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Virtual ESL/EFL Global Projects for the U.S. Department of State in 2023/2024

U.S. Department of State English Language Programs
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Stipend ($35 per contact hour)
Closing date
Jun 29, 2023

Job Details

Teach Globally From Home

  • The Virtual English Language Educator Program offers experienced U.S. ESL/EFL professionals paid part-time virtual assignments at universities and other institutions worldwide. 
  • Virtual Educator projects focus on training pre-service teachers, teaching university students or adult professionals, and building English language capacity in local communities. 
  • Virtual Educators are citizen ambassadors who promote mutual understanding through English language learning and cultural exchange. 
  • The Virtual Educator Program provides professionals with a platform to build skills that can greatly enhance their TESOL careers without leaving home.

Who are we looking for? ESL/EFL educators with:

  • Five years of experience in education, including at least three years in ESL/EFL classrooms
  • A graduate degree, preferably in TESOL or a related field
  • Online teaching experience (preferred)
  • Personal qualities of flexibility, resourcefulness, and cultural adaptability
  • U.S. citizenship

Program benefits: 

  • Stipend ($35 per contact hour)
  • Pre-project planning and ongoing preparation compensation, commensurate with the scope of the project
  • Virtual activities allowance
  • Access to a professional network of highly-experienced TESOL professionals and professional development events
  • TESOL International Association Membership

The Virtual English Language Educator Program is now recruiting applicants for the 2023-2024 academic year. The Virtual English Language Educator Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. 

For more information and to apply, visit our website:


The English Language Programs is the premier opportunity for TESOL professionals to impact the way English is taught abroad. By completing projects designed by U.S. Embassies in more than 80 countries, English Language Fellows, Specialists, and Virtual Educators work closely with local teachers, students, and education professionals to improve English language teaching capacity overseas. Program participants serve as representatives and cultural ambassadors of the United States and, through a unique cultural exchange, they support the U.S. Department of State’s public diplomacy mission abroad.

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