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Welcome toTEFL TOWN!
What will I get out of this program?
Why get TEFL Certified?• Travel the world while making money• Get away from the 9 to 5 world (have a flexible schedule)• Keep your current job and have additional income• Cultural experience - meet students from around the world• Recession-proof employment (one of the few industries that is growing at this time)• Open doors to self-employment opportunities• Unique non-corporate environment that provides positive reinforcement in a stress-free atmosphere
Why choose BAE over any other school?
Why choose BAE?• We are accredited by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continued Education and Training), which means: > A commitment to the highest standards of instruction > Regular, objective, third-party professional evaluations ensuring that our high standards are maintained > International recognition of ACCET• We have an active ESL school ( you are required to observe real ESL classes)• 54% of our current Intensive English Program teachers are TEFL program alumni Continued >
Why choose BAE? (Cont.)• We offer an academically demanding course in a family-like atmosphere• We have a great reputation here and abroad• You teach “real” ESL students who take your classes for free• You get real world classroom experience unlike an online certificate program• We have been teaching ESL since since 1993• We are a close-knit community and keep in touch long after the course is over
About our program…
Full-Time:• 120 hours (includes 6 hours of practice teaching):• Meets from Monday to Thursday for 4 weeks ( 10-5)• 12 programs a yearPart-Time:• 96 hours (includes 6 hours of practice teaching):• Meets every Saturday for 12 weeks (9-6)• 3 programs per year
How will I know how I am doing?
How will I know how I am doing?You will be assessed based on:• Attendance• Participation in class• Written and reading assignments• Teaching skills in the ESL classroomYou are informed throughout the course about your progressvia written, one-on-one evaluations of your teachingperformance, oral feedback as well as mid-term evaluations.
Does BAE provideemployment assistance?
Does BAE provide employment assistance?Absolutely! Depending on your performance in TEFL, we offer:• References• Access to quality job postings as well as tried and true online resources offering job opportunities• Support from TEFL Program alumni who are presently, or have recently found employment in-country and abroadWhether you are interested in teaching abroad or inthe U.S., you can always count on hearing from someone who isdoing what you want to do in the place of your interest.
OK, what do I do next?