Career advice for TEFL
Particularly, but by no means exclusively, for those beginning a career in TEFL (TESOL), we include ELT careers advice as an integral part of our courses.
The International House World Organisation is the most internationally-recognised group of language schools in the world, with over 160 schools in 50+ countries, so the opportunities for work worldwide are unparalleled by any other teaching organisation.
During the course
Job counselling during your course includes:
- Help with effective CVs (resumes)
- Job-search tips
- What you can expect from a language school
- What language schools expect of you
- Job adverts
- Internet sites for job vacancies
- Lists of language schools
- Interview preparation
- Advice on teaching young learners
- Advice on teaching business students
- Advice on visas, work permits and residence permits
- Advice on contracts
- Information about continuous professional development and your career path as a professional EFL teacher
The help we can provide with a career in TEFL does not end when your course finishes. After your course ends, we can provide:
- Help and advice on a wide range of subjects relating to teaching English around the world – join our Facebook group to keep up to date
- Personalised references
- Assistance in writing your CV
“I would like to thank IH Cape Town for the beautiful time. I had the possibility to get to know amazing people from different countries of the world.”
"I am able to say that I'm a better person because of Ih Cape Town. Ih Cape Town offered me the opportunity to meet new people; to be more open-minded and I am really thankful for it."
Elizabeth Djanie Badjoko-Wa-Lileko
“Ih Cape Town is an amazing English school. It’s location in Sea Point makes it a safe place, with a safe surrounding. Teachers are awesome. Each teacher has unique qualities and is very loveable. I don’t regret any second I spent here. I truly fell in love with the school and with Cape Town.”
Salmah Hani. Sait
"I really improved my conversation and my English level. I met a lot of new friends. I am delighted about the school and the teachers."
"Ih is an amazing school. The teachers do their best to make sure that we students learn the language in a way that we won’t forget. Besides the teachers, the staff is like a family, takes care of us very well."
“I had the best moment of my life in IH Cape Town. I’m going to miss you guys.”
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