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Volunteer Online Adult ESL Teacher

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Online > Toronto: Contract
Date Posted
4 December 2020
Job Type
Nevy's Language
Not Disclosed
Degree Required

Job Overview

An opportunity to teach English, online, to immigrants to the United States and Canada of all backgrounds and English levels. Nevy's Language is non-profit social enterprise that started in Toronto, Canada to help immigrants to Canada improve their English language levels. For the past year (prior to COVID), we have been operating online pairing immigrants across Canada and the United States with teachers like yourselves that want to help them. To date, we have matched over 500 students and 500 teachers and run thousands of hours of live, online learning.

We pair teachers with students for one-on-one, online ESL sessions in the General English, Daily Life theme. We grab your availability and the maximum hours you would like to dedicate to this and pair you with a student (or two) with the same requested days and times. We set you off on a fixed schedule of sessions, week in, week out, for a 2 month period.

Once paired, we give you a profile of the student and the curriculum to use (yes, you don't have to develop any materials!) - all you have to do is implement some of our recommended teaching methods and teach your student to the best of your ability. It's that simple and students find it very convenient and effective.

Our students are mostly adults between the ages of 30 and 50 and at the beginner levels. They are mostly stay-at-home mothers and working fathers. Those that work are in industries such as Hospitality, Food Services, Construction, Manufacturing and Transportation. Your local Uber driver might be studying with us!

The type of English they look for is functional, daily life English that they can use in their day-to-day. Our students are very value driven, so they care very much to learn well. They like to feel accomplished at the end of every lesson with you.

The commitment for this opportunity is a 2-month term minimum and a 4-hour weekly minimum. You have to prepare briefly before every lesson and send the links that were covered in the session as homework. Please consider this opportunity carefully before applying as we hold our teachers to a very high standard of integrity and performance. A lack of performance according to our standards will result in dismissal from our program.

For those looking to do their TEFL practicum with us. We offer observation sessions along with teaching as well as facilitate recording some of your sessions for your record keeping. We keep a record of the number of sessions you have completed with us. We can gladly become a reference for you while you look for work and issue a certificate of completion if needed. We train and invest in you, so that you can invest in your student's learning.
Volunteer Online Adult ESL Teacher

Teaching English Online


  • Training


  • Fluent in English
  • Level 5 TEFL Certificate with The TEFL Academy

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