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TESOL Canada does not warrant that the information offered here is comprehensive or complete. Fresh updates are added on weekly basis. TESOL Canada is not an employment agency & does not provide teachers’ placement services, legal assistance or legal advice to teachers, recruiters or institutions. We hope the information provided here is helpful but it not a substitute for professional assistance.

 

TESOL Canada is a members-based standards accreditation organization. It does not offer TESOL diplomas or certificate programs to students. Applicants are advised to contact one of the accredited institutions.

 

1. How can I post job ads on TESOL Canada's Web site?
2. How much does it cost to post ads?
3. What does "TESOL Canada 's Employment Policy" mean?
4. Can TESOL Canada forward my ads to TESOL Canada members?
5. If I send my ads to TESOL Canada, can you put me in touch with some suitable candidates?
6. My school frequently needs teachers. Can TESOL Canada provide me with qualified teachers?
7. We are about to hire an ESL/EFL teacher. How much should we pay? What kind of qualifications should we require?
8. We don't have jobs to offer, but we would like to advertise our teachers education program. 
9. We wish to develop a teachers’ education program at our institution. How can TESOL Canada accredit us?
10. How can a Canadian Company offer its courses abroad?
11. How can International Schools represent TESOL Canada programs?
12. What are the advantages of TESOL Canada’s Membership & Accreditation?
13. How can an institution apply for accreditation?

 

1. How can I post a job ad on TESOL's Web site?

TESOL Canada's online Jobs & Career Center enables schools to post their jobs. To monitor legitimate offers, administrators will complete the required "Job Placement Request Form" and attach their relevant Job offer to their message.  Offers will be reviewed and once approved will be posted among the Job Listings of TESOL Canada. 

 

2-How much does it cost to post an ad?

Posting a job on "Jobs & Career Centre" page is Free. 

 

3-What does it mean to comply with TESOL Canada's Employment Policy? 

The text of all jobs advertised in TESOL Canada is reviewed for compliance with all applicable Canadian Federal & Provincial regulations and local bylaws related to employment and hiring process. As TESOL Canada graduates may work in Canada & abroad, USA Employment laws are also respected.
Some of applicable USA Federal laws are:

TESOL Canada does not permit job advertisements that refer to the candidates' race, sex, color, national origin (except regarding the visa policies), ethnicity, religion, native language or language background, medical or health condition including HIV/AIDS, gender identity, or sexual orientation. TESOL Canada reserves the right to review and edit job advertisements for compliance with this policy.

 

In recognition of global diversity and academic and institutional freedom, TESOL Canada acknowledges the right of individual institutions, both public and private, to hire under their own policies, local laws, and culture. TESOL does not review and is not responsible for employers' Web site content, printed materials, or any information the company has posted outside the confines of TESOL Canada's Jobs & Career Centre page.

 

TESOL Canada does not evaluate any organization and assumes no responsibility or liability for the employers' hiring practices, workplace facilities, or employment conditions. Only when provided with verified documentation on an institution that has been legally cited for noncompliance with local laws, will TESOL Canada consider rejection or removal of an advertisement from such an institution. Applicants and employers agree not to hold TESOL responsible for any claims, damages, or losses incurred by the applicant, employer, or any other party as a result of the use of TESOL Canada's Jobs & Career services page.

 

TESOL reserves the right to refuse ads or edit ads for compliance.

 

4. Can TESOL Canada forward my ad to the TESOL Canada members?

No, TESOL Canada does not forward job ads to its members. Ads are displayed on TESOL Canada’s online job board and published in our monthly electronic newsletter. 

 

5. If I send my ad to TESOL, can you put me in touch with some suitable candidates?

As an Association, TESOL must remain impartial and cannot recommend candidates.

 

6. My school frequently needs teachers. Can TESOL Canada provide me with qualified teachers?

TESOL Canada does not offer placement services for teachers or recruitment services for ESL/EFL employers. You may post regular ads on the online Jobs & Career Center and at the TESOL Canada’s monthly publication.  

 

7. We are about to hire an ESL/EFL teacher. How much should we pay? What kind of qualifications should we require?

You can obtain general information about salary and benefits ranges for teachers in Canada from Statistics Canada & in the United States from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

 

8. We don't have jobs to offer, but we'd like to advertise our teachers education program. How can we advertise with TESOL Canada?

TESOL has several advertising opportunities available for teachers education programs such as Banner or Display Ads, Adwords, and few other options. For more information, please contact us. 

 

9. We would like to develop a teacher education program at our institution. How can we get started? How can we get accredited or recognized by TESOL Canada?

TESOL Canada assists in implementing TESOL Canadas’ Standards through teacher training programs worldwide. TESOL Canada provides workshops and short-term programs for teacher’s education at your institution (Online) to become TESOL Canada Certified Trainers TCCT of TESOL programs. For more information, please contact us 

 

10. How Can a Canadian Institution Offer its TESOL courses abroad? 

Canadian schools willing to offer their programs abroad may provide this service either through Online Education or a local Physical School Representation abroad. In either case, Canadian Institutions need Canadian Government's Approval regarding foreign investment regulations, overseas income tax declarations, foreign employments, sanctions if any and policies relevant to the particular country in which your school is trying to operate in. Canadian Schools will also require being approved by local authorities within the hosting country to run a licensed institute. In addition to governmental permits, most countries require TESOL Canada’s accreditation as a sign of quality program to be offered in their communities and cities.  TESOL Canada's advising council can guide your institution from operation set up to accreditations and courses delivery stage. 

 

11. How can International Schools in Asia, Europe or the Middle East offer TESOL Canada approved programs in their countries?

International Schools can apply to become accredited representatives of TESOL Canada abroad. By going through the process of Program Approval, Standards Regulations, and School's Accreditation, foreign schools may start providing TESOL Canada programs in their cities.  

 

12-What are the advantages of becoming a TESOL Canada Accredited Member?

Benefits of Membership & Accreditation

International TESOL Journals
Updates on Conventions and Seminars
Teachers Trainings in 12 Languages 
Postgraduate Diplomas & Certificates
Upgraded Standards, Higher Qualifications and Principles
Teachers Life Insurance, Liability Insurance & Group Coverage 

Networking with Other Institutions

Programs Sharing & Networking
Students Exchange Programs for Practicum & Observation
Graduate Programs and Masters through Affiliated Universities

 

13. How can an institute apply for membership & accreditation?

After the complete evaluation of Institutions TESOL Programs, approval of their Standards, teachers credentials, modes of courses delivery and usage of the online technology TESOL Canada will then be able to certify or deny proposed programs. Once approved schools may apply for accreditation of their programs aligned with TESOL Canada Principles. Minimum accepted hours in Canada & USA is 150-hour with General and 300-hour with Advanced Standard. To apply, please complete "Initial Accreditation Package". 

 

14. What are different TESOL standards offered by TESOL Canada?

Up until December 2015, TESOL Canada had only been presented a 300-hour TESOL Standard Program. To the request of many of our students, peers and member institutions, effective January 2016 additional standards were added:

 

General Standard: (Only for Overseas Employments - Not for Canada & USA)
Certificate Program: 150 hours - Includes 100 hours of Theory & 50 hours of Practicum.

Advanced Standard: (For Employments in Canada, USA or Overseas)
Certificate Program: 300 hours including 150 hours of Theory & 150 hours of Practicum.

TESOL Trainer Standard TCCT: (For Employments in Canada, USA & Overseas)
Diploma Program: 450 hours- with 250 hours of Theory and 200 hours of Practicum. 

Mastery Standard: (For Employments in Canada, USA or Overseas)
Postgraduate Diploma PGD in TESOL: 650 hours- 400 hours of Theory & 250 hours of Practicum. 

 

For any additional inquiry, please call or email us. To register your school, please follow the link here. 

Call us at 1 (888) 360-3113

Email: info (AT) tesolcanada . ca

Advantages of Membership & Accreditation

International TESOL Journals  
Updates on Conventions and Seminars 
Teachers Trainings in 12 Languages 
Postgraduate Diplomas & Certificates
Upgraded Standards, Higher Qualifications and Credits
Teachers Life Insurance, Liability Insurance & Group Coverage 

Networking with Other Institutions

Programs Sharing & Networking Among Members 
Students Exchange Programs for Practicum & Observation
Graduate School Programs Through Affiliated Universities