TEFL in Algiers/ TESOL in Algiers
Our TEFL /TESOL training center is located in Draria, a suburb of the capital. It is surrounded by diverse shops, restaurants, fast-food and takeaway restaurants, coffee shops, BNP Parisbas bank and is in proximity of a well-known shopping center (Areej). The transportation system is excellent. There is a 24/7-guarded parking lot right in front of the building.
The school plays a vital role in promoting the English language as it has provided various means for students to reach an advanced level of proficiency in English while, at the same time, spreading a greater sensitivity to the literary and cultural traditions of the language.
Classrooms are well equipped and adapted to new teaching standards; they are well ventilated and exposed to daylight which makes our TEFL/TESOL trainees and trainers a feeling of ease and comfort. In order to provide them with all the necessary working and studying material, our library offers a wide range of interesting and useful books that shall help them sharpen their language and teaching skills in addition to the computers which are constantly connected to internet.
The TEFL training is provided by experienced, certified TEFL /TESOL trainers–devoted English-teaching professionals who have been in the field for a considerable number of years.
After having successfully completed their TESOL /TEFL training, iTTi TEFL/TESOL Algiers helps trainees find their TEFL /TESOL jobs and offers to hire the best trainees, allowing them to join a dedicated team of English language teaching professionals.
Total course fee: US $1400
- Deposit: US $350 upon registration.
- Balance payment: US $1,150 payable 30 days before the first course date.
This course is eligible for two credits towards an MA Education.
- Free refreshments and snacks.
- Free internet connection.
- Photocopies at will and full access to our library and computers for no extra cost.
- Free extra 20 hours practice on actual EFL students.
- Possibility of recruitment after having successfully accomplished the training.
2018 TEFL Dates
- 4 September -28 September
- 1 October – 26 October
- 29 October – 23 November
- 26 November – 21 December
2019 TEFL Dates
- 1 January – 26 January
- 29 February – 23 March
- 26 March – 21 April
Teaching English in Algeria
Algeria is the largest country in Africa and the host of the most important open-space, natural museum (Tassili N’adjer in the Algerian desert) that recorded the history of man over the centuries. It is needles to mention the other sites which are as much important and interesting as Tassili N’adjer. This puts Algeria in the top ten most beautiful, attractive countries, not to mention its rank in
the UNESCO in terms of its archeological, anthropological and ethnical heritage. Algeria is a large, living, open historical collection of remnants starting from the Stone Age, over the Berber heritage, the Roman footprints, the French colonial times to our modern times.
Algeria is the country of diversity, since we can find various climates, landscapes, ethnicities, races, languages, backgrounds and religions. Although Islam is the most followed religion in the country, it is the leading religion of Algeria.
Teaching Opportunities In Algeria
Algeria is the largest country in Africa and the richest in terms of natural resources such as oil and natural gas. The country is also an important spot for tourists and multinationals; therefore, the need for communication becomes necessary and the mastery of English mandatory for every possible job position. The last decade noticed a growth in the demand of English learning opportunities. English has become a fundamental work tool, transcending its classic, communicative use. People nowadays tend to learn English for professional purposes rather than communication. This development requires the training and hiring of English language teachers, most importantly certified ones.
To satisfy this demand, a big number of international centers, organizations, and foreign languages schools came into existence, offering various types of training and certification programs, such as CELTA, TEFL, etc. … The latter trains and certifies people but also provides different kinds of English courses for all segments of society and to suit every field of economy.
Teaching English remains a booming industry in Algeria considering its image and size. Large parts of the country need to be explored and developed, so they become suitable for living and offer an adequate quality of life. Speaking English in Algeria guarantees you a good career, given the abundance of opportunities throughout the country.
As a TEFL center in Algeria, our role consists of satisfying the ever-increasing demand for English teacher certification of the broad public along with providing schools with certified EFL teachers to cover their increasing need for highly qualified English-teaching personnel. Teaching salaries are quite low and resources are limited. There are positions in state schools, language centers, universities and international schools. State schools offer the lowest salaries and international schools the highest. There are also a growing number of centers which offer in-company language training to the employees of various foreign companies. You need a degree for any paid positions and the higher your level of education, the better the salary you can expect.
A work visa must be organized before arrival in the country, and your employer must help you apply for employment authorization issued by the Algerian Ministry of Labour.
Algeria in Summary
Degree requirement: BA/BS
120-Hour TEFL Certification
Suggested specialization: Teach Young Learners or Teach Business English
Contract length: one to two years
Work permit: required
Hiring season: all year around
Students: adults and children
Average monthly cost of living: 40,000 to 50,000 DZD = 337 – 422 USD
Average monthly English-teaching salary: 110,000 – 221,000 DZD = 843 – 1,874 USD
Algiers is the capital and the largest city of Algeria. In 2011, the city’s population was roughly 3,500,000. An estimate puts the population of the larger metropolitan area to be around 5,000,000. Algiers is beautifully located at the Mediterranean Sea and in the north-central part of the country.
The visitor to Algiers will surely sail back in time to the French colonial period due to the French colonial architecture which is a mixture of colonial and baroque styles within the heart of the capital. The visitor can not miss the monument of martyrs that symbolizes and immortalizes the Algerian fight for freedom, whose price was one and half million brave sons.
The CASBAH, a remainder of the Ottoman Empire in Algeria, was the cradle of the Algerian revolution. It is another must-visit place for its symbolic, historical, archeological importance. In addition to this, one’s eye would easily be caught by the minaret of Africa’s biggest mosque and world’s third biggest one, which symbolizes the country’s ethnicity.
The visitor to Algiers would feel himself at home due to the large number of ethnic restaurants. They are the gastronomic ambassadors of their countries. Algerian food, on the other hand is another must try represented by different dishes as diverse as the Algerian society and a menu as wide as the country–all in one single city.
Algiers is the political and economical heart of the country. The Algerian government has its seat here. In addition, you’ll find all foreign embassies in Algiers. Most multinational companies that operate in the country have chosen the capital as the seat of their headquarters.
There is a wide range of hotels in Algeria that correspond to everybody’s needs and requirements, from low cost to luxury. Here you will find some of the world’s best known hotels such as Hilton, Sofitel, Mercure, etc.
The city features a Mediterranean climate, which is known to be cool and rainy in winter and warm and dry in summer. Summer is the best season for fun at the beach, not to mention mountaineering and sightseeing of Roman ruins.