Volunteer recruitment

We are currrently not recruiting new ESOL volunteers.

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Volunteer role descriptions

ESOL Tutors

Role purpose

Provide ESOL support in order to improve practical English language skills of migrants and newcomers to Edinburgh. Plan and teach an online class (beginner, elementary or intermediate), either on your own or as part of a team.

Skills and qualities needed
  • Very strong English language skills, Teaching UK recognised qualification (e.g. CELTA, CertTESOL etc.). Experience in ELT and/or adult learning. Ability to plan lessons and work as part of team.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills. Patient, understanding with a good sense of humour.

The post averages out at 2-4 hours per week, but it depends on preparation time and and can be negotiated.

Support and training

Induction given and ongoing training offered.