Teach, Study and Travel in Austria with a Non-Profit!

Teach, Study and Travel in Austria with a Non-Profit!

Are you an English speaker with an interest in working with children and looking to start a career in English teaching? Teach, study and travel in beautiful Austria with a non-profit organization while earning an internationally recognized TEFL qualification! As a Student Teacher on either our Trinity CertTESOL or Cambridge CELT-P courses, you will travel together with your teaching practice group while learning to teach English as a foreign language to young learners. Student Teachers gain over 220 hours of teaching experience in more than twenty different schools across Austria, while experiencing the rich culture of a country with one of the highest standards of living!

As a non-profit with a mission to provide quality teacher training to young people based solely on their academic merit and potential as cultural ambassadors, we are able to offer scholarships to qualified candidates to participate in our program. The only fee we require is a one-off membership fee of €100. Successful candidates will receive, in addition to a place on the program, shared accommodation, basic food supplies, teaching materials and course related travel for the duration of the program.

 

Details

WHAT WE PROVIDE:
TEFL Course (Trinity CertTESOL)
-Trinity College CertTESOL
-Red Cross First Aid training and certificate
-The English Teacher Training College’s Young Learners certificate

TEFL-YL Course (Cambridge CELT-P)
-Cambridge CELT-P
-Specific preparation for Student Teachers to write the Cambridge English TKT examinations (Modules 1,2,3, CLIL and Young Learners)
-Red Cross First Aid training and certificate
-The English Teacher Training College’s Young Learners certificate

In addition to:
-FREE accommodation and basic food supplies in Student Teacher dormitories for the duration of the course
-All course-related transportation in Austria i.e. travel to and from campus/school each day
-Extended training in communicative language teaching, project work, game-based learning and task-based learning techniques
-At least 220 hours of practical teaching experience in Austrian classrooms
-Over 29 hours of observed and assessed feedback, including microteaching video feedback, feedback from Course Tutors, feedback from peers and observing a more experienced teacher

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
TEFL Course (Trinity CertTESOL)
-English is your first language (i.e. mother tongue) OR you speak English at a native level AND have lived the majority of your life in a native-English speaking country
-A demonstrable interest in teaching English and working with children
-A-Levels, Highers, High School diploma, International Baccalaureate etc or higher
-At least 18 years of age
-Ability and desire to serve as a cultural ambassador for one’s home country
-Experience in a non-traditional teaching environment such as summer camps, youth groups or outdoor education will be advantageous, however, all candidates are considered

TEFL-YL Course (Cambridge CELT-P)
-English is your first language (i.e. mother tongue) OR you speak English at a native level AND have lived the majority of your life in a native-English speaking country
-A-Levels, Highers, High School diploma, International Baccalaureate etc or higher
-CELTA/CertTESOL or equivalent AND/OR two years of recent full-time TEFL teaching experience
-At least 21 years of age
-Desire to upgrade skills and experience, particularly with young learners

 

How to apply

Email your CV and a short cover letter explaining your motivation for applying to the Admissions Department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Interviews take place via Skype.

 

Organisation Name

The English Teacher Training College

 

About Organisation

The English Teacher Training College and its associated Bilingual Classroom Initiative (ABCi) is a not-for-profit Austrian college with a dual mission: Firstly, as a college, to provide a world-leading practical education in English teacher training for Student Teachers from the English-speaking world based solely on the candidate's academic merit and potential as a cultural ambassador. Secondly, as a charity outreach, to promote language learning and cultural exchange and to foster understanding between English-speaking countries and Austria. By bringing hundreds of teachers from native-speaking countries into Austrian classrooms, we hope to reach every child with a free English Outreach Project by the year 2020.

 

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