Apply to be an English tutor on our TEFL through Performance and Play Course

Each summer, EDUCO organises hundreds of English summer camps for Italian children across the country. We welcome applications from English-speakers from all over the world to teach in the camps as part of our TEFL through Performance and Play course. You don’t need to be a qualified teacher, or have a theatre/drama background, but we do look for energetic individuals who love working with children and are passionate about teaching English in creative and exciting ways.

Applicants accepted onto our program will attend a five day orientation course prior to attending our camps. They will be trained by our international didactic team

Requirements

In order to apply, applicants must meet the below requirements:

  • Must be 18 or over
  • Must be a mother-tongue English speaker (if not then proficiency level must be extremely high)

Desirable credentials

Furthermore, the following are not required but are seen as desirable credentials:

  • Previous teaching experience
  • Experience working with children
  • Previous TEFL experience and/or TEFL Certification
  • Degree or studies in education and/or theatre/drama
  • Experience living and/or working abroad

More information

EDUCO will provide all tutors with:

  • Full training at one of our orientation courses held in Bologna
  • Free accommodation with Italian host families
  • Paid transportation from camp to camp
  • Insurance against accidents that may occur while at camp (additionally, tutors are required to have their own health and travel insurance policy)
  • EDUCO will also support all tutors with a paid study grant for their participation in the program

Once accepted onto our program, you will be responsible for:

  • Flight costs to and from Italy
  • The cost of transport from your final camp to departure airport
  • 200 euro orientation fee (to be paid in cash upon arrival in Italy)

In order to participation in our TEFL program applicants must:

  • Attend one of our orientation courses
  • Be able to commit to a minimum of three weeks in camp following orientation

Please note that it is impossible to join the program without attending orientation, regardless of the applicant’s previous experience or qualifications.

We encourage you to read the FAQs before applying. For all enquiries regarding our camps please email to info@educoitaly.com

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