What is a TEFL teacher's job description?

A TEFL teacher teaches "English as a Foreign Language" (EFL) - also called English as a Second Language (ESL).

Potential EFL employment situations

EFL employers cover a wide spectrum of types. The list below is typical:

Potential countries and cultures

TEFL teachers are found the world over. They may be teaching English to students in English-speaking countries (think America, Australia, UK) or in non-English-speaking countries (think Chile, Egypt, France, Thailand). Different countries - different cultures.

TEFL teacher job description/responsibilities

Inevitably, TEFL teacher job descriptions vary according to the employment situation and country/culture. The list below is typical for many but not all cases. (Clearly, a teacher's responsibilities in a kindergarten would vary significantly from those in a university.) In general, a TEFL teacher is expected to:

(teaching duties)

(admin duties)