English Teacher Training Sofia
About the CELTA Centre in Sofia
All our CELTA and Delta courses take place in the city centre of Sofia next to Park Zaimov. The building is situated close to Sofia University, the Alexander Nevski Cathedral and the National Library. Within walking distance of the school you can find numerous cafes, restaurants and bars in which you can eat, drink, relax and meet friends. There is also a quiet park with free Wi-Fi internet access and open-air summer cafes next to the school. The school also has excellent public transport links.
The training centre in Sofia is not only a CELTA/Delta centre, but is also a full-time fully functional English Language School. Every day the school runs General English classes for young learners, teenagers and adults as well as English for communication, Business English and Cambridge exam preparation classes. In 2009, the Centre became a Cambridge English Language Assesment authorised exam centre and in November it ran the first computer-based FCE exam.
Doing a CELTA/Delta course at the Sofia centre will give you the opportunity to see what it is like to be an EFL teacher in a real training environment.
Facilities of the Teacher Training Centre in Sofia:
- 10 classrooms spread across 3 floors
- In-class computer facilities
- PC room with free internet access
- Free Wi-Fi internet access in the school building
- Teacher's Resource Centre
- Vending machine (coffee, soft drinks, snacks)
- A lovely small garden to have your meal in or relax during breaks
Employment and Job Counselling
During the CELTA course there is time devoted to provide you with useful information about how, where and when to look for teaching work after the course in Bulgaria and all around the world.
We encourage trainees to keep in touch with us after they have finished their course. Please make an appointment with the Director of Studies if you would like to discuss job-hunting strategies and any other aspects of your new career.
Find a TEFL Job Post CELTA
As a StudyCELTA trainee, you will be able to sign up for free to our TEFL jobs website www.teflwork.com. TEFLwork is a platform only for qualified English teachers and will allow you to find work both at home and abroad with your newly gained CELTA certificate.
The training centre is happy to help you with accommodation during your CELTA/Delta course.
£1359 (£1314 early bird price)
- CELTA course (with all fees included)
- Self-catering accommodation in a shared apartment included for the duration of the course
- Airport pick-up for trainees coming from abroad
As part of a special package deal, we can provide accommodation for the duration of the course. This is usually a rented room in a self-catering apartment shared with other CELTA trainees, current teachers or sometimes with the owner. You will have your own room and access to the facilities i.e. bathroom, equipped kitchen etc. The kitchen and bathroom are shared, so it is important to keep them clean and tidy. Food is not included in the price as the apartments are self-catering.
The accommodation is provided one day before the course starts and the trainee should leave the next day after the end of the course. If possible, accommodation for extra nights could be arranged at the additional price of £10 GBP per night.
For those who would prefer an apartment to themselves, the cost is approximately £500 GBP for the duration of the course.
We try to find accommodation as close to the school as possible, but no guarantees can be given as it depends on the availability at the time of the course. Accommodation is usually within half an hour's walking distance, or a very quick hop by public transport
Sofia and Surroundings
Sofia is the capital of Bulgaria with a population of about 1.5 million. It’s in the west of the country, below Vitosha Mountain and is the country's cultural and economic center. The city’s churches and monuments thousands of years of history, including Greek, Roman, Ottoman and Soviet occupation. Stunning and culturally rich, is a truly an East meets West hub of history and cultural blending and a great place to take the CELTA or Delta courses.