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Welcome to ELTS’ CELTA blog!

May 28, 2010

Welcome to the ELTSCELTA Blog. This blog is specially designed to showcase the successes of trainees from Swansea University’s Professional CELTA Course and to update present and past trainees with job opportunities, news and EFL information.


One year contracts in Trnava, Slovakia with First Choice

February 18, 2019

Michaela Konkoľová Kaducová, writes from the First Choice language school, Trnava, Slovakia.

We are a private language school in Trnava, Slovakia offering great job opportunities for your CELTA qualified students. We are looking for qualified and enthusiastic teachers of English.

CONTACT:, 0911 66 72 74,

If you are interested please send your CV to the email address above.



KKCL Spring 2019 job opportunities in China

February 13, 2019

KKCL have written with details of 6 month contracts for EFL teachers in Beijing. The jobs need a degree and a CELTA qualification as a minimum, and some experience is desirable.

Full details are in this pdf

[Meten] Teach English to Adult Learners in China (flight _ accommodation included _ free trip to HK_Korea_Vietnam) (1) (2)

Oxford International Junior Programmes – Easter and summer 2019

February 4, 2019

Jon Siebert, the HR Officer with Oxford International Junior Programmes writes with details of their summer programmes:

Oxford International Junior Programmes

Our vision is to create an unforgettable Easter and summer school experience for our students. To reach this goal, we need our staff to be as passionate about education and the development of children and teenagers as we are!

Our students travel from across the world to attend our programmes. Typically, students will receive 15 hours English language tuition per week supplemented with a comprehensive activity programme.

We believe the academic programme is fundamental to a successful spring or summer programme. To make sure our students get the most out of their experience with us we need the best and brightest teachers to deliver fun and engaging English lessons. To help you achieve this, we provide every teacher with course books for students and comprehensive teachers’ books for you to follow, giving you the foundations to teach to the best of your ability!

We are looking for qualified and enthusiastic EFL Teachers to teach our leading academic programme over the Easter and summer periods. 

Experience needed:

  • Some classroom experience teaching juniors
  • A CELTA or Trinity CertTESOL qualification and degree

Should anyone wish to apply you can do by applying at

Jon Siebert

HR Officer (Assoc CIPD)

Oxford International Junior Programmes

0208 312 8072

Staff Info General-2019-PRINT

Long-term internship in Tokyo at Toyo Gakuen University, from September 2019 through July 2020.

February 4, 2019

Jeffrey Durand, the Assistant Professor, Faculty of Global Communications International Exchange Center Toyo Gakuen University, Japan, writes with a fantastic internship opportunity:

“I’m writing to let you know about an opportunity for your students at our university. We are offering an exciting long-term internship in Tokyo at Toyo Gakuen University, from September 2019 through July 2020.

The intern would work for us in our International Exchange Center and English Education Development Center, helping to internationalize the campus environment while also supporting English teachers and office staff.

The successful candidate will also conduct a practical project under supervision that will help them to develop various transferable skills through the experience and gain a deeper understanding of Japan. In addition, the intern will receive a monthly salary of 150,000 yen, paid off-campus accommodation, and visa sponsorship. The intern would however,  be expected to cover the costs of a return ticket to Japan.

She/he will work five days a week, Monday through Friday, 9:00-17:00 and be fully supported by a mentor, our faculty, and staff. This would be an ideal opportunity for a recent graduate or a student seeking a year abroad. We welcome students studying in a variety of disciplines and especially those studying Japanese or with an interest in education and/ or culture and intercultural communication. Japanese ability is not required but is welcomed.

To apply for the position directly:

Application Materials Required:

1). A resume (in English)

2). A cover letter explaining their background – why they are interested in the position and why they would be an ideal candidate for the position.

Please send the materials to the following email by March 13, 2019:

Interviews will be held via Skype in the latter part of March and a decision made soon after.

Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or queries you may have about our program, and we look forward to receiving applications.”

Japan Internship Program 2019

New “Down to Earth” project for Asylum Seekers and refugees

January 18, 2019

There is a new Down to Earth project for asylum seekers and refugees that you may be interested in learning more about.

The project will be officially launched on Friday 25th January at their Little Bryn Gwyn site (please see map link below), and will run from 11 am to 1 pm. They  would be delighted if you could join them for the launch.


Details: participant poster

ESL Village Camps in France (American Village and British Village)

January 18, 2019

This is not exactly CELTA (!) but may appeal to some of you as a temporary job. For those of us who cannot replicate all-things American, there is also “British Village”. No, it’s not populated by straw-chewing yokels leading a horse to the farrier…… probably quite fun if you don’t mind children and dressing up (many of the photos on the website appear to involve games or wearing something strange).

Mark Buckley writes from “American Village”

Job Description : American Village Camps in France

 Position Title : English Language Camp Counselor

Dates : Positions available starting in March 2019

Location : One of our 14 language villages across France. Exact location to be announced after hire.

Description : American Village Camps in France is looking to hire English-language camp counselors!  We have programs that are British-themed and American-themed.  Our camps have been running with success for 25 years!

Our immersion camps create a positive environment where it is fun, natural and necessary to use English. Each camp also focuses on cultural exchange. Native Anglophone counselors lead activities & English classes. Activities are things like sports, arts and crafts, large-scale games, skits, story-telling, song-leading & cheers. Counselors are also responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers under their care. Counselors live at camp for the duration of their contract.

This is a unique work experience in rural France, working on a multi-cultural team and meeting people from all over the United Kingdom and North America – all while having fun with the campers under your care.

  • Monthly Salary : 1170 euros per month, before French taxes
  • 50 euro travel reimbursement within France
  • All housing and meals are paid for by the employer (around 30 euros/day/person)
    • We do not provide family, couples, or pet housing
  • Accident/liability insurance while working
  • Our Website :

 An ideal English language counselor applicant is : 

  • Someone who is outgoing, fun and energetic!
  • Someone who is responsible, organized and tidy!
  • Someone who loves working with people of all ages!

 Minimum Qualifications :

  • We seek camp counselors who are native English speakers.
  • minimum age 20, (generally applicants are 20 to 35 years old)
  • recent camp counselling or childcare experience
  • clear criminal history
  • a positive professional reference
  • a high school diploma (A-levels) from a school in an anglophone country
  • Knowledge of French is not a requirement!
  • Having a CELTA diploma is not a requirement, but can be a plus!

 Want to apply? Read more about the program and access the online application on our website:


esl camps in france poster 2019

Displaced People in Action – Asylum Rights Project – Engagement and Training Officer – applications for 1 Feb 2019

January 14, 2019

The Asylum Right Project at DPIA is currently recruiting for an Engagement and Training Officer role. For full details and information on how to apply, please visit the website

Additional notes from PN:

The position is 3 days a week with fixed term funding to March 2020 (possible extension).

It’s based in Cardiff.

The ability to speak a further language in addition to English and / or Welsh is desirable.