TESOL Planet provides the TESOL Teaching community with current TESOL teaching jobs, TESOL Teacher Training, and TESOL Information for those English speaking teachers looking to Teach English as a Second Language around the world. TESOL planet is here to help all TESOL teachers make informed choices about their TESOL teaching career.
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WINTER 2018 PROGRAM DATES: AUGUST 24TH 2018 TO DECEMBER 22ND 2018
Increased interest from Austrian schools thanks to our partnership with the Austrian Ministry of Education has allowed us to offer an additional 20 scholarships to participate in the next program!
The English Teacher Training College and Bilingual Classroom Initiative (ABCi) is a not-for-profit Austrian college with a dual mission: Firstly, as a college to provide a practical education in teacher training for Student Teachers from the English-speaking world based solely on the candidate's academic merit. Secondly, as a charity outreach, to promote language learning, cultural exchange and foster understanding between English-speaking countries and Austria by bringing hundreds of teachers from the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, U.S.A., Canada, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia into Austrian classrooms to reach every child with a free English project by the year 2020.
WHAT WE PROVIDE: A four month English Teacher Training College scholarship covering:
Study towards Trinity College London CertTESOL certificate
TEFL-YL certificate which includes 250 hours of classroom experience
In addition to:
Free accommodation and basic food supplies in student accommodation for the duration of the course
Extended training in communicative language teaching, project work, game-based learning and task-based learning techniques
At least 250 hours of practical teaching experience in Austrian classrooms
Over 20 hours of observed and assessed feedback, including observing more experienced teachers, microteaching video feedback, regular feedback on your own teaching from Senior Teachers, Course Tutors as well as fellow Student Teachers
All course-related transportation in Austria i.e. between campus and school each day
English is the applicant’s first language (i.e. mother tongue) OR is spoken at native level.
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.
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