Hawai'i TESOL

Current Local Opportunities

(Posted Oct 27, 2017)

Central Pacific College


ESL Instructor Position Available in Honolulu, Hawai’i

Central Pacific College, a private language school in Honolulu, is seeking a part-time and/or substitute teacher for the Fall 2017 term.

Part Time and Substitute Teacher Hours can be: 9-11 AM, 11 AM - 1 PM, 1-3 PM, 3-5 PM

Minimum Qualifications: 
- B.A. Degree in a relevant field (English, ESL/SLS, Education, TESOL, Applied Linguistics)
- 1-2 years of classroom teaching experience
- Working knowledge of TBLT (Task-Based Language Teaching) and the communicative method and how to apply it in the ESL classroom.

*Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications or do not reside on Oahu need not apply.

Potential candidates please send a resume and a brief cover letter outlining experience and interest in the position to gisidro@cpcenglish.com.

Depending on performance and availability, this position may lead to a regular teaching position at our school.

(Posted Nov 7, 2016)

Experienced Part-Time ESL Instructors at Global Village Hawaii


Global Village Hawaii, the state's premier private language school, is accepting applications for qualified and experienced part-time English Language Instructors. 

  • Must be available M-F for either a morning or an afternoon schedule
  • Must reside locally


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.A. in ESL/SLA/SLS, or related B.A. with ESL Certification
  • Experience teaching ESL

Desired Qualifications

  • M.A. in TESOL, ESL/SLA/SLS, or Applied Linguistics
  • 2 years of experience teaching ESL

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and hours of availability to jkunning@gvenglish.com.

Visit our website at http://www.gvenglish.com/schools/hawaii/index.htm.

(Posted Oct 24, 2016)

UH is hiring for another position at the COE in MLL.


(Posted June 22, 2016)

Casual Hire Instructors for ESL Training at KCC

See: 2016 June Kapiolani Job.docx for details.

Contact Edwin Timoteo at etimoteo@hawaii.edu or 734-9152.

(Posted Feb. 29, 2016)

TLC for Kids is looking for ESL and JAPANESE teachers.

TLC classes take place 2-6PM (M-F), and 9AM-1PM (Saturday).
We would like to hire highly motivated, energetic, fun persons to lead our classes.

The following are the requirements for this position:

Must be fluent in Japanese. (if you apply for a Japanese teacher position)
Must be a good singer! (we teach through music)
Have a BA degree. 
Have 2 years teaching experience. (Preschool or kindergarten experience is PLUS!)
Have a high level of commitment and trustworthiness.

This position is part time (Possibility of full time employment)
Compensation: $25/hour
To apply, please email your resume to toru@tlcforkidsusa.com

Toru Funatsu

TLC for Kids
1314 S. King Street. Suite 1460,
Honolulu, HI 96814

(Posted Dec 3, 2015)

International Mid Pac College (IMPAC)

Local English language school, located in the Ala Moana area, seeking experienced English instructors available to teach from both short term programs and long term programs. Pay is a competitive hourly rate.

English Language Instructors (Long Term)

January 6 - March 24

Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm


English Language Instructors (Short Term)

January (1 month or 1 week program) or February (1 month or 2 week program) 

Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm  and/or 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


- B.A. and at least one year of relevant teaching experience and/or an ESL/EFL Teaching certificate or equivalent training and/or experience 
- M.A. or M.A. in progress in TESOL or a related field with two or more years of relevant teaching experience 

-Current BA/MA TESOL, SLS students encouraged to apply


Looking for candidates:
-with experience teaching (preferred)
-who are energetic, enthusiastic, and with a friendly demeanor

-who are professional, reliable, committed, responsible, and flexible 
-able to work independently with minimal supervision
-able to navigate curriculum, student learning outcomes, and program goals
-able to engage different levels of language learning students in various class/group activities with confidence and ease

Not ready to teach the class? We are also accepting applications for excursions and activity leaders.

Please email impacds@gmail.com with a cover letter, resume/CV, and available weekdays/hours.

(Posted August 18, 2014)

Are you a passionate, energetic, innovative educator? Do you love learning as much as you love teaching? If so, EF is the place for you! EF International Language Schools is the world's largest language institution with schools and offices in over 50 countries and over half a million students per year worldwide.

With EF, teaching in Honolulu is just the beginning! We have opportunities in language schools and in offices around the world.  We promote from within and some of the top people in our company began as teachers. Start your journey with us today! EF Honolulu is hiring part-time teachers with training and substitute opportunities to begin in June. The position requires the candidate to be available Monday through Friday during the day. 


  • 4-year degree in English / TESOL / Applied Linguistics; equivalent experience or certification is acceptable.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to work with multicultural, intergenerational groups
  • Organizational skills 


  • Master’s degree/certification in TESOL / English / Applied Linguistics
  • 3+ years of teaching EFL/ESL
  • Overseas teaching experience
  • Knowledge of exam preparation and/or ESP topics
  • Extensive experience with technology in the classroom 

 Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Becky Langseth at Becky.Langseth@ef.com

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ESL Teacher for Cambridge (FCE/CAE) Course (Honolulu)

Global Village Hawaii, the state's premier private language school, is seeking a qualified and experienced English Language Teacher for our Cambridge Exam Preparation Course (FCE/CAE). Teachers must be creative and engaging, and must be available M-F in the morning. Experience teaching advanced grammar or working with European students is a plus.

Minimum Qualifications:

- B.A. in TESL, Applied Linguistics or a related field with a TESL Certificate
- 1 year experience teaching ESL
- Our Cambridge courses run in the morning, so morning availability is required.

Desired Qualifications:

- Master's Degree in TESL or Applied Linguistics
- 2+ years experience teaching ESL
- Cambridge FCE/CAE experience is strongly preferred

Interested candidates: please send your cover letter, resume, to
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