School Details - Tesol Certificate Paris
The TEFL center offers everything you need to experience a successful course. The school is located in the heart of Paris, in proximity of Garden of Luxembourg and Port Royal. It is surrounded by Cafes and Bistros. Although accommodated in a beautiful, historical building, the school reflects modern standards, is well maintained and features bright, attractive classrooms. Our trainees have access to the Internet, to a printer, scanner and a copy machine. In short, everything is there to make the training course an enjoyable experience. The course is led by highly qualified staff with an MA TESOL and years of English teaching experience. Our TEFL trainees come from all over the world to become certified at our center.
There will never be a dull day for you in Paris. The city is synonymous with the finest things that culture can offer - in art, fashion, food, literature, and ideas. Taking the TEFL course in Paris means immersing yourself in the very best of the City of Light: the Louvre, Orsay, Orangerie and Cluny Museums, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Sainte-Chapelle, and Versailles Palace. You'll also enjoy neighborhood walks through the city's historic heart, and quieter moments to slow down and savor the city's intimate cafes, colorful markets, and joie de vivre. The French have mastered the art of living. Join us for some of the greatest moments in your life in Paris.
The TEFL certification course features:
- 120 hours of instructions and teaching practice
- Small groups/individualized training
- Courses every month
- Internationally experienced trainers
- Excellent course material
- Accommodation available
- Arrangements for Airport Services (Pickup/Drop-off) can be made per request
We offer an excellent four-week residential certification program that provides for a high-quality practical training component. The course is open to all individuals who have an excellent command of English, possess the equivalent of at least a high school diploma, and are at least 18 years old.
During the training, there are daily study sessions in which trainees learn EFL teaching methodology and classroom management skills. A great portion of the time is dedicated to preparing classes, teaching EFL students, and evaluating the performance of the TEFL trainees. The EFL students are French citizens or immigrants. They come to the center to be taught.
This intensive course gives you a great return on your investment. It reflects the standard required by the British Council for employment at British Council governed schools. Within four weeks you acquire the skills needed to successfully run an EFL classroom. As our emphasis is on quality, we have a proven track record of our graduates landing jobs with excellent schools around the globe.
TEFL tuition covers:
- TEFL course fees
- Course material (e-book in PDF file format)
- Job placement assistance
- Pre-enrollment and departure advice
TEFL tuition does not cover:
- Course material (hard copy)
- Personal expenses
- Domestic & international flights
- Visa, if required
- Airport pickup (can arrange)
- Medical insurance (can recommend)
Paris has all kinds of housing options available.
Private rooms with Internet and kitchen/bathroom use are available at a rate starting at 750 Euros/month. These rooms are within Paris and easily accessible by metro. The rental agent charges a fee of 150 Euros.
Private rooms are also available on www.appartager.com. This is Paris #1 site for housing needs. For a small fee of approximately 20 Euros, you get access to the landlords and can communicate with them directly by e-mail or even telephone. Many of them speak English. The site has a complete description of the rooms/apartments with pictures. Students may get a lower monthly rate.
A similar site is www.airbnb.com. We have reports that students found great housing there.
Student Residence Hall
Another budget-friendly way of securing housing in Paris is to move into a student-residence hall. They are all over Paris. A private room in such an accommodation is between 400 and 500 Euros/month.
Hostels are another way of living in Paris. You can reserve them on your own.
Looking for your own accommodation is a great way to find exactly what you want, and there is plenty of accommodation available in Paris. Students are encouraged to ask as many questions as they can to get a really good picture of what they can expect from the place they select on their own.
If you want the school to organise accommodation for you, there will be a non-refundable 150-Euro service fee applicable, and the school will provide you with maximum three valid offers.
Week 1: Mon: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm; Tue-Thu: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Fri: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Weeks 2, 3, 4 (ongoing teaching practice): Mon -Thu: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Fri: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Very well-equipped, great location, qualified trainer.
Friendly atmosphere, great working environment, great opportunities for team-work.
Paris is undeniably great destination, great chance to study in a beautiful place.
- Elena Ivina -
Help for Jobs
Our organization has been training English teachers for over 10 years. As a result, we have developed contacts in the industry that will benefit our graduates as they become ready to take up employment in the field of teaching English.
As our emphasis is on quality, we coach our students to perform at their best. And this is what schools want. Consequently, our graduates have been hired by famous English-teaching schools around the world. Education First, Gaba Corporation, Royal Air Force of Saudi Arabia, King Saud University in Riyadh, and International House are just a few of many well-known names.
The school provides the following career support for life:
- Resume/CV/cover letter writing
- Information on how to post on the Internet
- Lists of schools
- Referrals to recruiters
- Referrals to schools
- Contract review
- Departure support
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.