Location: In person

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Are you ready to join our team?

To ensure full consideration, please apply online by clicking "Apply now" button and submitting all the information required.

Local hires only. We cannot consider applications from outside the Austin area.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only electronic applications will be considered.

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