English Teacher job description

Job Ads


English Teachers are responsible for instructing students about writing and reading in the English language. Among their lessons, they teach composition, grammar, literature, reading comprehension, among other topics. These professionals may work at schools, universities, and colleges. In this last case, they teach specialized topics such as writing short stories, literature theory, Middle English, etc.
English Teachers usually perform many of the following tasks:
• Instructing students at schools.
• Reviewing student´s advances.
• Preparing students for state and national examinations.
• Giving reports to student´s parents.
• Teaching lessons about specific topics at colleges.


• Having organizational skills.
• Being able to work under stressful circumstances.
• Having good written and verbal communication skills.
• Being able to work with a team.
• Having strong work ethic.
• Being patient.
• Having IT skills.
• Being able to deal with people from different backgrounds.
• Being able to understand student´s needs.
• Having great sense of humor.


English Teacher job placements at Middle and High School levels require candidates having a teaching credential and a Bachelor´s Degree in English Education. Courses for this purpose last four years plus a period of six months where the student works with a teacher at a school. Then the student must pass a test to become a Certified Teacher in the State in which the person wants to teach. In the case of Colleges and Universities, applicants must have a Doctorate or Master´s degree. People who want to give English lessons abroad need to have a four-year degree. Most institutions require professionals having past teaching experience.

Overview According to our data, these are the percent of job offers for english teacher.

Last 12 months

Companies According to our data, by number of offers, these are the top companies that are hiring for english teacher.

Last 12 months

More companies

Job Types According to our data, in percentages, these are the top job types available for english teacher.

Categories According to our data, by number of offers, these are the most popular categories for english teacher.

Cities According to our data, by number of offers, these are the top locations to get hired for english teacher.

Loading map...