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 […]
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.
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 […]
Shorter contracts TEFL summer camps are a great option for anyone who is looking for teaching experience but can’t commit to a longer contract. Most TEFL jobs come with yearlong contracts, whereas positions in summer camps generally last between 2 – 12 weeks (ideal for students looking for summer work). You won’t have to drastically […]
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 […]
Once you have completed your accredited TEFL Course you will have your sights set on securing a TEFL job. If you’re still not sure where to go, why not use your official TEFL certificate to spend the warmer months teaching English in summer camps in Europe. On completion of your accredited TEFL course you will […]