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A Model Structure for a TEFL Resume

A TEFL resume needs only certain information. The following notes are a guideline to producing a resume that you can build on as your TEFL career progresses.

You should always have a copy of the resume on disk , so you can forward it by email and make alterations when necessary.

Personal Details:

Name:

Nationality:

D.O.B

Place of Birth

E-Mail address

Contact Tel No

Objective:

To  build on my EFL experience and gain an understanding of the culture of the country in which I plan to work.

(The objective will evolve with teaching career , it should also be adapted to the country/city you intend to teach in)

Education & Training:

ITTT TEFL Certificate

Jan - Feb 2001

Pass Grade: B

Internationally recognised TEFL certificate course, with a practical emphasis on teaching skills, language awareness, phonology and classroom management.

BA ( Hons) Chinese Studies, Manchester University

Sept 1997 - May 2000

Pass Grade: 2:2

You don‘t really need any more information than this as employers only need to know if you are qualified and have a degree. 

If you have any further qualifications, that you think will enhance your chance of getting an interview, you can either add them to the list, or create a section titled

Additional Qualifications.

Employment History:

Job Title

Dates

Name of Company

Only include a description of your job if it involved some training/ teaching/ mentoring or was a position of authority.

You don‘t need to go further back than 5/6 years unless:

a)  You have had employment for a long time with the same company.

b)  The positions you had were relevant to teaching or a foreign language e.g. a teacher, some training aspects to your job or an interpreter.

Languages:

If you can mutter "hello" in French, put “basic French“.

A language section should be included because it demonstrates that you have had experience in a foreign language aquisition environment.

It doesn‘t matter if the language you have learnt is not specific to your destination.

Additional Skills:

Full, clean driving licence, computer literate, first aid certificate, etc...

Hobbies and Interests:

If you hold a degree in politics or economics or business and can demonstate that you can stimulate conversation, debate and discussion, this would be looked upon favourably by potential employers.

References:

1. Your TEFL course trainer/tutor        2. Any previous employer


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