Tefl Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Education

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Tefl Skills List in Education

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Tefl role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Tefl job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 91% of Tefl job descriptions contained teaching as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

teaching
91%
english
89%
tefl
82%
training
68%
esl
66%
teacher
26%
instructors
19%
young professionals
17%
secondary education
7%
special education needs
5%
tutor
5%
1:1
5%
send
5%
sen teacher
5%
semh
5%
outreach
5%
lsa
5%
ks4
5%
ks3
5%
hlta
5%
gcse tutor
5%
adhoc
3%
general cover
3%
supply
3%
teaching jobs
3%
french
3%
mfl
3%
qts
3%
spanish
3%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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