Published: 12 October, 2018  |  Last updated: 12 October, 2018

Teaching English in High Point, USA


Report submitted on 03 Sep, 2018 by Mariel.

Teaching English in High Point, USA:

How can teachers find teaching jobs in High Point, USA?

The main English teaching jobs available are:
Full time English language school positions.

What are the minimum teaching requirements?
2 years.

What teaching requirements would you recommend?
Bilingual (English-Spanish).

What are the levels of payment?
Depends on your qualifications and experience.

How many teaching days a week is normal?
40 hours per week.

How many face-to-face teaching hours a week is normal?
8 hours hours per week.

What is the normal arrangement for holidays?
USA holidays.

What advice would you give to someone considering coming to High Point, USA to teach English?
Go through VIF program.

What are the positive aspects of teaching English in High Point, USA?
I like the professional development that is offer to teachers.

What are the negative aspects for teaching English in High Point, USA?

What are some of the teaching challenges for English teachers teaching the local people in your area?
Having multiples first languages in our students populations.


Living in High Point, USA:

Are there any visa or other legal requirements to live in USA?
Work permit.

What is the cost of living like in USA?
At least 2, 000 US$ per month.

What are the usual accommodation arrangements and how can you find accommodation?
Accommodation is not a problem. You have at any price that you want to pay.

Other than teaching, what positive aspects are there for living in High Point, USA?
I love traveling.

Other than teaching, what negative aspects are there for living in scenery, USA?

What advice would you give to someone considering coming to High Point, USA?
Rural areas are better.

What things do you miss most (other than family and friends) from your home country?

What do you think you will miss most when (or if) you leave USA?
My students.

What things would you recommend to new teachers in your area to bring with them from their home country?
Pictures of their culture.


About Me and My Work:

My Name: Mariel

Nationality: Peruvian

Students I’ve taught in USA: elementary (6-12 years), junior high school (12-15 years)

Where I teach: Thomasville, North Carolina. Teaching for 27 years.

How I found my current jobs: VIF.

My school facilities: Excellent.

What kind of teacher support is available at your school/s?
training / workshops, lesson observations, teacher evaluations, peer support / training.


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