Cambridge CELTA Course in Palma de Mallorca

Glistering Mediterranean shores. Delicious tapas. An excellent mix of sun and sand. Palma, the charming capital city of Mallorca Island, is a perfect destination for taking a CELTA.

TEFL Certification in Palma de Mallorca, Spain

An excellent climate, vibrant culture, and amazing festivals are only a few of the advantages you can enjoy as a CELTA trainee in Palma de Mallorca. There is also an exotic range of delicious cuisines, a very friendly populace, and the ultimate benefit of getting fulfilling job opportunities with your globally recognized CELTA certificate.

Competently managed by a team of experienced teacher trainers, our CELTA training center in Palma offers quality English teacher training suitable for both beginners and experienced teachers. We aim to produce professionals who are capable of teaching English to students from any part of the world, and at different levels of learning.

Besides the theoretical lessons and course inputs on resource planning and professional skills development, our students also undergo real-life teaching practice. There is a feedback session after each teaching practice with experienced tutors. It is also an important part of the training to observe practicing teachers. All course inputs especially teaching practice and tutor observation, are geared towards building candidates’ competence and confidence.

Although our CELTA course is intense and quite tasking, it is also well structured and effective. Our CELTA candidates enjoy a high degree of support from tutors and staff within a welcoming environment conducive for learning.

Palma de Mallorca Course Highlights - A Quick Glance

  • 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.

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Palma de Mallorca 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 Palma de Mallorca

Our CELTA center in Plama de Mallorca is located at Calle Mateu Obado 7B Palma, on the Balearic island of Mallorca. We belong to a larger group of language schools including Barcelona, Tarragona, Mallorca, and some others in the northeast of Spain.

We are a forerunner in the field of teacher training with a team of dedicated tutors who have been approved by the University of Cambridge to take the CELTA courses. Our tutors have years of experience training teachers and working in a variety of TESOL settings.

We also provide teacher training services to corporate bodies, organizations, and even the government based on our reputation for quality training. In addition to this, we are located in a conducive and spacious environment with modern classroom, facilities that encourage learning.

Job Support and Placement: Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Our graduates enjoy the opportunity to access various English teaching vacancies within the global market at the end of their training. Since most employers across the world recognize the prestigious CELTA certificate they hold, finding a suitable job will be much easier.

Our candidates also receive support from us in terms of providing a reference to employers. We maintain a good relationship with language schools in the city and so our recommendations can come in handy.  We advise on how to deal with employers, especially to our CELTA graduates who wish to stay and take up teaching offers in Palma.

A number of our CELTA alumni have secured positions in teaching and administrative sectors across Spain and other countries within Europe, Asia, and South America.

Why Choose CELTA in Palma de Mallorca?

Generally, Spain is a preferred destination for ESL teachers in Europe as the process of getting an English teaching job is relatively easy. There is also a high demand for English teachers, especially those with a TESOL qualification as the CELTA. There are jobs in the private or public school sectors and even government programs offering teaching opportunities.

CELTA graduates in Palma can earn as much as 1,000 EUR per month as a teacher working through a program which is usually about 16 hours per week. However, those who choose to work with private or international schools may earn up to 2,000 EUR per month working an average of 25 hours weekly.

The cost of living in Spain is relatively low, which means English teachers can break even or even save. The average cost of living is between 600 to 900 EUR depending on individual budget and spending style. As an additional benefit, many language schools in the country offer paid holidays and accommodation.

Taking a CELTA to teach English in Palma Mallorca is an excellent opportunity to earn a respectable income while exploring the vibrant cities of Spain and the rest of Europe.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca, Spain while taking a CELTA

Famous as the capital of Mallorca Island, Palma is the hub of the most interesting activities in Mallorca. Despite the numerous fun sites and attraction spots, the city maintains a serene atmosphere, which makes it even more attractive to visitors.

Some of the favorite spots are the Bellver Castle or the Castell de Bellver. The aesthetic round courtyard castle whose name means “Lovely view,” is famed as one of the few round castles left in Europe. Then there is the Palma Cathedral with an exterior of Gothic art and a modernist interior. Also known as the La Seu cathedral, the structure towers above the city walls and offers a view of the Parc de Mar Lake nearby.

Another place to visit is the Es Bullard, especially for the lovers of art. This Museum of Contemporary and Modern art offers an insight into the city’s rich history with its collection of artworks and a stunning view of the Paseo Maritimo. The Paseo Maritimo is a sea road that goes from the Avenida meeting point with the Mediterannean sea up to the Port Pi shopping center. There you will find beautiful yachts and an array of exciting clubs and bars.

However, you should not leave Palma without enjoying the delicious Balearic cuisine. Try the Frito Mallorquin made of potatoes, red pepper, and offal or the Pimientos de Padron which is green pepper fried in olive oil and rock salt. One of the popular restaurants to visit in Palma is Aromata located at the Sa Nostra Cultural Center. As you savor the delicious cuisine, ensure you have some bubbly red Majorcan wine as well.

Apply now for your CELTA in Dammam to launch your English teaching career. With opportunities in Dammam and your CELTA certificate, you can enjoy a high paying job and a luxurious lifestyle while exploring the incredible beauty of the Middle East.

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