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    Working as a teacher for a voluntary organisation

    Working as a teacher for a voluntary organisation

    As a novice ESL teacher you may be keen to get recruited by some voluntary organisation; however, before any voluntary organisation even considers recruiting you, you will have to demonstrate that you are one of those ESL teachers that possesses certain desired qualities that are characteristic of people who like to do voluntary work. If you can do this, it is highly likely that you will be recruited by the voluntary organisation.

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    What should ESL teachers consider when looking for work?

    What should ESL teachers consider when looking for work?

    A career in ESL teaching is a rewarding experience, and it is one of the few professional occupations which give you the opportunity to literally travel around the world.

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    ESL career myths and misconceptions

    ESL career myths and misconceptions

    As a trainee or novice ESL teacher, you will soon encounter many myths and misconceptions associated with your ESL career. Here is a sample of six of those myths and misconceptions.

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    What qualities do ESL employers look for?

    What qualities do ESL employers look for?

    As a novice ESL teacher, you will undoubtedly be keen to show you have the qualities required in order to get recruited by a good ESL school. So, what qualities do ESL employers look for in their potential ESL teachers? Here are some of the qualities that ESL employers expect, and which you should definitely possess.

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    CV tips for the ESL teacher

    CV tips for the ESL teacher

    A good CV (résumé) and a cover letter are the first steps on the road to successful recruitment. When an employer is looking to recruit an ESL teacher, it will be the ESL teacher’s CV that will decide whether the recruitment process comes to a halt or progresses to the job interview.

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    Tips for ‘cover’ letter writing for the ESL teacher

    Tips for ‘cover’ letter writing for the ESL teacher

    A cover letter is your opportunity to showcase your skills and talents and present a cogent argument in support of your application for the ESL teaching post.

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    Working as an ESL Teacher in a private school or college

    Working as an ESL Teacher in a private school or college

    Working as an ESL As a novice ESL teacher you may be looking forward to being recruited by some private school or college; however, before you commit yourself, here are a few things you should take into consideration to help you decide whether the particular school or college that you have your heart set on is the ideal ESL post for you.

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    ESL recruitment myths and misconceptions

    ESL recruitment myths and misconceptions

    As a trainee or novice ESL teacher you are bound to be ‘bombarded’ with numerous so-called facts about ESL recruitment – just ignore them. For the interested reader, here are six common myths and misconceptions.

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    Interview tips for the ESL teacher

    Interview tips for the ESL teacher

    After qualifying as a fully fledged ESL teacher, your next stressful experience will be your job interview. Here are ten tips to help you get that ESL post.

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    Job recruitment for ESL teachers

    Job recruitment for ESL teachers

    Job recruitment for the majority of ESL teachers means ESL teaching posts obtained through on line ESL recruiters. Here are a few things that the novice ESL teacher should know about ESL recruiters.

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