Instructor Program

Become a certified ESL instructor and operate your own TESOL center

Become Certified In Just Six Days!

Take your TESOL certification one step further. Enroll in our online ESL instructor program and in less than a week you’ll be able to license TESOL candidates to teach English. You’ll train to operate your own TESOL-certified school or work as an ESL instructor for one or more TESOL-certified centers around the world. Courses are offered through Central Overseas Education Services and the cost is $895.00 — a significant reduction from the standard cost of $2995.00. Training sessions will be held throughout the year, with more to be added as interest grows.

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Benefits of enrolling in our ESL instructor program:

  • Learn skills like business and classroom management, curriculum development, and more
  • Expand your work and travel opportunities
  • Work for organizations hiring teacher-trainers, school directors, or work for yourself!
  • Train and license teachers in class or safely from home via distance learning
  • Training includes license and franchise manuals plus a TESOL representative position
  • Upon completion, you’ll be a certified TESOL instructor specialist
  • You’ll receive a university certificate in International Education
  • Earn $300-$400 per day teaching, plus get recruitment commissions

1.) Do I need a degree in English in order to teach English

A: No. You will likely be teaching functional/conversational English and not Shakespeare or Academic English, so a degree in anything is absolutely fine. We can even arrange for you to obtain a degree in a fast-track timetable, along with your TESOL/TEFL certificate. The certificate is your teaching credential and indicates that you are qualified to teach English as a second language since the training focuses on pedagogical technique, ice breakers, and lesson planning.


(2) I have no experience in teaching. Will I have trouble finding a teaching position?

No. Many recruiters seek first time teachers since their thinking is that you haven't made mistakes or are "set in your ways" and thus open to learning and implementing the school philosophy.


(3) What questions am I likely to be asked in an international English teacher interview arranged by the potential employer? Questions are typically the ones listed here and you will be well prepared on the training to answer easily and without effort:

Can you tell me a little about yourself? ...

Why do you want to be a teacher? ...

What's the best way to teach English? ...

What's a challenge you've faced in the classroom? ...

What are some successful teaching methods you use?

Give us a five minute lesson on a topic teaching elementary school children?

What is the most important component in teaching in an international classroom?

How do you "sell" the love of English?

How is your class different from the teaching styles of most teachers?

What do you know about our country seeing as you wish to teach our students?


(4) May I teach online and teach from home?

Yes. The recent changes affecting the delivery of education due to the virus have resulted in a massive increase in online teaching opportunities. Of course as countries re-open, you can also obtain a wonderful package including accommodation and benefits and we teach you what and how to negotiate for the ideal package.


(5) Do you also have job placements?

Yes. We work with international agents and representatives including Embassies to connect you with potential employers. We have also exhibited in various international education fairs with the Government of Canada.


Own Your Own TESOL Training Center

TESOL is one of the most widely recognized certifications in the world. Graduates of our ESL instructor program will not only be able to teach English to speakers of other languages, but their certification will also make them a TESOL business partner and allow them the opportunity to own their own TESOL training center. There are no franchise fees, the certification never needs to be renewed, and you’ll instantly have the opportunity to earn a five-or six-figure income while traveling the world. Graduates of our program will receive first-priority ownership.

Contact Central Overseas Education Services today to take that first step toward your new future.

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