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Climbing the EFL Ladder: Getting That Next Job KOTESOL October 15, 2005 Seoul, Korea. Brian J. English Ph.D. Director, Woosong Language Institute Assistant Professor TESOL-MALL Woosong University – Daejeon, South Korea. KNOW WHAT YOU WANT. KNOW HOW TO GET IT. Planning Your Career Path.

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Climbing the EFL Ladder: Getting That Next JobKOTESOL October 15, 2005Seoul, Korea

Brian J. English Ph.D.Director, Woosong Language InstituteAssistant Professor TESOL-MALLWoosong University – Daejeon, South Korea


KNOW WHAT YOU WANT

KNOW HOW TO GET IT


Planning Your Career Path

  • Know your strengths, weaknesses and goals

  • Know what types of jobs are available

  • Know the requirements for those jobs

  • Have a plan to gain the qualifications for the position you want


Qualification & Experience

  • What training do you have?

  • Can you teach academic writing?

  • Can you teach TOEFL?

  • Have you ever designed curriculum?

  • Have you ever trained other teachers?

  • Have you ever managed people?

  • What are you doing now to become more qualified??????


The Competition for Jobs is Probably Going to Get Stiffer


Factors that Influence the Job Market

Supply of Qualified Professionals

  • Exchange rates

  • Increase in MA TESOL Graduates

  • Job Markets in Other Countries

  • Immigration/Labor Regulations


Factors that Influence the Job Market

Demand for Qualified Professionals

  • Enrollment Trends in Universities

  • Government Recruitment (EPIK)

  • Local Economy

  • Chinese vs. English


What Types of Jobs Are Available

  • Teaching (K-12, Universities, ESP, Content, Teacher Training, Study Abroad, Test Prep)

  • Writing/Editing of Textbooks

  • Web Design/Maintenance

  • Administration of ESL/EFL Programs

  • Literacy Programs

  • Education for Development

  • NGO’s


If you want a better job……do a better job!


Ask yourself this:

“What can I do now to help qualify me for a better job?”

  • Design curriculum

  • Mentor New Teachers

  • Participate in Professional Development


Thank You

For Additional Information on Woosong:

  • http://vod.woosong.ac.kr/tesol/tesol_intro.htm

  • http://www.wsu.ac.kr/wwwhome/english/about/w_pre_01.html

  • http://www.brianenglish.net/teachersresources.htm


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