Professional Resources

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Links to Job Sites

Here are links to sites for ESL or EFL employment.  The sites are organized according to the most organized and helpful ones.  ESL Voices is not associated with any of these job sites.

The ESL/ EFL Employment Resource SiteThis site allows teachers to check  job opportunities in different  states. Well organized.

HigherEdJobs –  You can search for  job opportunities by profession;  by category;  type; and location. Also has a section for employers to list their jobs.  This site is very well organized, easy to use, and continually updated. It also provides useful information about each specific job listing, such as profiles of  the employers,  application information, including the name and phone number of the contact person. The job listings are for various positions in fields other than ESL.

Academic Careers Online (ACO)Another site  for jobs in education and academia.

ESL Employment Within Colleges and Universities

Often times teachers forget to check the availability of teaching positions in colleges and universities. Even if there are no immediate openings for positions, making an appointment for an interview, and leaving your resume with some of these institutions is a good idea.  When positions do open up, they will have your information available.

The following  colleges, universities, and language schools have  ESL programs, and are located in  the Massachusetts area.  Listings for schools in other areas in the U.S. will be posted periodically. If you have a school that you’d like to recommend, please contact us.


Boston University

Center For English Language and Orientation Programs (CELOP)

University of Massachusetts:
Boston Division of Corporate Continuing and Distance Education (CCDE)
Amherst (ESL)
Dartmouth (ESL)
Tufts University:
Tufts Summer English Language Programs (SELP)
Northeastern University:

English Language Center (ESL)

Bunker Hill Community College ELL  (English Language Learning )

Online Employment

U.S. Colleges/Universities Offering ESL & TESOL Degrees

Listed here are some of the best institutions to obtain a degree in the field ESL. These are located in Massachusetts. As research continues, we’ll find the best places in other states.

Boston University (School of Education)

University of Massachusetts Boston (School of ESL)

Professional Organizations

International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

Open Educational Resources

Professional  Publications & Resources

Educational Research and Reviews

Language Learning and Technology Journal– a journal for second and foreign language professionals.

Language Testing Resources– latest journals and related articles on language testing.

The Internet TESL Journal

Inside Higher Education

International Journal of Arts & Sciences