Interviewing Potential Teachers & Managing Expectations

(10-Minute Presentation)

Interviewing for a TEFL position is different from other types of job interviews. In this presentation we’ll look at interview techniques suitable for our sector and discuss the importance of managing teachers’ expectations.

Interviewing Techniques

(50-Minute Round Table Discussion)

  • Advertising, Filtering & Scheduling
  • CVs and References: Reading between the lines
  • Interviews: in person, by skype, on the phone
  • Providing information
  • Job Offers
  • Polite rejections


María Jesús Moreno Linares

María Jesús graduated in English Philology with a Masters Degree in Bilingual Education. She has been teaching for over 14 years, starting off as an English teacher at private schools and kindergardens before opening her own language school. Since she opened The New Globe School of English CLIL Center in 2008, she has been combining her duties as school- owner and Director of Studies with her passion for teaching English and research into CLIL. She has been recruiting teachers at Spaiwise since 2015.

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Spainwise Teacher Training & Recruitment

Spainwise Teacher Training & Recruitment spearheads initiatives to provide language school owners and teachers of English with safe spaces, both real and virtual, to explore and develop teaching careers in Spain. Among the Spainwise initiatives are face-to-face job fairs in different parts of Spain, teacher training opportunities, an online jobs board and an information website for teachers of English. Spainwise is also a teacher training centre (accredited by Trinity College London).