Summer camps are the perfect way to get started in TEFL. Aside from being a whole lot of fun, they’re a great way of testing the waters to see if TEFL is for you as contracts typically last anywhere from a few weeks to a few months. And if you do decide to pursue longer-term […]
Language camps and summer schools are the perfect option for those who are interested in teaching English on a short-term basis. Popular with both newly-qualified and seasoned EFL teachers, they are a great way to dip your toe into the world of TEFL without committing to a longer contract.
7 Essential Skills Summer Schools Look for in Applicants
Summer schools and language camps are popular for both newly qualified and experienced EFL instructors. It’s a great way to gain some teaching experience with young learners, teach English through fun games and activities and earn some extra money outside of the typical academic year. When considering applications for posts, summer schools will not only […]
A Day in the Life of a Summer Camp Trainer
In July 2015, I spent four weeks volunteering at a TEFL Summer Camp in Brasov, Romania. I was teaching English as a foreign language to children aged between 9-17 years old. This is a typical day at the Summer Camp. 08:00: Wake up and get ready for the day ahead 08:30: Breakfast is served to […]
Summer School Q&A with TEFL Tutor Melissa
When is the best time to look for Summer School positions? I’d say start looking around Easter but you can still find jobs as late as June – this is when Summer School organisers know the real numbers of kids coming to stay. Where are Summer Schools typically located? In Europe and the United Kingdom […]