EFL Teaching Opportunity in Eastern Morocco!
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The American Language Center of Oujda is looking for dedicated and adventurous individuals who wish to teach English in Morocco while getting to know the locals and the local culture.
Morocco > Oujda
Salary7000-9000 dirhams after taxes.
RecruiterAmerican Language Center
DescriptionOujda is a prospering non-touristic city just one hour south of the Mediterranean coast with a beautiful surrounding countryside and an international airport with daily flights to France and multiple flights per week to Spain, Germany and a few other European cities at very low costs.
We are currently seeking teachers to begin observations, training and co-teaching on September 12, 2022 with an expectation to fully take over classes in October 2022. Teachers who are looking for a large, metropolis-type city, should not consider Oujda. Oujda is for those teachers who are looking to explore a genuine Moroccan experience, who enjoy cultural exchange and connecting with people, and who want to make a difference.
ALC Oujda is a great and unique place to work in a relaxed atmosphere while living and traveling in Morocco. The more experienced EFL teacher can excel with our higher levels, TOEFL classes, Business English and other projects, while developing teachers have a great opportunity to hone their teaching skills while advancing in the TESOL field. We also provide professional development opportunities with a national conference, two local in-house conferences and teacher peer groups. However, ALC Oujda isn’t just about the teaching. It’s about sharing the American experience.
ALC Oujda is a part of the American Cultural Association in Morocco and serves not only to provide high quality classes but also to provide a glimpse into American culture. We celebrate American holidays with our students, like Halloween with a Haunted House, Thanksgiving with a potluck dinner and candy grams for Valentine’s Day. We also provide free concerts, clubs, workshops and other activities for the community and have three specialized scholarship programs: In Charge for women, Insight for a local orphanage and ACCESS, a US Embassy sponsored program for disadvantaged youth. This variety also allows you to custom make your own experience with us. While your minimum teaching requirement is 15 hours a week, you can supplement these with self-designed clubs, workshops, culture days, etc., that allow you to explore your own interests with your students and the community in Oujda. ALC Oujda is the only ALC to have a partnership with the local government and the US Embassy and Consulate. This is due to the great work we have been doing in Oujda and we are looking for more teachers who want to be a part of it.
BenefitsALC Oujda offers pay that is just slightly above the average and/or median pay for the city. Starting pay range for 15 hours of teaching a week, 5-7 classes, is from approximately 7000-9000 dirhams after taxes. That is about 700-1000 dollars a month, which is enough to cover expenses in Morocco and take side trips. The pay is based on an hourly rate and naturally higher if a teacher teaches more than 15 hours per week or does a special project, curriculum development, cultural clubs or other American cultural activities. As 15 hours is a fairly light schedule, most teachers opt for additional classes and a club or two. Pay will also be higher with greater experience. Average living costs in Oujda are 400-530 USD per month or 4,200-5,400 dirhams. Cost of living is quite cheap in Oujda. If you cook, a kilo of vegetables is about 6-7 dirhams, chicken is about 20-30 dirhams per kilo, and a kilo of meat is about 90-150. There are good restaurants around the center of town and near the University. Many of these range between 35-75 dirhams for a good meal. Sandwiches are also available around town for anywhere between 20-35 dirhams. Coffee prices at cafes are also a bit cheaper ranging from 12-15 dirhams.
Housing allowance in addition to salary: 1200 dirhams, this is enough to cover approximately half the rent in a private
apartment in more active parts of the city and could cover 100% of the rent in other neighborhoods. We do provide assistance in finding apartments as well as up to 2 weeks in a local hotel while you and a local staff member are apartment hunting.
Up to 10,000.00 dirhams flight reimbursement upon completion of 1 year.
Health Insurance (80% covered)
August holiday pay (equivalent to 1 month salary)
Annual raises (with an extra 5% after 2 years)
2 annual bonuses (for the months of Ramadan and Eid al-adha)
Breaks between 10 week sessions for exploration and travel, often 7 to 10 days between our main 10 week sessions.
Teacher development: National ALC-TEFL conference in Morocco, all expenses paid.
Moroccan Arabic course for expats (offered to anyone living in Oujda who could benefit).
RequirementsNative speaker of English (passport holder from a country whose first language is English)
B.A. + ESL/EFL/TEFL certification (MUST BE LEVEL 5)
Date Posted4th August 2022
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- You are concerned that the information we hold about you is inaccurate. You can ask us to restrict the information until we can determine whether the information is accurate or inaccurate.
- We are processing your personal data unlawfully and you do not want us to delete the information but restrict it instead.
- We no longer need the information for the purposes for which we collected it, but they are needed by you for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
- You have objected to the processing (see below), and we need to decide whether the legitimate grounds we have to process the information override your legitimate interests.
Processing you think is unlawful
- If you tell us that you think we are processing your personal information unlawfully, but you do not want the information to be erased, you have the right to require us to restrict the processing of that information.
- We will ask you for an explanation about why you think the processing is unlawful, and may also ask that you provide evidence to support this view.
Processing of personal information you think is inaccurate
- You can tell us if you think the personal information we are processing about you is factually inaccurate. You can require us to restrict how we use your personal information until we can verify the accuracy of the information. We will ask you for an explanation about why you think the information is inaccurate, and may also ask that you provide some supporting evidence of the alleged inaccuracy.
- If we find that the personal information we are processing about you is inaccurate, we will take appropriate steps to correct the information.
Personal information is no longer needed by ELEARNING FUTURES LTD but needed by you in connection with a legal claim
- In most circumstances, we will securely delete or dispose of personal information when we no longer need it for our legitimate business purposes. Our approach to retention is outlined in our corporate retention schedules.
- However, if the personal information we no longer need would assist you in establishing, exercising or defending a legal claim, you can require us to keep the information for as long as necessary. We may ask you to provide an explanation and any available supporting evidence that a legal claim is ongoing or contemplated.
Right to erasure of personal data (“the right to be forgotten”)
In the following circumstances, you have the right to require that ELEARNING FUTURES LTD securely deletes or destroys your personal information:
- If the personal information we hold about you is no longer necessary for the purposes for which we originally collected it.
- The processing is based on consent – if you have previously given your consent to ELEARNING FUTURES LTD collecting and processing your personal information, and you notify us that you withdraw your consent. Please note: withdrawing your consent does not mean the processing of your personal data which occurred before the withdrawal was unlawful.
- We are processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes, and you want us to stop.
- If you think ELEARNING FUTURES LTD has processed your personal information unlawfully.
If you think any of the above situations apply, we may ask you for an explanation and further information to verify this.
Right to object to processing
You have the right to object to the ELEARNING FUTURES LTD processing your personal data in the following circumstances:
Personal information used for direct marketing
If we are using your personal information to send you direct marketing, you have the right to object at any time. If you exercise this right, we will stop processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes. However, we may keep your information on a “suppression list” to ensure your information is not added to any marketing lists at some point in the future.
Automated decision making and profiling
- ‘Profiling’ is the automated use of personal data held on a computer to analyse or predict things that have a legal effect, or other similarly significant effects, on the individual. Examples would include economic situation, health, personal preferences or interests and location. You have the right not to be subject to a solely automated decision (that is, a decision made electronically, with no human intervention), and this may include profiling (although there is no general right to object to profiling). If you are concerned the ELEARNING FUTURES LTD has made a solely automated decision about you, you can object.
- Please note, ELEARNING FUTURES LTD is allowed to carry out automated decisions with no human intervention where you have given your explicit consent to this processing (although you have the right to withdraw your consent).
- We are also permitted to make automated decisions with no human intervention in the following circumstances:
- The automated decision is necessary to enter into, or perform a contract, or complete a contract involving you and the ELEARNING FUTURES LTD.
- The automated decision is allowed under a law passed at the European Union level, or at the level of the European Union or EEA member state level (i.e., is allowed under national law). The law will provide safeguards to protect your rights and freedoms.
However, you still have a general right to object in both of the above circumstances, providing reasons why you think the processing is having a negative effect on you. If you do object, we will carefully consider your reasons, and decide whether to review the decision-making process in your specific case.
Right to data portability
- If you have provided your information to ELEARNING FUTURES LTD, you have the right to request and receive a copy of that information in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.
- You also have the right to ask us to send the information we hold about you to another organisation.
- There are some situations in which the right to data portability does not apply. For further information, please contact us.
Exercising your rights concerning the processing of your personal information
If you wish to exercise any of the above rights concerning the way in which we process your personal information, please contact:
Risk Management Team
ELEARNING FUTURES LTD,
21-22 Old Steine,
Email: [email protected]
Your right to complain to a national data protection regulator (data protection supervisory authority)
- If you think we have processed your personal information unfairly or unlawfully, or we have not complied with your rights under GDPR, you have the right to complain to a national data protection regulator.
- Complaints about how we process your personal information can be considered by the data protection regulator.