EDUCO: Teach English in Italy at summer Camps
- Italy, Italy
- Educo Sc.arl
- Experience: ENTRY LEVEL
- Positions: 50
- Freelance Position
- Degree Required
- Short Term/Summer job
Accommodation, food and transportation between camps all provided by EDUCO. Plus, you'll be supported by a paid study grant for your participation in our programme.
Have the summer of lifetime, make new friends from around the world in la Bella Paese!
Details of Position
Each summer EDUCO sends hundreds of mother tongue English speakers to over 200 summer camps across Italy, from the Alps to Sicily. Our camps offer a unique experience for Italian children as they do not adhere to traditional teaching methods, and instead employ the use of drama, songs, and games to instil learning and lower inhibitions surrounding the English language. Camps from 9-5, Monday - Friday, and the children are immersed in this mode of learning from start to finish. Each camp runs for either one or two weeks, before sending tutors off to a new location. Tutors will live with Italian host families, allowing them to experience Italian culture from an insider's perspective. All transportation between camps will be covered by EDUCO.
Join us for a rewarding summer experience in one of the most beautiful countries in the world. We're looking for passionate, responsible and reliable tutors who love working with children and are prepared to teach the English language in fun and creative ways. Previous teaching experience and Italian language skills are NOT necessary for this role.
Our mandatory, five day orientation course in Bologna will prepare all tutors with the training they need for our camps. Working in small mentor groups, you'll be taught a large and diverse repertoire of activities to help you successfully run camps. EDUCO will also provide you with an extensive supply of didactic materials to take to camp. The orientation dates for summer 2018 are:
June 4th - 9th
June 11th - 16th
June 18th - 23rd
August 13th 18th
All tutors must commit to a minimum of three camps following orientation. Our program offers great flexibility throughout the summer and tutors may request time on hold to travel in between camps.
For further info please contact us.
- Degree Required
- Native level English speaker preferred
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
Salary and Benefits
More Company Information
We are a non-profit association concerned with promoting student-centred teaching/learning through the application of theatre and drama practices. Accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, EDUCO utilizes the power of theatre and drama within a didactic framework to successfully teach English to Italian children all across Italy. We run English summer camps across Italy and TEATRINO, a touring theatre company. Each year we hire over 200 mother tongue level English speakers.
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