English Teacher Training Newcastle
About the Training Centre in Newcastle
The teacher training centre Newcastle is placed in a building of special historical interest and beauty, located in the city centre of the lively university city of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, close to theatres, galleries, museums, restaurants, night-clubs and pubs as well as relaxing gardens and parks.
The premises have 16 classrooms, a large student cafeteria (selling “fair-trade” hot and cold food and drinks) and vast Personal Study Programme suite. The school is close to China town and St Andrew’s Church with access to all central shops and the Eldon Garden Shopping Centre.Access to metro via St James metro station.
For all students at the school, there are social programme and welfare staff to help you enjoy your course and make the most of your time studying in Newcastle.
Teacher Training Centre - Facilities:
- 16 classrooms
- Beautiful grade 1 and grade 2 listed building
- Executive Centre
- Lift to all 4 floors
- Central location
- Excellent transport links
- Well equipped student café serving hot and cold drinks and snacks
- Television and DVD in student common room
- Wireless internet throughout the school as well as computers with free internet access
- Full-time academic, career, welfare and accommodation advice
- Transfers – chauffeur and mini-bus service
Our Teacher Trainers in Newcastle
The reputation of the training centre in Newcastle is largely attributed to the high quality of its staff. All the teachers and trainers are highly motivated specialists in the teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). All trainers have a Cambridge Certificate (CELTA) and/or Cambridge Diploma (Delta). The School currently has 4 full time trainers – 2 of which are DELTA trainers.
Some of our trainers and teachers are specialised in certain areas such as EAL ESP Younger Learners, Business English, Cambridge examinations and IELTS.
Many of the teachers and trainers have taught in other countries in a wide range of teaching situations. They continue to develop professionally by attending in-house training as well as workshops and conferences. By keeping up-to-date they can pass on the most modern and effective methodology to their trainees.
The Training Centre in Newcastle is one of the world's leading teacher training centres, approved by the University of Cambridge for the running of CELTA and Delta among other courses.
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.
If you require accommodation in Newcastle, the teacher training centre can arrange accommodation for you.
Please let us know in the application form if you require accommodation and which is your preferred accommodation option.
Important: All accommodation options are subject to availability and will be confirmed by the training centre Newcastle once you have gone through the application process.
Shared 4-8 bedroom apartment with private en-suite bathrooms
Rent per week: £140
Each room comes with ¾ bed, chest of drawers, wardrobe with mirror on the door, desk and chair, shelving unit, under bed storage and bedside cabinet, coat hooks and a waste bin.
All bedrooms have their own en-suite bathrooms with a spacious shower. There is a communal living and kitchen area which is fully fitted including a dining table and chairs, providing plenty of space for you to socialise with your flatmates.
Premium En-suite Studio
Rent per week: £160
Premium Plus En-suite Studio
Rent per week: £170
Each room comes with double bed, chest of drawers, wardrobe with mirror, desk and chair, shelving unit, under bed storage, bedside cabinet. All bedrooms have their own en-suite bathroom with a spacious shower. There is a fully fitted kitchen with a fridge/freezer and small dining area. Premium Plus apartments are larger.
- Free 100mb WiFi
- City centre location
- On-site gym
- Meet & Eat zone
- 24 hour security, CCTV and secure entry
- Common/social room with Sky TV
- Courtyard and landscaped garden
- On-site laundry
- Social events calendar
- Hi-tech study rooms
- Floor to ceiling windows
- Free contents insurance
Homestay (self-catering or half-board)
The Training Centre Newcastle offers self-catering and half-board homestay accommodation. Most homestay accommodation options are located within 20 minutes travel time from the Teacher Training Centre.
Staying in a homestay is an excellent way to experience the local culture and integrate in the community. A host family is not always two parents and children: Many hosts are couples or single people without children.
Self-catering homestay is a great value option which includes the same features as the homestay half-board option but without meals for flexibility and independence. Students can use kitchen facilities in the family’s house. Students must cook their own meals and respect the rules of the kitchen in the homestay.
- Half board, full board and self-catering options
- Bed linen is included and laundry facilities are available
- Linen and clothes wash each week
- Students should bring their own towels
- Within approx. 20 minutes’ travel time of the city centre
Rent per week: £130
Rent per week: £150
Rent per week: £170
Homestay Half-Board with special diet (e.g. Halal, vegan or Coeliac)
Rent per week: £160
Homestay Full-Board with special diet (e.g. Halal, vegan or Coeliac)
Rent per week: £180
Newcastle and surroundings
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne (often shortened to Newcastle) is a lively university city located in the North East of England with a population of around 150,000.
The local people have a reputation for being very friendly to visitors. Newcastle has been voted second best city in Europe for social life, and in a recent poll of office workers and students it was voted the best city in England for work and study.
The city is one of the finest places in Europe for arts and culture and is famous for its football team, Newcastle United and for its rugby and basketball teams.
One of the most famous sights is the 'Tyne Bridge', which was the world's largest single span bridge until its famous cousin in Sydney, Australia was opened.
Newcastle is also well known for its pub culture and there are many lively bars to suite all tastes as well as the traditional pubs where people can just enjoy the real ale and conversation. The most famous area for nightlife is the Quayside, especially at weekends.
If you are more interested in playing sports, there are many halls, clubs, pitches and tracks where you can play and practice your favourite game as well as the famous 'Great North Run' - the world's biggest annual half marathon.
Newcastle City Council:http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/
Newcastle Official Guide: http://www.newcastlegateshead.com/