MS English Language Arts Teacher

Job Vacancies Secondary School MS English Language Arts Teacher

Contract Length: 2 years

Number of Vacancies: 1

Student Level:

  • Middle School

Eligible Candidates:

  • Licensed Teacher

Requirements:

  • Education Required:Bachelor
  • Minimum Teaching Experience:2 years of teaching experience
  • Major:English Language & Literature Education
  • Required Certificates:Teaching Credential/License

Qualifications:

  • Teaching Credential/License issued by government educational authority.
  • Teaching credential in the specific subject area and grade level for this position.  Please note: TESOL, TOEFL, IELTS, etc. training is not a sufficient credential on its own.
  • Prior overseas teaching experience is desirable
  • Readiness to be involved in extracurricular activities
  • Native-speaker level of proficiency in English

Specific requirements include:

  • Must have significant experience in the USA or international (IB, Cambridge, other) curriculum school.
  • Must be an experienced secondary school English Language Arts teacher
  • Must have a state/government-issued teacher license in Secondary School English/ELA (government certificate must be included with this application)
  • Must have significant university-level training in English literature/language and teaching.
  • Must provide a list of current supervisory references with this application.
  • Applications that do not meet these standards or documents will not be considered.

To be considered for this position, you must prepare your TeachAway profile with: 

  • Full CV and reference information. References will be contacted. CV with your complete work history shown (employer, location, role) must be provided in the TeachAway profile. You may also submit up to 3 open letters of recommendation from supervisors (PDF),  and your philosophy of education and teaching.
  • A one-page  PDF cover letter specific to this role, explaining how your qualifications and experience make you a good candidate for this specific position and why you wish to join the ASU learning community in Mongolia.
  • Scanned copy of your government-issued teaching credentials (State/government-issued teacher license in Secondary School English/ELA.  Government certificate must be included with this application)
  • Evidence of university-level training in English literature/language and teaching.
  • Criminal record clearance from local and home country authorities (no older than 6 months) upon request
  • Must be able to provide copies of all post-secondary diplomas and transcripts, and originals upon arrival.
  • Must be able to travel to Mongolia without restrictions (not on the list of dis-allowed countries vis-a-vis COVID)
  • A list of 3 references with current contact information (email and telephone), at least two of your references must be your most recent supervisors in an educational setting.

Additionally, before hiring:

  • Must be able to provide a criminal record clearance from local and home country authorities (no older than 6 months) upon request
  • Must be able to provide copies of all post-secondary diplomas and transcripts, and originals upon arrival.
  • Must be able to travel to Mongolia without restrictions (not on the list of dis-allowed countries vis-a-vis COVID)

All successful candidates must be able to provide a recent government-issued non-criminal record/police clearance (may be provided later, however, priority will be given to candidates who send this now)

Job Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, based on qualifications and experience:

  • Housing 
  • International health insurance
  • Airfare
  • Mongolia offers a low cost of living
  • Mongolian visa and work permit
  • Free tuition for applicable candidates who come with dependents
  • Shipping allowance
  • Settling-in advance payment
  • The ideal candidate will have at least two years of English Language Arts classroom teaching experience in a secondary (middle or high) school, or K-12 school, will have some international school experience, possess a state-government-issued teaching license, provide 3 supervisory references to be contacted, have excellent English verbal and written skills, and a Bachelor or Master degree in English.

Job Description:

Wanted for Middle School: an experienced, passionate, and creative English literature teacher who can foster stimulating discussions in engaging lessons for secondary school, nurturing students' dispositions, skills, knowledge, and understanding of the English language and literature to prepare for High School classes.  

You will be joining a team of supportive, dedicated professional educators in our mission to provide the highest level of instructional excellence within holistic, meaningful experiences to a caring community of learners, all within the framework of internationally recognized standards of student learning and achievement.   

The successful candidate will be fully certified in Secondary School English Language Arts teaching, have at least two years of English Language Arts classroom teaching experience in a secondary (middle or high) school, and will have at least some international school experience, possess a state/government-issued teaching license, provide 3 supervisory references to be contacted, have excellent English verbal and written skills, and a Bachelor or Master degree in English Language Arts Education or closely related field.  Strong working knowledge and experience with English Language Learners (English as a Foreign Language), including strategies and differentiation for ELLs, is a must. 

To be considered for this position, the applicant must provide in one single PDF document only, in this order:

  • A cover 1-2 page cover letter specifically styled for this vacancy, discussing your interest in the role, your qualifications and experience for this role, your philosophy of education, and your passion for science education. You should also address your interest in ASU specifically and Mongolia in general.
  • A complete CV showing all employment experiences, dates, name of employer, specific grades and subjects, and reason for leaving. Any gaps in employment must be included and explained. 
  • A list of 3 or more current and recent supervisory references (referee contact information including their full name, email address, institution, role & relationship to you, years known).  Referees will not be contacted until after a successful interview has taken place.  Kindly note: teacher colleagues/parent/student referees will not be considered at this time. 

Additionally, before interviewing, shortlisted candidates will be expected to provide a video introducing themselves and explaining why they are excellent candidates; th.  vis ideo not to exceed 3 minutes in length.

Specific requirements include:

  • Must have significant experience in the USA or international (IB, Cambridge, other) curriculum school.
  • Must be an experienced secondary school English Language Arts teacher
  • Must have a state/government-issued teacher license in Secondary School English/ELA (government certificate must be included with this application)
  • Must have significant university-level training in English literature/language and teaching.
  • Must provide a list of current supervisory references with this application.
  • Applications that do not meet these standards or documents will not be considered.

Additionally, before hiring:

  • Must be able to provide a criminal record clearance from local and home country authorities (no older than 6 months) upon request
  • Must be able to provide copies of all post-secondary diplomas and transcripts, and originals upon arrival.
  • Must be able to travel to Mongolia without restrictions (not on the list of dis-allowed countries vis-a-vis COVID)

Please note: TESOL, TOEFL, IELTS, etc. training is not a sufficient credential on its own.

The deadline for applications is January 1st, 2023,  however, a suitable candidate may be hired before that date.

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