Job Teaching English in Italy (3)

Date posted:2015-05-21 | Writer: The English Studio | Email: [email protected]

The English Studio is looking for a native-level EFL teacher for the new academic year, staring in September 2015. Set in Foligno, a lively town in the Umbrian countryside, we offer hourly English lessons from Monday to Friday to students of all ages and abilities. For those with a flare for the arts, there is the opportunity to conduct additional activity classes in the attic space - art/theatre/music/dance/etc. - once timetables are fixed.

Weekends are free and the majority of lessons are between 15:00-20:00, with occasional morning classes; no class exceeds six students per hour.

There are three classrooms and an attic space, and teachers are free to select the space which best fits each class. Work goes on walls and creativity is encouraged.

The syllabus for children follows the scheme of Trinity level qualifications, and we offer a wide selection of exam preparation.  All resources for examination-based study are available within the school, as well as a large selection of additional classroom materials.

Main Responsibilities:

-Maximum of 30 teaching hours per week

-Monday to Friday classes (no weekend classes)

-Teach children, teenagers and adults

-Keep up to date with exams for preparation courses

-Conduct classes that are fun and engaging

-Provide daily overview of classes

-Occasional field trips

-Possibility of local school collaboration

Requirements:

-Bachelors Degree

-TEFL certificate or equivalent required (at least 120 hours)

-EU passport

How to Apply:

Send the following to the email address given on the job heading:

-Cover letter

-CV

-Recent photo

-Degree & TEFL certificates (scan)

-Passport photo page (scan)

In July 2015 we are holding a three week Summer Camp in the nearby town of Trevi. If you are interested in this post, it would be great to get on board with this opportunity to see if it is the place for you!

Tel: +39 335 570 1928

 

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching.

 

The beginning of each new course is a crucial step to firstly establish rapport with the class but also to set the tone for the rest of the course. At some point I will come across students who are reluctant to talk and don´t want to participate in the class. The skills that an EFL teacher need to have to cope with students like this are many. Its important to have many options available.This unit discusses ways in which to monitor and evaluate a students progress and language level. One aspect mentioned in this unit is the use of evaluate by the students, something which I think as a new teacher will be extremely important for me. Also included is a useful example of a placement test and a brief description of some language exams which some students may be studying to take.

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