Prices and Dates
Course ref: 2970
Course Type: Cambridge CELTA
Location: Palermo, Italy
Min Age: 18
Maximum Class Size: 12
Exam Board Fee Included:
Class Times: 10:00 - 17:30.
School Details - Palermo
Palermo is the capital of Sicily which is an island with plenty of natural wonders and a chequered history. Ruled by the Greeks, Byzantines, Arabs Normans and Spanish, its colourful history can be seen in the amazing architecture and local customs today. Palermo is a bustling city with lots of local attractions and street food to keep you entertained when you are not in class or preparing lessons!
Established in 1975 the school became affiliated to the International House World Organisation in 1984. It has been offering the CELTA course for over 15 years.
The welcoming and friendly school occupies 2 floors of am historic building in the city centre, near to the main square. The school has WiFi available throughout, air-conditioning and interactive whiteboards in every classroom. There are computers and a library available for self-study. In addition, there is a lovely patio where you can enjoy your breaks as well as a well-equipped kitchen.
The Cambridge CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) is one of the leading, internationally-recognised TEFL qualifications. The qualification is issued by the Cambridge University Examining Board and has been classified as a level 4 qualification by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority.
The course is highly-practical and intensive and your full attendance and participation are course requirements.
On the CELTA course you will learn:
- the principles of communicative teaching methodology
- techniques to develop the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills
- how to present and practise new language
- classroom management
- lesson and syllabus planning
- how to make the most of resources and materials
Monday to Friday for 4 weeks between 10:00 - 17:30.
Applicants must have a good standard of education. Ideally, applicants should have a level of education that would allow them entry into a university. If you do not have this level of education, your range of professional experiences will be taken into consideration. All applicants should have a standard of English to that of a native speaker. Before being offered a place on a course, all applicants will have either a face-to-face or a telephone interview.
The school are happy to help you find accommodation to suit your needs so that you can fully concentrate on the course.
Most host families live near the school. Trainees will get their own private room and share living facilities with family. This accommodation can be on a half-board of full-board basis.
Studio flats or shared accommodation
Apartments are all fully-furnished with WiFi and are located very near to the school.
Help for Jobs
The School offesr help and support finding jobs both in the local area and beyond. The school is well connected to language schools in Sicily and Italy and will help match candidates to suitable roles. Being part of a renowned schools network means that they can offer help finding roles worldwide too.
During the course, you'll have sessions looking at writing a CV, preparing for interviews and choosing a reputable employer. We also look at ways to continue your professional development beyond the course.
Students become members of the alumni and receive a newsletter with information about developing their career further, news from the schools and alumni members.
How to Apply
1. Choose the start date which interests you. If you’re still unsure, please choose an approximate date for now – you will be able to specify later.
2. Register your details with Cactus TEFL (1 minute) to help us track your application.
3. Download the application form and save it on your computer.
4. Complete it offline in your own time
5. Go back to www.cactustefl.com, sign in and submit your completed form.
You can also submit an application by email. We will explain how to do this on the application form. Please contact us if you have any problems with the application procedure.
Map of Palermo, Italy