School Details - Cape Town
Cape Town is the unofficial capital of South Africa, fondly referred to as the 'Mother City'. It boasts the most beautiful setting of mountain-meets-ocean where the famous Table Mountain watches over the magnificent local beaches known for their international standards. The school is conveniently located on the main road of beautiful Sea Point, a short drive away from the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, the city centre as well as the famous beaches Clifton and Camps Bay. The atmosphere is relaxed, reflecting the laid-back nature of the city itself. In all that we do we have the best interests of our students at heart, this is why we provide the complete range of services including airport transfers , accommodation, trips & tours, social activities, help with visa problems and everything else that a student may ask for. No request is too small!!
About the CELTA
The CELTA - Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults course provides initial training leading to a Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults. It is intended for those without previous experience who wish to enter the profession and for teachers with no previous training in this field. Success in the Certificate has enabled many candidates to obtain their first teaching position: the course is highly regarded by employers as providing sound initial training and a strong basis from which to develop as a teacher of English.
Why THIS Training Course?
- Internationally Recognised Certificate
- Moderated by the University of Cambridge
- Highly Qualified, Experienced Trainers
- Practical Approach to Methodology
- Extensive Supervised Teaching Practice
- Access to a Free Job Recruitment Scheme
- Learners and teachers and the teaching and learning context
- Language analysis and awareness
- Language skills: reading, listening, speaking and writing
- Planning and resources
- Developing teaching skills and professionalism
- Classroom observation
- Teaching practice
Teaching practice is an integral part of the course. This is organised in small groups of 5-6 trainees with volunteer students at two or three different levels. After each teaching practice session an evaluation of the session is led by a course tutor. Trainees are expected to liaise within their groups outside course hours in order to plan teaching practice classes, according to guidelines provided by course tutors.
Situated opposite the school, this freshly-renovated hotel includes a restaurant, rooftop terrace, coffee bar and much more. It is ideal for the international traveller looking for a clean and comfortable room. Situated in the Sea Point area which is extremely popular amongst tourists due to its close proximity to the famous Sea Point ocean promenade, the variety of cafes, restaurants, internet cafes, convenience stores and boutiques.
Dorm, 4-6 pax €115/week, €20/night
Twin, Private, (Incl. breakfast voucher & wifi): €205/week €30/night
Single, private (incl. breakfast voucher & Wi-Fi): €285/week €40/night
Single crash pad: €315/week €45/night
This choice of accommodation is perfect for students wanting to experience the South African culture while learning English. Students are accommodated in a comfortable room either on their own or sharing with a friend. Homestay includes dinner, bed and breaksfast, house keys, wardrobe, and a work / study space. Rooms are standard-size with a weekly change of bed linen.
€200 per week €30 per day
9.00am - 5.30pm including teaching practice
Help for Jobs
Taking the internationally recognised CELTA certificate at our centre will automatically open doors for you all over the world. A recent survey found that 70% of CELTA trainees find work within 4 weeks of finishing the course!
Once accepted onto the course, you automatically gain access to our on-line jobs portal which has access to all jobs posted by over 150 language schools around the world. The benefit of this is that even before you have started the course, you can keep up to date of available teaching positions around the world.
Our experience has indicated that the demand for CELTA trained teachers continues to increase and our school is part of a huge, dynamic World wide web of schools, which has centres all over the world the United Kingdom, Spain, Argentina, Mexico, Thailand and Vietnam to name a few. If you apply to one of these schools in the world organisation, we can organise an interview right here in Cape Town.
Sign up for a CELTA course with us, and you will never be without career opportunities.
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.