Corinth Program FAQs
Questions about Corinth, Greece
Class time is generally 9:00 am to 4:45 pm, with brief mid-morning and afternoon breaks, and a lunch break. For approximately the first two weeks, we will be teaching you everything you need to know for success in the classroom in preparation for your practice teaching. For the remainder of your training, you will actually be teaching each morning and preparing your materials in the afternoons.
The maximum number of participants that you can expect is 16. The majority of the participants will be American, British, Canadian or Australian, but you may also have one or two non-native English speaking classmates who have a high proficiency in the language.
Local Greek teen and adult students volunteer for trainees’ teaching practice purposes.
During the off-peak season we rent pension where you have your private room but may need to share a bath.
Yes! You will find many hotspots on the island, including our classroom, but please bear in mind that it is preferred that your attention be devoted to the Instructor and not the internet during class time.
The TEFL job market in Greece is excellent at the moment. Finding employment is only difficult if you wait until the last day of the course to begin looking. Most positions are found in Athens or Crete. With just a little patience, you will certainly locate work in no time, usually in the area of your choice.
Pay for a recent TEFL grad is about 10€ per hour. Most teachers teach between 15 and 25 hours per week.
We can give you a list of schools in Greece and help you with resume and interview preparation. We guarantee job placement assistance. Our job placement assistance does not end with the conclusion of the class; should you require assistance years after earning your certificate, the service will still be available to you for as long as you may require it.
No, most teachers share or rent their own apartments.
Of course, you will need your passport. When you secure work you may be asked to provide notarized copies of your birth certificate, college degrees and transcripts. You might also consider obtaining an international driving permit if driving in Greece should be necessary for you.
If you work more than 17 hours at a school they are required to provide social security insurance for you.
Total fees: US$500 Deposit + 920 Euro final course fee, which includes tuition, course materials, certification and moderation fees. Airfares, accommodations and food are not included. Housing costs begin at 300€ and may increase depending upon season and special requests.
If you hold citizenship in any EU country (or if you qualify for a Working Holiday Visa) you will not have any issues working legally. Non-Europeans are very commonly employed at many language schools in Greece, but such positions are technically held illegally, as work permits/visas are not issued to non-Europeans. That said there are thousands of non-Europeans teaching English throughout the country and elsewhere in Europe.
Of course, it varies from school to school, but you may be expected to teach a variety of courses, ranging from children to business professionals at all levels, in groups or in private sessions.
Yes, it’s possible to find work in language institutes in particular. Please bear in mind that the requirements for working in ESL or TEFL in many western countries are different and sometimes need graduate education in ESL or TEFL.
You must first submit an application to establish your status as a qualified applicant. To do so, please go to the Apply Now tab on this website or click on any of the “Apply Now” links. After your application has been reviewed and accepted, you will need to pay the $500 deposit to secure your place in the training. You may pay the $500 deposit online at www.teflcourse.com/payments/orderform.html by credit card, or you can pay via bank transfer. For wire transfer information, please email Inquire Now. Personal checks and money orders are also accepted if drawn from a US bank. For more information, please email the TEFL Consultant at email@example.com. The remaining balance will not be due until the first day of class if paying by credit card, or 14 days prior to the course start date if paying by other methods.