The PennTESOL Opportunities page is where you can find job postings, professional development events, calls for proposals, grants, research, and other news relevant to the field of English language teaching in and around Eastern Pennsylvania.

  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017 4:19 PM | Dawn Adamoli

    Bilingual Elementary Teaching Positions

    The School District of Philadelphia is expanding dual language programs and seeking elementary-certified teaching candidates who speak both Spanish and English to join us in providing exceptional education that is bilingual, bicultural, and biliterate.

    Benefits of being a bilingual teacher in our district include:

    •       Opportunities to shape the education of culturally and linguistically diverse young scholars in Philadelphia
    •       Both established and nascent programs offer a community of insight as well as innovation
    •       Professional development offered by multiple district offices
    •       Coaching and professional development among bilingual colleagues provided by the Office of Multilingual Curriculum and Programs

    For more information on bilingual teaching opportunities:

    For more information on Dual Language Education:

  • Tuesday, March 07, 2017 2:22 PM | Dawn Adamoli

    Lecturer Position in TESOL at GSE, University of Pennsylvania



    Full-time Lecturer in TESOL


    The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in our division of Educational Linguistics. The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in applied linguistics or a related field with a clear specialization in TESOL. Ideal candidates will have a background in teaching both general educational linguistics as well as TESOL methods courses. In addition, the ideal candidate will also have experience working with international students studying in the United States. We expect the successful candidate to provide leadership in developing programming that meets the unique needs of our international student population. 


    The Lecturer appointment is made on a one-year (12 months) contract renewable up to three years. The candidate may also be expected to teach one or two summer courses as part of his/her load.


    Please submit a letter expressing your interest and general qualifications, curriculum vitae (including a list of TESOL courses taught), and names and contact information of three references via email to:



    TESOL Lecturer Search Committee, Educational Linguistics

    c/o Ms. Sarah Peyton Kaufman


    University of Pennsylvania

    Graduate School of Education

    3700 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19104-6216.


    The search committee will accept applications until March 17, 2017.  The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer; women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Wednesday, March 01, 2017 3:13 PM | Dawn Adamoli

    Advanced Business English One-to-One Instruction, Cartus


    Cartus invites you to partner with us for the part-time freelance opportunity to teach Advanced Business English in a One-to-One setting.


    Our available learner is an executive in the digital media industry from Germany with a presentations skills focus who would like to meet on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and/or Fridays from 5pm – 6:30pm in West Chester, PAfor approximately 40 hours of instruction total.

    Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent and at least 2 years of experience teaching ESL, along with direct experience either in the business setting or teaching business English. The tutor should also be comfortable with creating their own lessons and selecting any materials to be used.

    Please submit resume to: for consideration.


    About Our Company

    Cartus is a global relocation company that provides relocation services to more than 171,000 each year into and out of 185 countries. Cartus has 60 years of demonstrated solutions and satisfied clients. Our products & services cover every phase of the relocation process, from selling a home, finding a new home, and shipping household goods to settling in and adjusting to new communities around the world.  It also includes language training and cross-cultural training to internationally relocating assignees and their families as part of their relocation services package.  We have over 1,200 active language trainers in our global network, partnering with their Cartus Consultant to deliver top quality language programs.


    ABCS Brochure

  • Wednesday, February 22, 2017 3:50 PM | Dawn Adamoli

    We're hiring ESOL Tutors


    • All ESOL tutor candidates must have at least 60 university credits
    • Fluency in another language, while not required, is preferred

    Essential Functions & Commitments

    • Tutors will work with English Learners (ELs). They will be assigned a cooperating teacher/school designee at each location and will receive support and training from a Manager with the Office of Multilingual Curriculum, and Programs (OMCP)
    • Tutors will be paid on an hourly basis, at the rate of $12 (minimum), no benefits. Tutors must commit to 6-25 hours/week on a consistent schedule for the duration of the placement, following the School District calendar.

    Applications are ongoing until the District needs are met.

    Submit a resume electronically to

  • Wednesday, February 22, 2017 3:41 PM | Dawn Adamoli

    Middle School/High School ESL Teacher

    Where: Penn Treaty School

    When: 2017-2018 school year


    • Responsible for collaborating with content area teachers in order to provide services to higher level ELs at both the middle school and high school grades. 
    • Responsible for providing pull out services for Level 1 and 2 ELs Curriculum and materials provided.

    Qualifications: ESL Program Specialist Certification and English 7-12

    Apply directly through and contact upon application completion.

  • Monday, February 13, 2017 2:17 PM | Dawn Adamoli

    Drexel University’s English Language Center has an ongoing need for tutors of IEP and international students. This is a paid position.


    Tutors work a minimum of three hours a day, one day per week. Additional days and hours may be possible.


    Tutoring occurs at the English Language Center or One Drexel Plaza.


    Minimum eligibility is enrollment in a Teaching English as a Second Language or similar graduate program.


    Send an expression of interest to

  • Wednesday, January 11, 2017 3:51 PM | Dawn Adamoli

    Sejours Home Abroad of Paris, France is looking for ESL tutors for their summer programs in the following locations: Washington DC, Boston, Chicago, New York and Philadelphia. Students can stay in the home of the tutor, or tutors may find a safe, responsible homestay in their neighborhood. One French student per homestay, tutors would be required to teach conversational English and pronunciation 3 hours a day, 5 days a week. Pay is $1,000 per week with students staying an average of 2 weeks.

    Contact Deborah Kirlin at 740-274-5511 or 

    An assessment of the candidate’s English language proficiency may be required.

    Thank you,

    Deborah Kirlin

    Language Consultant

    Accent American

  • Monday, December 19, 2016 3:23 PM | Dawn Adamoli


    iTutorGroup is the premier online education platform and the largest English-language learning institution in the world. We are looking for enthusiastic educators to join our global team of Online English as a Second Language Teachers.

    This is an ideal way to boost your income as you can decide the number of classes you want to teach each week. Unlimited earning potential!

    As an online English tutor for children you will facilitate the conversation, encouraging students and ensuring they enjoy a positive learning experience in your online class.

    • Class sizes of 1-6 (average is 2 to 4 students)
    • Children between the ages of 6 to 18
    • Each lesson is generally 45 minutes long
    • A brief progress report is prepared for each student after the session


    • Tutor / Teach from home!
    • Unlimited classes available for our teachers
    • Flexible schedule (no minimum hours required to teach for us weekly)
    • Lesson plans and material prepared for you
    • Save time and money on commuting
    • Performance bonus (based on class size and student rating)
    • All students and curricula are provided for you


    • Computer/laptop, headset, webcam and good Internet connectivity
    • Enthusiastic and professional
    • A passion to educate young learners
    • Great communication and presentation skills
    • Undergraduate degree
    • TESOL/TEFL or similar certification (or ability to obtain within three months)

    Job Type:

    Base rate + performance bonus (# of students and instructor rating) = $10-$20+ per hour


  • Thursday, December 15, 2016 3:07 PM | Dawn Adamoli

    ELL Teacher (2 Positions) - is responsible for developing bilingual students' ability to effectively perform courses of study in the English language by implementing the district approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; providing methods to support and/or reinforce classroom goals in the home; providing a safe and optimal learning environment; developing appropriate lesson plans and instructional techniques; evaluating students level of English fluency and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.  Bachelor’s Degree from accredited university or college required and a Pennsylvania Teacher’s Certificate – Programs Specialist –ESL is required.  Some knowledge in bilingual education. Bilingual in Spanish is preferred, but no required. (Full-Time)

    John B. Stetson - 8th Grade ESL Co-teaching 

    Send resume to

    Antonia Pantoja Charter School - 2nd grade Pull-Out and 5th, 8th grade Co-teaching in ELA

    Send resume to

  • Thursday, December 15, 2016 3:06 PM | Dawn Adamoli

    Holy Family ESL Volunteer Service Program in Vietnam


    Where:  Catholic Institute - Hồ Chí Minh (Saigon) Vietnam

    And St. Joseph Seminary Xuân Lộc, Long Khánh- Đồng Nai , Vietnam

    When:   February 14 to May 11, 2017:  Catholic Institute - Hồ Chí Minh                         (Saigon) Vietnam  & St. Joseph Seminary Xuân Lộc, Long                       Khánh- Đồng Nai , Vietnam

     ***June 19  to July 21, 2017: St. Joseph Seminary Xuân Lộc, Long                               Khánh- Đồng Nai ,Vietnam

    *****July 24 to August 24, 2017: Catholic Institute - Hồ Chí Minh          Saigon  Vietnam

                 September 13 to December 11, 2017: Catholic Institute - Hồ Chí                      Minh (Saigon), Vietnam &  St. Joseph Seminary Xuân Lộc,                            Long          Khánh- Đồng Nai , Vietnam

    For more information:

    Sister Julianna Tran, CSFN, MPM. MEd


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