TEFL in Modena, Italy

Date posted:2007-06-29 | Writer: The Benedict School | Email: [email protected]


The Benedict School, Carpi (Italy) has an immediate opening for one EFL instructor. Start Date : September 2007.

A Teacher with degree and TEFL certificate, minimum two year TEFL teaching experience in TEFL school abroad.
Knowledge of Italian is an asset (not a necessity). Please note that due to European employment regulations we can
only consider applications from American, Australian, South African and Canadian teachers with EU passports.

Desired Qualifications :
· Recognized teaching certification (RSA/CELTA, etc...).
· Cross-cultural sensitivity
·Strong classroom management skills/organizational and planning
skills/ability to give clear, concise directions and explanations
· Some proficiency level in a second language preferred (Italian)
· Creativity /Imagination
· Good interpersonal/communication skills
· Minimum teaching experience with adults : 2 years.
· Some teaching experience with small children (welcome but not necessary).
· Experience with blended courses is a plus (with on-line platform; video; internet)

· Instruct students in EFL classes (private students and companies)
· Responsible for class preparation and/or curriculum and lesson planning.
· Keep record books and prepares all related materials: Enrolment and Intake Forms,
Assessments, Evidence of student progress including attendance logs.
· Works with adults in individual, semi-individual and group settings.
· Assists in enrolment and assessment process as indicated.
· Evaluates materials as to their use in the program.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic & friendly mother-tongue teacher who is interested in more than
" coursebook class ", and who are ready to join our great team with the desire and the ability to help our school
to continue growing, given the possibility to grow themselves.

Position details:
Teaching General English to students at all levels up to FCE proficiency and Business English to Business people
("at school" and "at the companies"). Freelance position with guaranteed minimum of 900 hours over a 10 months
contract (from mid-Sept. 07 to mid-July 08).
Teachers normally work more than the guaranteed hours, and can reach 28 - 34 teaching hrs/week.
Working days : Monday to Friday; Saturday : not all year.
Housing :
Accommodation provided by the School ( Large apartment, walking distance from the school, with its own big terrace,

shared by three teachers in single rooms ).
Salary range : Competitive for Italian standards.
Qualified applicants should mail, e-mail or fax a cover letter, CV, 2 letters of reference from a Language School
and a picture to the following E-Mail : [email protected] or by courier to the following address (not later than July
15th ):

Mr. Philippe Bernet
General Manager
Benedict School Srl A. Pio 68
41012 Carpi (MO)
Fax: ++39 059 6221007
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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.


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