Information for term Teach in the Czech Republic Express
Application deadline, and cost information.
Application DeadlineSeptember 1, 2020
Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Program Fee: $1,300
OverviewClick to Open
Build your resume and gain international teaching experience in Prague, while exploring a city known for its rolling hills, Baroque castles and Pilsner style lager.
During this intensive two-week program you will develop your English teaching skills in a real world environment. You will spend 40 hours learning from an expert ESL teacher trainer and then will apply what you learn with 20 hours of in-classroom experience split between observation and active teaching. This program is designed for candidates who will complete at least 120 hours of TEFL certification prior to arriving in Prague or experienced teachers who want to further develop their English teaching skills.
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|Winter||December 7-18, 2020||September 1||2 weeks|
About Our Program Fees
CIEE, a non-profit organization, has been sending university graduates abroad to teach English since 1997. Our express programs allow you to experience teaching abroad in a realistic setting with guidance and training from professionals in the Czech Republic. This includes 60 hours of professional development; 20 hours of structured practicum and 40 hours of teacher training. This program has a $1,300 program fee to cover the costs of operating the program. When combined with CIEE’s 150-hour TEFL certificate, the cost of the program is $2,000.
CIEE alumni receive a 10% discount.
What's includedClick to Open
- 2 weeks of instruction and observed practicum with local students under the guidance of an experienced mentor teacher. Includes:
- 40 hours of instruction from mentor teachers
- 20 hours of observed practicum
- Pre-departure and in-country support (what to pack, transportation advice, emergency support in-country)
- 60 hour certificate of TEFL professional development
- Welcome dinner
- City tour
- Farewell dinner
- International insurance
- Job assistance and advice
- Transportation pass
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:
- Airport pickup
- Transportation costs around city
- Full-time or long-term teaching placement
The DestinationClick to Open
You will spend two weeks in one of Europe's most charming, colorful, and beautiful cities!
Teacher training sessions are held at CIEE Prague, which is located at Vyšehrad, at the top of one of Prague’s highest hills, within medieval castle walls, in a beautiful park-like setting about 15 minutes from the Old Town area. So when the workday is over, visit the Old Town Square, a must see in Prague, see an opera, theater, or ballet performance at the National Theatre, or hop on the bus and travel to Cesky Krumlov, a picturesque town in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.
Most of all, visit the Prague Castle!
2 weeks abroad in Prague
60 hours of professional development
Pre-departure and in-country support and guidance from CIEE
Job DescriptionClick to Open
This intensive 2 week training program includes a mix of 20 hours guided practicum with 40 hours of teacher training. Completing the training will result in a completion certificate. The topics that will be covered include:
- Intercultural Teaching and Learning
- Reflective Teaching and Action Research Planning
- Classroom Management
- Differentiation of Instruction to Meet Learner Needs
- Tailored Lesson Planning (teaching a specific age group, topic, etc.)
- Use of Instructional Materials
- Philosophy of Teachings
20 HOURS STRUCTURED PRACTICUM
The practicum hours will be a blend of observation and active teaching (lead and co-teaching). Teachers will work in a public elementary school working with students from grades 3-9. Teaching/observation hours will typically take place in the morning since it’s at a public elementary school.
40 HOURS TEACHER TRAINING
Classes are held at CIEE Prague, at the top of one of Prague’s highest hills, within medieval castle walls, in a beautiful park-like setting about 15 minutes from the Old Town area. Teacher trainings will be spread out over the 2 weeks, typically in the afternoon. Classroom trainings are taught by an experienced TEFL professional with many years of experience.