The TEFL Trainer is responsible for delivering the TEFL Certification program including the onsite (4 week course), the Hybrid TEFL course, and the online TEFL course.
The Trainer often needs to balance training in all 3 modalities each month. The TEFL course is fully-developed and the program has been functioning on a monthly basis since 2004.
The course is offered 11 months per year mid-January through mid-December.The primary goal of the course is to train new ESL teachers, who will accept teaching positions with language schools and institutes around the world.
Maximo Nivel’s TEFL Certification course is well-known and is exceptionally well-reviewed by past participants. Maximo’s TEFL Certification program is known for being 1) intensive and demanding, 2) fun and entertaining, and 3) very supportive.
The TEFL Trainer is expected to maintain these high standards!The TEFL Trainer leads the certification course on a daily basis, grades papers, and manages participant scheduling onsite and online.
The Trainer provides coaching and feedback to trainees this is the most important part of the position. Trainers also provide feedback and coaching on résumés / CVs and job-finding.
For the onsite course, the TEFL Trainer works Monday-Friday from 8 : 00AM to 6 : 00PM. The first 3 weeks of the course are easier as no long evening hours are required other than regular course management and required office hours.
During the final 4th week of the course, the Trainer must also work in the evening to observe and evaluate trainees. Note that this often requires 12 14 hours per day.
For the online TEFL course, the TEFL Trainer schedules online meetings with participants on a regular and as-needed basis.
The exact schedule is determined by each TEFL client. The TEFL Trainer simultaneously manages both onsite and online courses and this requires excellent scheduling and priority-setting from the TEFL Trainer.
Organized and well-planned; Empathetic to trainees; Fun and entertaining you must enjoy humor and making people laugh