CELTA Students Centre York

English Teacher Training York

About the English Teacher Training Centre in York, UK

The ESL teacher training centre in York offers welcoming and friendly environment both in and out of the classroom. The daily classes are held in a delightful Georgian building located on New Street in central York, less than ten minutes’ walk away from the train station and within easy reach of residential areas by both bus and foot.

It's right in the heart of historic York, a city that is well-loved by tourists and locals alike, welcoming thousands of visitors each year who come to enjoy its green parks, many museums, the famous Minster, the City Walls, and a large choice of cafés, restaurants and pubs.

The English teacher training centre features a study centre with computers and printers, Wi-Fi and cabled Internet connection, a kitchen with tea and coffee making facilities, a fridge and a microwave,  a CELTA library, and dedicated classrooms for teacher training.

The school also offers job search and interview coaching to help you launch your teaching career, as well as hands-on experience and training with the latest teaching technology and the full range of classroom equipment.

You'll also have the chance to teach a range of international residents of York in the teaching practice sessions, and classes involve intensive personal coaching, with trainers sharing years of teaching experience across the globe.

The teacher training centre also boasts a pass rate of 99%, consistently positive trainee feedback, and very good rates of employment in EFL teaching after the course.

Trainees will also have the opportunity to apply for a post-CELTA teaching and administration internship at English Language Centre York after the course.



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.

Accommodation 2019

There are many accommodation options in the area. If you would like assistance with accommodation, please tick the box in the application form and the centre will assist you upon application.


Standard - Single Room, Half Board £180 per week

Executive - Single Room, Private Bathroom, Half Board £220 per week

Staying in homestay accommodation is an excellent way to practise your English in real-life contexts. Always friendly and welcoming, our hosts come from diverse backgrounds and will look after you well during your stay in the UK.


Single room, En-suite, Self-catering £210 per week minimum.

Our well-equipped student residence is located a short walk away from the school, close to the city centre as well as York’s iconic sites and a range of convenient local amenities. Living in 5-bedroom modern student apartments, you also have free access to the residence bikes as well as the on-site gym and common rooms.

York and Surroundings

Compact, friendly and safe, York is a medieval city bursting with tales of the past. Enjoy the characteristic shops along the Shambles or stand at the magnificent entrance to York Minster, immersing yourself in the rich history and culture of Northern England.

The historic walled city is located in the Yorkshire county, and is home to the grand Theatre Royal, Opera House, and the York Minster, which is the largest Gothic cathedral in Northern Europe. York Castle, a collection of ancient, medieval buildings, incorporate part of the walls of the old Roman fortress.

Each September the city plays host to an annual festival of food and drink, which attracts over 150,000 visitors from all over the country. The city is particularly known for its local York ham and quaint tea rooms.

Average cost of living in York

  • Full meal in a restaurant: £12.00 - £30.00 (10% tip)
  • Lunch in a cafe/takeaway: £3.00 - £7.00
  • Cup of tea/coffee: £1.50 – £2.50
  • Pint of beer: £3.00
  • Glass of wine: £3.50 - £4.00
  • Cinema ticket: £7.00 - £12.00
  • Theatre ticket: £15.00 - £45.00

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