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TEFL Jobs in India
There are many TEFL jobs in India for the prospective English teacher, though most of them are on a volunteer basis. There are several agencies that can arrange an unpaid position for qualified TEFL teachers.
Although competition is tough, paid positions are still available. A TEFL or similar certification and a degree in education or a lot of teaching experience is usually required for one of these jobs. A lot of the English teaching jobs in India will ask that you work six days a week and around 20 to 25 hours.
The utmost of respect is generally given to teachers in India. In Indian culture education is very highly regarded, so teachers are treated well and students are motivated to do as well as they can.
Finding a TEFL Job in India
Because of the fact that good command of the English language is common in India, teaching positions aren’t as available as they are in many other Asian and European countries, and most schools are looking for a long term commitment from their teachers.
Having all your legal documents prepared is important, before starting to look for work. Many schools in the regular Indian education system offer English language instruction, and there are also a lot of private language schools, particularly in the larger cities around the country.
Language schools usually require you to be available for nighttime classes and will often start you out with a part time schedule. Positions teaching in a corporate setting can be a good way to get started in India, but you will usually have to have certifications or experience in business to get one of these.
The business process outsourcing industry will often hire English teachers as accent and voice trainers, and companies across the country employ trainers to teach appropriate dress, interview skills, manners and general politeness.
Sample TEFL Job in India
Our company seeks a native English speaker born and raised in USA / Canada for a 1-year contract in Bangalore, India, with the option of mutually agreed extension by 1 more year. Extensive training would be given to each selected trainer/Language Specialist. Requirements include: TEFL / TESL / CELTA / TESOL Certificate; Familiarity with Windows and Office; 2 years ESL (English as Second language) teaching experience would be an added advantage. Responsibilities include: teaching a formal pronunciation curriculum, conducting interviews, scoring assessments and providing individual coaching and quality monitoring sessions to improve clarity of communications. Benefits include: Salary (after all statutory deductions & taxes) will be INR.47,000 per month; paid economy class airfare to / from Bangalore; paid furnished accommodations; comprehensive training (4-6 weeks); 2 weeks holiday after 6 months working; daily pick-up drop to & from office; lunch & dinner at office canteen; Visa processing fee & vaccination charges also paid as reimbursement against bills.