Home Tutors (One-to-one Esol)

English Language Partners

Would you like to teach English and support migrants and former refugees in Marlborough as they learn English and integrate into kiwi culture? English Language Partners trains thousands of volunteers across NZ to provide one-to-one ESOL home tutoring - a program that is hugely helpful for people learning English!

The Marlborough branch of English Language Partners is currently recruiting for the March 2022 intake.

Volunteers are paired with a learner and arrange to meet on a regular basis for approximately an hour at a time. During these in-home meetings, tutors and learners practice conversational English in relation to a variety of activities and settings. Along the way, the learner will also learn about NZ culture and customs from the tutor. In addition, as a tutor, you may also have the opportunity to learn about other languages and cultures.

Volunteers of any age are welcome to apply. Applications from young people will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Full training is provided. The next Home Tutor training sessions will be on the 5th, 12th, and 19th March (all Saturdays). All three sessions start at 9am and end at 4pm. You will need to attend all three. Location: Marlborough House, Blenheim.

Volunteers are asked to contribute $40 to the printing of resources, and training.


Prior teaching/tutoring experience is not necessary but it will be beneficial.
Volunteer tutors are not required to be fluent in any language other than English, but this may help.
Awareness and acceptance of cultural diversity is essential. Patience, reliability, and friendliness.
✅ Volunteers will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 for this role.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

Three training days and then between 1 and 3 hours per week.

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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