Cambridge CELTA Course in Muscat

Located at the Arabian Sea along the Gulf of Oman, Muscat's fantastic mix of nature, history, and culture, as well as its premium beach resort destination, gives the perfect ambiance for taking the CELTA course.

TEFL Certification in Muscat, Oman

Muscat, meaning 'safe anchorage', is scenically wedged between mountains and ocean, housing old forts, flower-filled parks, exceptional cuisine, and lots of sandy beaches, which attracts visitors from all over the world. The city is undoubtedly a perfect place for CELTA trainees that itch to fill their sights occasionally during study.

Our Muscat CELTA center offers high-quality training that opens the door to a rewarding career in English teaching. It is designed for experienced teachers, new teachers, recent graduates, or individuals willing to change their careers. We offer an impressive style of teaching and focus on practical skills and methodologies needed to pursue a successful ESL teaching career anywhere in the world.

Our trainees are tutored by the University of Cambridge certified professionals with years of teacher training experience. Throughout the course, you will be assessed with written assignments and teaching practices to gauge designed to gauge your performance and ensure improvement. Furthermore, your progress will be communicated to you swiftly through feedback, which has been proven to be a valuable tool that facilitates learning.

Our Muscat CELTA center offers students flexible duration of the course to choose from; the 4-weeks full-time intensive duration and the part-time course that runs for the period of 4 to 6 months depending on the course schedule and timetable.

Muscat Course Highlights - A Quick Glance

  • Course Options: CELTA in Muscat is offered as a part-time course, for candidates with little or no previous teaching experience.
  • A minimum of 120 contact hours at our center, with additional hours spent outside class for self-study: background reading, lesson planning and assignment writing.
  • Trainees are involved in lesson planning, language analysis, observation of peers and experienced teachers, reflection on their teaching practice and feedback from trainers.
  • 6 hours of assessed teaching practice along with peer observation.
  • 6 hours of observation of live lessons taught by experienced ELT professionals.
  • On-going job support, suitable assistance and continous professional development services.

Muscat Course Dates & Fees

Course Date Format Duration Location Fees  
07-Dec-2020 to 26-Feb-2021 Part-time 12 weeks Wattayah 825 OMR Apply

Muscat Course Options & Schdule

1. Part-time CELTA
Wattayah, Muscat

12 weeks part time course. Topic covers input sessions, language awareness, teaching and learning, teaching practice, feedback and observation.

Part-time
Duration: 12 weeks

Fees: 825 OMR

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How To Apply

  1. Application: Express your interest by requesting the application form and the pre-interview task.
  2. Interview: Submit the task and attend a personal or telephonic/skype interview with our tutor in Muscat.
  3. Book the course: Accept the offer and book your place by paying a deposit.
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Notes:

  • No payments accepted until you have submitted your application and have been interviewed by a tutor.
  • Deposit to be paid only after the interview.
  • The price includes The University of Cambridge Assessment Fee.

Muscat Course Details

Entry Requirements

  • You should be 20 years old by the commencement date of the course (trainees can be accepted over 18 at the center’s discretion).
  • While the course itself does not require you to have a degree, you should have a standard of education equivalent to that required for an entry into primary or higher education.
  • Have a strong command, awareness of English language with equal skills over verbal and written English so as to follow the course and complete the assignments.

Course Syllabus

Some of the main units of learning are:

  • Learners and teachers and the teaching and learning context
  • Language analysis and awareness
  • Language skills: reading, listening, speaking and writing
  • Planning and resources for different contexts
  • Developing teaching skills and professionalism
  • Classroom observation and management skills
  • Teaching practice and guidelines

Assessment

You will be continually assessed throughout the course and there is no final examination. The two types of assessment are:

  • Teaching Practice
  • Written Assignments

CELTA course trainees will always be kept informed of their progress during the course and an external assessor, appointed by Cambridge English, moderates each course.

Teaching Practice, Observation

Teaching practice is an integral part of the course where trainees work in groups to plan, observe and give feedback to each other.

  • Six hours of assessed teaching practice with real students in real classes.
  • Detailed oral and written feedback of your teaching practice.
  • Observation of both peer and qualified ELT teachers for six hours.

CELTA Training Center in Muscat

Our Muscat center is a renowned professional specialist center that delivers accredited internationally recognized CELTA course and is located at Ruwi, Muscat 112.

We are dedicated to providing high-quality training, which gives our students a real advantage when seeking employment opportunities worldwide.

To ensure that our teachers are comfortable during their training, the center is equipped with state-of-art facilities and a great setting that provides the needed atmosphere for study and relaxation.

Job Support and Placement: Muscat, Oman

Our CELTA trainees' first placement after training is as important to us as it is to the trainees themselves. In this regard, we strive to provide the utmost support for our trainees to grow professionally and advance in their careers after the training.

We often create avenues for teachers to interact with experienced tutors and alumni for the best advice on how to find work after their training. Typically, during the final week of the course, our tutors typically give trainees tips from their experiences within the employment market.

As a CELTA graduate, you'll have the possibility to work potentially in any part of the world. We have links to the TEFL work platform, which is open for you to sign up for free to TEFL jobs and find work both at home and abroad with your newly gained certificate.

Why Choose CELTA in Muscat?

Getting your CELTA certificate in Muscat comes with a significant advantage since Oman is a very viable option for those keen about carving a career in teaching ESL. Being one of the fastest-growing countries in the Middle East, there is a definite focus on teaching English in Oman at large. Also, it is a boundless chance for you to explore excellent prospects for teachers in the ever-increasing ESL market.

TEFL teachers with a CELTA can find work in colleges and private schools, most of which have their curriculum in English. There are also many international language schools with a vast mix of foreign and expats workers where one can teach with the CELTA certificate. Others include private language institutions, secondary school, in-company training, and so on.

Teachers in Oman earn an average salary between 2,000 USD and 3,500 USD per month, working for about 35 to 40 hours per week. Salaries in Muscat are tax-free, and most teaching jobs come with furnished accommodations though few institutions might offer subsidized housing with the addition of free, fast internet connection. Other benefits include return airfare, medical insurance provided by the employer, paid vacation time, allowances for transportation, and tuition for teacher's dependents.

Typically, most teaching contracts in Oman last for a two year period, and the peak hiring period for teachers is from August to September. The cost of living in Muscat is not high; the average English teacher, regardless of their lifestyle, can save up to 50% of their salary.

Things to do in Muscat, Oman while taking a CELTA

During your CELTA training in Muscat, you'll never run short of a visual feast, places to visit, and interesting things to do for fun. Muscat is the state capital to one of the most attractive countries in the world and a very stunning city to live, study or work. Be prepared to spare some time to procure a lifetime memory during and after your CELTA training.

To curate memories during your CELTA training in Muscat, visit the Old part of the city that is surrounded by dusty mountains and water. The Old city houses some of the biggest tourist attractions in Muscat, such as the National Museum and The Al Alam Palace. The latter is a must-see located at the end of a large venue lined with palm trees that go into the National Museum. You can enjoy the sight standing to the side as it is not opened to visitors. The Gate Museum that talks about the Omani's history are also worth exploring.

For the beach lovers, visit the Al Qurum beach. It is a naturally-attractive spot known for the golden sands that cover it as well as its magnificent views over the Gulf's turquoise waters. CELTA trainees who want to get a taste of Omani's Culture should attend the Muscat's festival that takes place during the early months of January and February. The festival involves folklore dances, performances, special costumes, and so on. Muttrah is another place to feel the traditional spirit of Omani culture.

There are lots of cuisines trainees can try out while in Muscat. Majboos, also known as Kabsa, is made of rice mixed with saffron and cooked with white meat or spicy red. There is ShuwaMashuai that consists of lemon rice and roasted kingfish and Mulshaltat, a soft flatbread stuffed with spinach, meat, and honey. 

Begin your CELTA course in Muscat. Gain an internationally recognized certificate that will skyrocket your career while you enjoy the stunning Omani city and friendly locals.

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