Teach English in the United States
START DATE: September 2013
The English Language (EL) Fellow Program promotes English language learning around the world and fosters mutual understanding between the people of the United States and people of other countries. The program places highly qualified teachers in funded professional positions on projects initiated by U.S. embassies in all regions of the world. It is an opportunity for ESL practitioners to enrich their professional development as they contribute to cross-cultural awareness throughout the world.
The EL Fellow Program is funded by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. As a program administrator, Georgetown University’s Center for International Education and Development is recruiting applicants for approximately 100 positions for the 2010-2011 academic year.
Assignments are for a 10-month period typically beginning in September 2013, following a mandatory 4-day pre-departure orientation for selected Fellows in Washington, DC in August.
• Stipend: Senior Fellows – $35,000
• Living allowance (rent, utilities, local transportation)
• Textbook and pre-departure allowances
• Supplementary health benefit plan
• Round trip airfare from the United States to the host country
• U.S. Citizenship
• Master’s degree with a focus in TESL/TEFL experience
• Senior Fellows must have minimum four years of teacher training experience and overseas experience in TEFL.
The online application for 2013-2014 projects is not yet live, but will be available shortly! To receive an update when the application goes live please email firstname.lastname@example.org with subject heading “subscribe to application updates.”
Complete on-line application dossier must contain the following:
• Two 1-page lesson plans/teacher training modules
• Statement of purpose (not to exceed 500 words)
• Applying fellowship experience (not to exceed 500 words)
• Two current reference letters
• Graduate transcript