English Language Instructor, AUA Open Education


Position Name: English Language Instructor

Opening date: 03/10/2023

Application Deadline: 03/31/2023

Employment Type: hourly pay range

Job Location:  Yerevan, Armenia


Job Location:  Yerevan, Vanadzor, Gyumri, Yeghegnadzor, Dilijan, Stepanakert, Kapan, Goris.


AUA Open Education is looking for highly qualified English Language Instructors to teach English courses for adults (e.g., General English for levels 1-6). The classes give students the opportunity to improve their all-around ability in English. Our courses are designed to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills while providing a strong foundation of vocabulary and grammar. 

"Open Education (OE) is the non-degree educational program of the American University of Armenia (AUA), especially geared for meeting the educational needs of individuals from diverse backgrounds and professions, as well as governments and corporate organizations. OE offers a comprehensive range of courses and certificate programs, including language classes, test preparation courses, and a wide range of professional development training. Through its regional centers around Armenia, OE expands opportunities for locals to thrive and contribute to the development of their communities. Additionally, OE provides testing services on behalf of various standardized tests for college admission and exams for international professional certification."


  • Use provided training materials to plan and conduct English language classes
  • Use a variety of teaching techniques and approaches, to develop students’ listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills 
  • Adjust teaching techniques and approaches to the student's individual learning styles and professional needs
  • Identify students with specific needs and develop tailored strategies for them
  • Administer exams and assessments, and conduct other informal or formal evaluations of students’ learning progress
  • Apply classroom management techniques to provide a respectful, student-centered environment conducive to learning
  • Assist with the recording of audio or video materials to be used in conjunction with established language training curricula or as ancillary resources for self-directed student study
  • Write progress reports for students
  • Undertake administrative tasks, such as keeping student registers and attendance records
  • Cooperate with the Open Education administrative and teaching staff (e.g., class scheduling finalization, participation in marketing events for the language school)
  • Perform other duties as assigned or deemed necessary


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in a foreign language, linguistics, or a related field
  • Minimum two years of full-time teaching experience 
  • Experience integrating instructional technology in teaching and assessment
  • Preferably a native speaker of the English language
  • Knowledge of Armenian is preferred
  • Knowledge of contemporary pedagogy in the area


Preferred Qualifications:

  • TEFL or TESOL certification such as the Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) 


Note: There is an option to teach not only in your place of residence but also in communities around it where Open Education centers are located. 

Application procedure: Qualified candidates should submit a brief cover letter, CV, and contact information of three references to [email protected] with the subject heading “English Language Instructor, AUA Open Education”.

AUA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active non-discrimination program within the institution.