Learning the art of giving a good self-introduction applies to anyone and everyone. Be it a student or a teacher, introducing yourself becomes an art that can be mastered only by practising again and again. Imagine putting yourself in your student’s shoes and how nerve-wracking it get when you have to give an introduction to put a lasting impression. To deal with this concern, this blog focuses on highlighting some useful tips on self introduction of a teacher to get an edge over other teaching candidates.
Tips to Introduce Yourself as a Teacher
Remember that as a teacher, it becomes your prior responsibility to put forward an exemplary introduction. So that, your students can take you as an inspiration and find confidence in boosting their introductory conversation.
As it is said that confidence is the key to success. Make sure while presenting yourself in front of the interviewer you are radiating with confidence. Understand what the interviewer wants and needs to know from you, process it, and answer your introductory question with improvisation to make an impression.
English Teacher Self Introduction Sample
You may follow the sample for an English Teacher self-introduction given below to use it as a reference for your introduction.
|Hello everyone, My name is Sarah and I am excited to be here with all of you as your new English teacher. I am a native English speaker and I have been teaching English as a second language for 5 years now. I have a degree in English Language and Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where I also completed my TEFL certification. Having grown up in a multicultural household myself, I understand the challenges that come with learning a new language and I strive to create an engaging, supportive and inclusive learning environment for my students. My teaching approach is focused on building students’ confidence and helping them develop their communicative skills. In my free time, I enjoy reading English literature, travelling and exploring new cultures. I am always eager to learn from my students about their own cultures and interests.I look forward to meeting every one of you and embarking on this English language learning journey together.|
To introduce yourself as a teacher, you would need to first state your full name and nationality. Later you should continue by stating your educational background, certifications, and other relevant details to highlight your strengths.
While other details like full name, qualification, and skills information remain the same in the introduction. Stating your certification of TEFL will put you in a strong position to be shortlisted as the teacher.
Some of the effective opening lines for introduction are: It’s a pleasure to meet you; my name is, Delighted to make your acquaintance, Allow me to introduce myself, I’d like to extend a warm welcome.