English Teacher Training New York City
About the Centers
New York (Fifth Avenue)
The teacher training center in New York City is in an attractive refurbished art-deco office block on Fifth Avenue, in the very heart of Manhattan, New York. The Empire State Building, Macy's department store, Greenwich Village, Times Square, and many more of New York's sights are only moments away.
Students who are looking to take a course here in New York can expect excellent levels of personal attention and support, and can experience the excitement of living and learning in one of the world´s greatest cities.
- Prime location on famous Fifth Avenue, next to the Empire State Building
- Modern, state-of-the-art language learning facilities
- Live and learn in the heart of vibrant Manhattan
Facilities of the Teacher Training Center in New York (Fifth Avenue):
- Free WiFi
- Digital Language Laboratory
- Student Computers
- Student Cafe
- Self-Access Center
- Interactive Whiteboard in every classroom
New York (West 26th Street)
New York (West 26th Street)'s center is based in the Chelsea neighborhood in the heart of Manhattan, in a contemporary and spacious building with modern facilities ideal for learning and teaching. With great views of the surrounding area, the school offers a number of amenities to make your time studying for your CELTA both convenient and comfortable.
Facilities of the Teacher Training Center in New York (West 26th Street):
- Study and leisure areas for work and relaxation
- A well-stocked library
- 14 modern classrooms
- Printing services
- Free WiFi
- Study rooms
- Vending machines
- A computer lab, equipped with 18 Mac computers
- Restaurants, cafes and grocery stores in the neighborhood
Employment and Job Counselling
During the course, especially 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 the USA and all around the world.
There is a lot of scope for career advancement within this teacher training center and following the CELTA, teachers can continue and study for the Delta in order to advance into school management positions.
We encourage trainees to keep in touch with us after they have finished their course, either so we can advise them on how to go on to do the Delta course, or give advice on finding work.
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.
For non US residents or citizens, it it necessary to obtain an F-1 student visa. Once accepted onto your chosen course, you will be issued with an I-20 form, which is proof that you have been offered a place at a language school and have enough funds to support yourself during your stay. In order to get an I-20 form, you will need to:
- Pay the deposit for the course (once accepted)
- Submit a bank statement that shows that you (or your sponsor) have enough funds in the bank to pay for all your expenses while in the U.S.
After you have done this, to apply for the F-1 Visa you must:
- Wait to receive the I-20 form
- Pay the non-refundable SEVIS fee ($200) online
- Make an appointment at your local USA consulate or embassy, who will then contact you several days later to collect your Visa.
New York (Fifth Avenue)
We recommend candidates book accommodation through AirBnB.
New York (West 26th Street)
Homestay accommodation is with a local host. This is a good budget option, in simple surroundings, often sharing with international students. It is not similar to B&B or hotel-type accommodation. Rooms usually contain a single bed and small desk. For homestays out of Manhattan (Queens, Brooklyn etc.) for 28 nights Sunday arrival, Saturday departure: breakfast only $1020, Breakfast & Dinner $1340. For homestays in Manhattan: breakfast only $1700.
Club Quarters are full service hotels for private use by guests and employees of member companies.
Club Quarters Midtown Manhattan, opposite Rockefeller Center off Fifth Avenue.
• Free High speed internet access
• Free use of a computer and network printing
• Private Club Room with complimentary coffee, newspapers, magazines and games
• Free chilled, purified bottled water
• Cable/Satellite TV
• Fitness room at all locations
Club Quarters is a one-stop shop, with services including hotel rooms for short or long-term stays, studio corporate apartments as well as offices in some locations.
Broadway Hotel & Hostel
During your stay at the Broadway Hotel & Hostel (230 West 101st Street), you will be living on the Upper West Side in an affordable, clean, and budget-friendly accommodation. This residential neighborhood is host to artists and creative types living in brownstone homes and hanging out in the many restaurants and cafes. Just a few steps away are Central Park, the Museum of Natural History and the Lincoln Center. Various famous movies were filmed in the area like I Am Legend, Spiderman and Music & Lyrics, as well as several famous TV shows like Sex and the City. The travel time to the training center is 20 minutes by subway (entrance on 103rd Street). The Broadway Hotel & Hostel is a newly renovated hotel which offers rooms in warm color tones, contemporary design and a comfortable atmosphere. It has several communal areas with a plasma TV, sofas and even a library. Note: This is a budget student accommodation - it is not a luxury option.
• 24-hour building security
• Air conditioning
• WiFi in common areas
• Communal kitchenette w/ microwave, toaster oven, sink & refrigerator
• Communal lounge
• Computer kiosks and printer in guest lounge
• Bunk beds or single beds
• Bed linen, pillow, blanket, bedspread and towels are supplied
• Communal (shared) bathroom
• Daily housekeeping
• No deposit
Low season (Jan-Mar & Nov-Dec)
Bed in basic dorm - $1,220 (4 weeks)
Private room with shared bathroom - $2,300 (4 weeks)
Private room en-suite - $4,020 (4 weeks)
High season (Apr-Oct)
Bed in basic dorm - $1,620 (4 weeks)
Private room with shared bathroom - $3,700 (4 weeks)
Private room en-suite - $4,720 (4 weeks)
Note: Check in is at 3pm
Central Park Inn
Just a block from Central Park and a one-minute walk to the subway, the Central Park Inn offers convenience in one of Manhattan’s quieter neighborhoods. It’s close to Morningside Heights, where Columbia University and a number of restaurants and markets are located, and not far from the Upper West Side, a residential area with lots of live music and theater, museums, restaurants and bars.
Each studio apartment includes a private bath, air conditioner, free WiFi, refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster and microwave. All but the two cheaper types of rooms include a stove. These two types of rooms include a hot pot instead. Towels and linens are provided to all guests. There are no laundry facilities and there’s no maid service, but there is a laundromat three blocks away.
• Air conditioning units
• Free WiFi
•Kitchenette with stove in larger rooms. Hot plates in smaller rooms. (See description.)
• Coffee maker
• Private bathroom
• Kitchenette (Kitchenettes vary by price. See description.)
• Queen, Full and Twin size beds depending on apartments
• Desk and Chair upon request
• Flat panel TVs
One Bed - $2,300 (4 weeks)
Two Beds - $2,800 (4 weeks)
About the City
New York offers world-class museums, on and off-Broadway theaters, concert halls and world-famous shopping, restaurants and bars – truly a city that meets all interests.
There is an exciting and varied activity program which gives you plenty of opportunities to explore the city and the US during your time in New York. These activities and excursions include:
- New York Tours
- Broadway Theater
- New York Yankees Game
- 3-day trip to Niagara Falls
- Boston Weekend
- Washington Weekend
- Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) and Guggenheim
- American Natural History Museum
- Central Park Concert
- Weekend to Philadelphia
- Comedy Evening in Greenwich Village/SOHO