Erasmus TEFL internship

Erasmus TEFL Internship Requirements

TEFL Internships are available for Erasmus+ students. You can apply if you are a language student, or a student of any other degree. We look for dynamic, personable, and proficient to native level speakers of English.

For those that are no longer university students, we also offer 1-month teaching assistantships in Barcelona, Madrid, and Valencia with a complete online Advanced and accredited TEFL course (to complete over a 6- to 12-week period: online and on-site for more flexibility).

Please note that you need to be an EU Passport holder to partake in our programmes in Spain, as we are unable to help with visa applications being a UK based company.

 
Stages Description
Induction & Guidance TEFL Trainer provides you with the skills, knowledge, confidence and experience to forge a successful career Teaching English as a Foreign Language, thanks to its platform and the partner school’s environment, guidelines for all the lessons you teach and coaching from the team on site. During the internship, you will receive reminders form TEFL Trainer regarding your progress on the platform or your reflective diaries.
Comprehensive Supporting Material During your induction you are given the opportunity to observe classes. You will see first hand how to use the teaching materials, learn effective time management skills and how the one to one lessons are delivered. At this point you will be given all your supporting material: teacher guidelines and books for every course level and course type so that you can focus on your students and your development, and not just material and lesson planning.
Feedback & Training This teaching programme is all about: gaining experience, observing, and studying. An appointed teacher at the partner school will observe you as you take your first classes, offering guidance and feedback. As you develop you will amass teaching experience of both General English and Exam Preparation classes. You will acquire in-depth subject knowledge of all the main exams such as FCE, IELTS, Trinity and more, depending on the partner school.
Gaining TEFL Experience Through your experience in the classroom you will quickly begin to understand the subtleties and nuances of teaching English as a foreign language, TEFL. You will notice the common mistakes that many language learners make and how to help them overcome them, this is simply not possible on an online or theory only course.
Complementary Online TEFL Course Your practical experience is consolidated, complemented and enhanced by the Advanced & Online TEFL Course. The instructive units, interactive exercises, grammar videos, phonetics videos, teaching techniques, and wealth of resources are the backbone of your theoretical development and contribute to your continued assessment and ultimate Accredited and Advanced TEFL certification.

 

Gaining Experience and Becoming Certified go hand in hand

To successfully complete the programme and receive your Accredited  TEFL Certification you are required to:

    • Submit 6 short assignments (400 words each) in the form of reflective diaries or on other topics as agreed with your Development Coordinator, Online Mentor, or Onsite Headteacher.
    • Complete all required tasks and units on the Online TEFL Course.
    • Achieve a positive report from your school confirming that you are a competent teacher and a reliable team member. It is important to attain an acceptable level in these disciplines as any future employment will demand these two qualities.
    • Sit 6 formal exams which include Lesson Plans, formal Class Observations and Language Awareness exams (on Grammar, Phonetics, Syntax, Spelling, and the CEFR), online.

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I really enjoyed the blend of online training with teaching in Madrid, giving me a chance to implement what I had learnt. The reflective diaries were also really helpful to delve deeper into the theory behind teaching.

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Beth M. Madrid

The TEFL trainer is a great course and provided me with a wonderful experience teaching in Madrid.

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Emma S. Madrid

This work experience of teaching was really perfect for me. I had no experience in that sector but the staff helped me a lot.

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Clémence J. Madrid

During my TEFL training in Valencia I gained a lot of new knowledge and fantastic experiences.

The TEFL trainer programme covers all neccessary topics to make you a confident and well prepared teacher.

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Denise P. Valencia

Upon arrival at the language school in Madrid, the head teacher quickly introduced me to their style of teaching and materials used, and by the second day, I was taking my own classes.

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Marianne O. Madrid

It was a challenging and rewarding experience. The online lessons were perfectly dosed, neither too short nor too long with a variety of contents.

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Sylvie D. Madrid