Become a Teacher

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GET – Become a Teacher

Our TEFL (Trinity CertTESOL) Program is a rewarding teacher training experience designed to place candidates in an authentic teaching environment in the Austrian public education sector. The program combines the academy’s in-house TEFL-YL certificate and Trinity College London’s globally-recognised CertTESOL.  Student teachers complete these two qualifications while teaching English to real Austrian students in real Austrian classrooms.

How To Become A Teacher

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The TEFL (Trinity CertTESOL) Program is a 3 – 4 month, entry-level EFL (English as a Foreign Language) teaching placement. The program aims to provide student teachers with a strong set of practical teaching skills to aid them in the sound application of contemporary language teaching methodologies. The approach to English language teaching emphasised on the program draws on a range of approaches and methodologies broadly considered to constitute best practice in contemporary language learning and teaching, especially for primary and secondary learners. This includes Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and Task-based Learning (TBL) within a communicative language teaching (CLT) framework.

While participating in the program, student teachers will visit dozens of schools, teach hundreds of students and accrue over 300 hundred hours of teaching practice with real students (including a minimum of 15 hours of observed and assessed teaching practice). The vocational nature of the program means that there is a strong focus on practical classroom experience. The GET Academy’s TEFL (Trinity CertTESOL) Program allows student teachers to put theory into practice during their teaching practice sessions at Austrian state schools and develop their theoretical knowledge of language teaching and learning from teacher training sessions at one of our three campus locations. By combining aspects of several established and respected approaches, the program aims to train new teachers to be adaptive to the contextual needs of the learners, the schools, the Austrian national curriculum, and the practices of learners’ main class teachers. Successful completion of the program will not only equip participants with the skills and qualifications to work in the ELT industry, but also instill in them the confidence and authority to be successful ELT practitioners across a variety of fields.

The GET Academy’s TEFL (Trinity CertTESOL) Program is run in partnership with Trinity College London and in accordance with the Austrian national curriculum for English. Upon successful completion of the program, participants who complete all the required coursework will be awarded a TEFL-YL Certificate and the globally-recognised Trinity CertTESOL. These qualifications, along with the program’s extensive practical experience and job placement program, gives participants a headstart over thousands of other job applicants and allows them to choose and follow their own professional pathways. Graduates will be trained to access sources of continued professional development and encouraged to continue developing as teachers long after they leave the program.

AIMS

This entry-level program is a vocational TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) training program which aims to provide student teachers with a strong set of practical teaching skills to aid them in the sound application of contemporary language teaching methodologies. The approach to English language learning emphasised on the program draws on a range of approaches and methodologies broadly considered to constitute best practice in contemporary language learning and teaching, especially for primary and secondary learners. This includes Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and Task-based Learning (TBL) within a communicative language teaching (CLT) framework.

Read more about the TEFL (Trinity CertTESOL) Program in the program syllabus.

Limited Offer – €2000 Scholarships available for the TEFL (Trinity CertTESOL) Program Jan 2019!

As part of our mission to provide a vocational TEFL education to new teachers from around the world based on their academic merit, The GET Academy has a limited number of scholarships available for candidates wishing to participate in our TEFL (Trinity CertTESOL) Program: Winter 2019 (January 4th to April 13th 2019). Successful candidates will receive a €2000 euro scholarship to cover tuition and accommodation while studying in Austria and includes:

  • Full tuition
  • Trinity College London moderation fees
  • Exam fees
  • Shared accommodation for the duration of the program
  • Over 300 hours of teaching practice
  • 150 hours of face-to-face training
  • 15 hours of observed and assessed teaching practice
  • All travel to and from school and the training centre
  • Provision of teaching materials
  • Full use of training centre facilities (printer, photocopier, library etc.)
  • Welcome lunch
  • Graduation dinner
  • Daily tea/coffee

 

A small student contribution of €495* euros is required from scholarship recipients to cover additional course related costs.

*Price excludes € 75 euro security deposit and € 25 printing fee. €75 security deposit is to cover loss/damages to supplied teaching materials and accommodation/training facilities. Security deposits are refundable in full at the end of the course provided the student teacher has not lost/damaged any materials/facilities provided to them and signed for on their student teacher usage agreement.

Fees

– Tuition Fees: €1440

Price includes:

  • Full tuition
  • Trinity College London moderation fees
  • Exam fees
  • Shared accommodation for the duration of the program
  • Over 300 hours of teaching practice
  • 150 hours of face-to-face training
  • 15 hours of observed and assessed teaching practice
  • All travel to and from school and the training centre
  • Provision of teaching materials
  • Full use of training centre facilities (printer, photocopier, library etc.)
  • Welcome lunch
  • Graduation dinner
  • Daily tea/coffee

 

– Shared Accommodation: € 8-/Day

– Printing Fee: 25 euro (payable in cash at Orientation Day)

– Deposit: 75 euro (payable in cash at Orientation Day and refundable in full on completion of the course)*

*75 euro security deposit is to cover loss/damages to supplied teaching materials and accommodation/training facilities. Security deposits are refundable in full at the end of the course provided the student teacher has not lost/damaged any materials/facilities provided to them and signed for on their student teacher usage agreement.

Note: There are no extra costs for travel while participating in the program.