Perhaps this is unrelated but I am surprised there are not a
glut of ESL teaching positions in DE due to the number of
immigrants or non-nativing speakers in the state. Some of
the towns are turning into havens for Spanish speakers so
much so that the police forces have been hiring bilingual
officers and employees.
On 9/11/08, Diane wrote:
> Hi fellow teachers, I am considering completing a program
> become an ESL Specialist. I'm already certified for
> Elementary Ed. and have two years of long-term sub.
> experience, but have an interest in ESL, and want to
> increase my marketability.
> Are there opportunities near Wilmington for contract ESL
> positions? Specifically, can one be employed by a
> district, work full-time, and receive benefits? (Most of
> the ads I've seen so far are for ESL tutors; they are paid
> by the hour and it's not clear how many hours they work.
> I'm also not sure if they qualify for benefits). I'm
> to figure out if it is worth it for me to commit to a year
> of ESL classes. (I also live near PA, so if anyone knows
> the deal in PA, please let me know). Thanks so much for
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