You might hire an English teacher to:

  • Teach students of all ages basic English skills, including reading, writing, and speaking
  • Emphasize the rules of composition, grammar, and sentence construction as well as the spelling of words and their meanings

  • Plan course material, activities, and lesson plans to complete learning objectives
  • Assess students’ progress through homework assignments, quizzes, exams, essays, projects, and progress reports
  • Encourage students to explore various learning opportunities

  • Maintain positive relationships with students, parents, faculty, and supervisors
Required skills and qualifications
Preferred skills and qualifications
Demonstrated experience in the classroom
Training or certification in first aid or CPR
Ability to execute lessons in a fun and engaging way
Classroom management and conflict resolution skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong interest in literature and language
Knowledge of grade-level instructional practices
Active listening skills in order to understand students’ various learning needs
Relevant teaching license and degree
Familiarity with various teaching styles and strategies