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Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages

Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages

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Also known as English as a Second Language Teacher.

Teaches classes in English to students whose first language is a language other than English.


Tasks Include:


  • assessing the extent of language difficulties in students for whom English is a second language
  • teaching students individually and in small groups out of the regular classroom, and assisting students within normal classroom settings
  • teaching students English language skills using a variety of methods including lecture and visual demonstration
  • providing assistance to other classroom teachers by designing special teaching programs for students with English language difficulties
  • designing and producing teaching materials and adapting existing materials
  • preparing course outlines and goals
  • assigning lessons, correcting homework, and preparing and grading exams
Job prospects for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages in Victoria

Occupation in the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages group include Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages

Employment prospects
There are currently 2,200 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively small occupation is expected to remain similar. Employment prospects for the next five years are stable.

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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