On 10/01/08, unrelated perhaps wrote:
> 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