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English Teaching Positions with I Can Read, Myanmar starting January 2020

Published: 8 Nov, 2019
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I Can Read

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Myanmar, Yangon and Mandalay
Full time

Job title

English Language and Literacy Teacher

Job description

I Can Read, Myanmar is a hiring Native English Teachers to join their teams in Yangon and Mandalay starting January 2020!

I Can Read teaches ESL and English Literacy to students aged 2.5–13 years old through our fun and unique teaching methodology. We teach all areas of ESL, combined with our unique approach to phonology and literacy to give students all the skills needed to be confident and proficient in English. Classes are designed to be interactive, activity based and focused on individual student needs and progress.

Our curriculum and methodology were designed over 15 years of research by education psychologists, and we have been enriching the lives of students in Asia for 19 years.We provide a comprehensive training programme, plus all the curriculum and materials you need to teach exciting lessons.

We have learning centres in 14 countries and offer opportunities for professional growth and career advancement. Find out more at

Main Responsibilities -
• Teaching speaking and listening skills using our ICR ESL curriculum and materials
• Teaching pre-reading skills to children using our unique literacy system
• Teaching reading and comprehension skills
• Teaching writing skills including grammar, narratives, editing and publishing
• Teaching oral presentation and communication skills
• Help children develop social skills and positive classroom behaviour
• Conducting pre-enrolment assessments for new students
• Participate in marketing events
• 5-day working week (usually Wednesday to Sunday) with 2 consecutive days off mid-week
• Maximum 40 hour working week
• Maximum 25 teaching hours per week
• Maximum 15 hours admin work/marketing events per week
• I Can Read students attend our Learning Centres twice a week for 90 minutes each lesson, once per week with the native English-speaking teacher and once per week with the local Burmese teacher

Salary and benefits

Salary between USD 1500-1800

+ Furnished accommodation provided (Sharing with one other teacher. Private bedroom and shared common areas)
+ 10 days paid annual leave per year plus paid public holidays
+ End of contract bonus of one month’s base salary
+ End of contract flight reimbursement of up to USD 1100
+ Hospitalisation insurance for illness and accident
+ Working visa
+ Full teacher training programme in Singapore

Teachers will be paid USD 350 to attend this training. Accommodation in Singapore and the flight from Singapore to Myanmar are also provided by the company.


• Bachelor’s degree
• Teaching certificate (B.Ed, TESOL/TEFL, CELTA/DELTA etc)
• Native English speaker
• from USA, UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa
• At least one year’s teaching experience preferred
• Clean criminal background check
• Happy to work with young learners from 2.5 years old and above

How to apply

If you are interested in applying please email the following to -

• Current resume
• Copy of your Bachelor's degree
• Copy of your CELTA/TEFL/TESOL or equivalent
• Copy of your passport
• Copy of your criminal background check
• A recent photo

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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