Why Take The Teaching English Online Specialty Course?
With nearly 2 billion people learning English worldwide and the explosion of online learning, Teaching English Online offers fantastic opportunities for first-time and experienced TEFL-certified teachers. Not only are there countless opportunities that offer good pay & benefits, but teaching online offers fantastic flexibility and convenience that enables ITA graduates to teach online from virtually anywhere on the globe either as either a part-time or full-time job. You can start teaching English online before you go abroad to help you cover start-up costs, or even teach full-time from your home country.
To provide International TEFL Academy students & graduates with the enhanced skills they need to succeed as online teachers and to qualify for the best possible opportunities, ITA now offers this state-of-the-art 30-Hour Teaching English Online Course.
If I can get a job teaching English online with a regular TEFL certification, why should I take this specialty course?
- Enhance your online teaching skills. A regular 120+ hour TEFL class will provide you with a strong foundation of basic teaching skills, but teaching English online in a virtual setting requires a unique skill set. From use of technology to lesson planning, this specially designed curriculum will take your online teaching skills to a new level that will serve both you and your students. Check out a full overview of the course syllabus here.
- Boost your resume. The fast-growing market for online teaching is booming and becoming more competitive every day. Employers and students want to hire the best teachers with the highest levels of skills and training. Taking this teach English online course will set you apart from thousands of other English teachers looking to teach English online who only possess a regular TEFL certification and no specific training for online teaching.
NOTE: Many online teaching companies use reviews as a basis for their pay scales, so enhancing your skills to get better reviews is a great way to increase your pay as an online English teacher. Also, students (or their parents) typically choose and hire teachers based on reviews and resumes and are most likely to choose those with the best reviews and the best training on their C.V.
- Prepare yourself for a fast-changing & diverse job market. Think the job market for teaching English online begins and ends with huge companies like VIPKid? If so, you may be missing out on thousands of opportunities across this diverse field. The course provides an overview of the field, covering types of online teaching positions and ways to facilitate your entry into that position. We also cover the best online teaching practices and explore sample lesson materials and sample demo videos designed to make you a more effective online language instructor.