Program Details

Teach, study and travel in beautiful Austria with a non-profit organization while earning an internationally recognized TEFL qualification! Join our TEFL- YL Program (including the Trinity CertTESOL and Cambridge CELT-P)
Location:
Wolfsberg, Austria; Pressbaum, Austria; Vorchdorf, Austria
Program Type:
Teach Abroad
Degree Level:
Gap Year
Duration:
4-6 months
Teach Abroad:
Certification, Placement
Placement Audience:
6-12 years old, 12-15 years old, 15-18 years old, Adults

Program Overview

Program Description:

Teach, study and travel in beautiful Austria with a non-profit organization while earning an internationally recognized TEFL qualification! As a Student Teacher on our TEFL- YL Program (including the Trinity CertTESOL and Cambridge CELT-P) 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 300 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 academic merit and potential as cultural ambassadors, we are able to offer scholarships to qualified candidates to participate in our program. 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. Our Job Placement Program, available during the final two weeks of the course, offers Student Teacher with CV assistance, professional development and resources for finding and applying to TEFL positions around the globe.
 

UPCOMING DATES - APPLY TODAY!

WINTER PROGRAM: AUGUST 28th 2017 to FEBRUARY 17th 2018


WHAT WE PROVIDE

When you earn a scholarship with the English Teacher Training College, you will receive:

  • Trinity College London CertTESOL certification course

  • Cambridge University CELT-P certification course

  • Specific preparation to write the Cambridge English TKT examinations (Modules 1,2,3, CLIL and Young Learners)

  • Red Cross First Aid training and certificate

  • Extended training in communicative language teaching, project work, game-based learning and task-based learning techniques

  • At least 300 hours of practical teaching experience in real Austrian classrooms

  • Over 29 hours of observed and assessed feedback, including observing experienced Senior Teachers, microteaching video feedback, and regular feedback on your own teaching from highly qualified Course Tutors

In addition to:

  • Visa assistance (non-EU candidates)

  • FREE accommodation in student dormitories

  • FREE basic food supplies delivered to dorms

  • All course-related transportation in Austria i.e. between campus and school
     

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • English is the applicant’s first language (i.e. mother tongue) OR is spoken at native level AND the applicant has lived a significant proportion of their life in a native English speaking country

  • At least 18 years of age

  • A demonstrable interest in teaching English and working with children

  • Qualifications which would allow entry to Higher Education in one's home country e.g. English A-Levels, Scottish Highers, Irish Leaving Certificate, U.S. High School Diploma with a good GPA, International Baccalaureate etc

  • Ability and desire to serve as a cultural ambassador for one’s home country

Experience in a non-traditional teaching or non-profit environment such as in summer camps, youth groups, outdoor education, volunteer projects etc will be advantageous, however, all candidates are considered

Setting Description:
Urban and rural settings across Austria, one of the safest and most scenic countries in Europe
Cost:
105 EUR. Due to generous sponsors who support our nonprofit mission in Austria, we are able to offer scholarships to successful candidates. Accepted applicants need only to pay the state required College membership fee of €105. This, along with a €25 printing fee and €75 deposit, is the only money we will ever ask of participants.

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
Accommodation, basic food, teaching materials, certifications and course related travel provided
Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
Scholarships are awarded to successful applicants. Accommodation, basic food, teaching materials, certifications and course related travel provided - value up to €10,000

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