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Young Learner/Adult Learner Teaching Opportunity

Employer
American Cultural Association
Location
Morocco (MA)
Salary
Depending on experience
Closing date
Jun 22, 2023

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Job Details

The American Language Centers of Morocco are looking for full-time classroom teachers  who are familiar with and supportive of communicative, student-centered language instruction and the use of ed-tech apps in the classroom. This entails managing a student-centered classroom with regular, varied pair- and group-work activities, games, movement and creative in-class task-based projects. Fun and effective conversational English instruction is our focus.

 

The American Language Centers, located in 12 cities in Morocco (Agadir, Casablanca, El Jadida, Fes, Kenitra, Marrakech, Meknes, Mohammedia, Oujda, Rabat, Tangier, and Tetouan), are members of the American Cultural Association (ACA), a private, non-profit association with 12 Language Centers located in Morocco. Classrooms are equipped with flat-screen TVs with USB ports and  wifi. Teachers also have access to their center’s bookroom stocked with teaching resources and additional supplementary materials.

 

Professional development opportunities offered through the ACA include in-house workshops and participation in our annual all-ALC TEFL Conference. 

 

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

 

  • B.A. degree

     

    CELTA, Trinity CertTESOL, TESOL Via Lingua, Peace Corps’ TEFL certification, SIT TESOL Certificate or equivalent min 120-hour, classroom-based TEFL certification that includes live observed practical teaching hours with real learners.

     

    Candidates must document a minimum of one year’s overseas general EFL teaching experience (full-time), including with adolescents, young adolescents and children.

     

Experience in university level instruction, ESL, EAP, Business English, test-prep, tutorial (one-on-one or very small group) and short-term substitution is assigned less weight in assessing experience and overall suitability for this position.

 

SALARY & BENEFITS: 

 

  • Locally competitive salary commensurate with experience

     

    Accommodations for limited period upon arrival

     

    Monthly housing stipend 

     

    Health insurance (80% paid including medical, dental, prescription drugs & hospitalization) 

     

    Paid vacation and holidays, including: one month vacation in August, school breaks, and national holidays 

     

 

Other possible opportunities include:

 

  • Leading clubs for students - weekly meetings conducted in English on a wide variety of topics (such as business, drama, public speaking)

     

    Assisting with community service club projects

     


 

TO APPLY, SEND the following attachments to recruitment@acamorocco.org: 

 

  • A current CV

     

    A 1-page cover letter briefly describing your approach to classroom instruction and why you would like to work with one of our ALCs (please specify which ones interest you)

     

    Scanned copies of relevant diplomas & certificates 

     

 

Please visit our website https://aca.org.ma/ for more information.

 

*Only candidates who meet our criteria will be contacted for this position. 

 

Company

The American Cultural Association (ACA) is the not-for-profit, bi-national parent organization of the American Language Centers (ALC) in Morocco, which teach English as a foreign language, engage in community service initiatives and promote cultural exchange between the peoples of Morocco and the United States. The ACA is involved in various activities including English and Arabic language instruction, teacher training, and a variety of cultural and community service activities at our centers. In the 1950s the ALCs were founded founded by the United States Embassy with the purpose of teaching English as a foreign language. From the 1950’s to present, the ALCs in Morocco have multiplied from just one center and bookstore in Rabat to now 12 centers located around the country in Agadir, Casablanca, El Jadida Fes, Kenitra, Marrakesh, Meknes, Mohamedia, Oujda, Tangier, and Tetouan. In addition, in 1983 the Arabic Language Institute in Fez was created at the ALC Fes. ALIF teaches both Colloquial Moroccan Arabic as well as Modern Standard Arabic to visiting students from around the world. The ALCs are a first choice for English language learners in Morocco and our student body represents every facet of Moroccan culture in both age and background and also includes people of other nationalities who may live and work in Morocco.

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