eTEFL Online Self-Study Mentorship Course

Working Through the eTEFL Online Self-Study Mentorship Course – Part 2

The eTEFL Online Self-Study Mentorship Course


Hello and welcome back to part 2 of my blog series!

My name is Thapelo Ntlhabo and I am from South Africa.

I am in the process of building my TEFL career and I have been offered a temporary TEFL-related gig by which I would like to share with you.

My assignment is to test drive their self-study Mentorship Program and then write (or report back) about it here in this space.

You can read Part 1 of my series here


WEEK 2 – Session 2 – Resume and Intro Video


Step 1. Create a teaching email address = ✅

Step 2. Take two high-quality photos = ✅

Step 3. Create a Skype & Zoom accounts using your new email address (in 1.) = ✅

Step 4. Create the following accounts and link them to your bank account:
a) PayPal = ✅
b) Wise = ✅

Step 5. Write your resume (CV) – use the template provided as reference = Loading…….😁

Step 6. Write one video script targeting potential adult students on a public freelance platform and proceed to record the video = Loading……😁


And that is Session 2 in a nutshell!


I hope to wrap up steps 5 and 6 this week. It is just that I had a busy-ish weekend and could not complete them. For Session 2 the main point was the primacy of the Introduction Video. As our instructor (via video) put it: “. ..the Introduction Video is the gateway into students discovering who you are as a teacher and what you have to offer. ” Therefore it must be damn good. It must stand out. After going through Session 2, I must admit, I now feel I am ready to receive those US dollars!


Next week I will report back on Session 3, which is about preparing for that possible job interview.


You can find out more about the Mentorship Program here


The Self-Study Mentorship Program is included in all Standard Programs including the Standard Online Teacher Training Program for people who are just starting out and the Standard Mentorship Bundle for people who already have a TEFL, TESOL, or CELTA certificate but need help in launching their online teaching careers.

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