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Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) - Level 5

Start Date: 10th October 2024

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  • Length 7 hours per week for 21 weeks
  • Study Short Course
  • Location Teaching Development Centre
  • Price Cat C: £1,300; Adult Learner Loan available for up to £811 of the full fee Course Cost Categories

Qualification Gained

Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) awarded by Cambridge English

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More about the course

Do you want to live and work abroad teaching English? Or do you want to teach English to adult refugees in the UK? You can qualify as a TEFL teacher at Newcastle College.

This intensive Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) course, is the most internationally recognised language qualification.  It is ideal if you would like to teach English to adult speakers of other languages and want to get qualified in a short amount of time.

You may be looking to take a year out to teach abroad before going onto further study or employment, or perhaps you are looking for a career change and new challenge. You should have a real interest in language and how it works, be patient, resilient and enjoy working with people.

As part of the course you will be taught in small groups and replicate real teaching practice to develop your skills and knowledge of teaching. A key aspect of the course is giving feedback to your classmates as well as receiving it, all to help you to become a well-rounded teaching practitioner.

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Daily tasks:

  • Provides communication support for the hard of hearing or the visually impaired.
  • Converts documents or spoken statements from original or source language into another language.
  • Writes instruction manuals and user guides, technical reports, catalogues and indexes, prepares sales literature and writes technical articles for trade journals.
  • Negotiates contracts with freelance agents and with buyer on behalf of writer.
  • Selects material for publication, checks style, grammar and accuracy of content, arranges for any necessary revisions and checks proof copies before printing.
  • Generates and develops creative ideas for literary material.
  • Determines subject matter and researches as necessary by interviewing, attending public events, seeking out records, observing etc..

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Daily tasks:

  • Provides feedback to teachers and completes and maintains records.
  • Attends to child.
  • Helps and encourages child to communicate.
  • Implements care programmes, as appropriate.
  • Identifies signs of distress and offers reassurance.
  • Helps child understand instruction through a variety of means and encourages self-confidence and independence.
  • Supports schoolwork under teacher.

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Daily tasks:

  • Liaises with other professional and commercial organisations to review course content.
  • Assists with the administration of teaching and the arranging of timetables.
  • Arranges instructional visits and periods of employment experience for students.
  • Prepares, administers and marks examinations, essays and other assignments.
  • Prepares, delivers and directs lectures, seminars and tutorials.

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Daily tasks:

  • Prepares reports on schools concerning teaching standards, educational standards being achieved, the spiritual, moral and social development of pupils, resource management etc.
  • Observes teaching, assesses learning level and discusses any apparent faults with teachers, heads of department and head teachers.
  • Arranges for the provision of school medical and meals services.
  • Verifies that school buildings are adequately maintained.
  • Appoints and controls teaching staff.
  • Plans and advises on the provision of special schools for children with physical or learning disabilities.
  • Advises on all aspects of education and ensures that all statutory educational requirements are being met.

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Daily tasks:

  • Teaches English as a foreign language and assists in the tuition of foreign languages.
  • Provides private academic, vocational and other instruction to individuals or groups.
  • Co-ordinates the activities of private music and dancing schools, training centres and similar establishments.
  • Designs and implements methods of assessing the performance of students, co-ordinates and undertakes the evaluation of assessments and awards grades of merit based upon performance.

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