About Language Link     
   Job Opportunities 
     Language Services     Academic Support     Teacher Training     TEFL Primer     TEFL Clinic     Link Up                    New site coming soon!
Language Link Corporate Site

 EFL Teachers 
 Teacher Intern Programme 
 Work-Study Programme 
 Volunteer Programme 
 Summer Camps 
 Locations in Russia 
 Locations in Kazakhstan 
 Job Openings 
 Application Procedure 
 Visa Requirements 
 Working in Russia 

Повышение квалификации учителей английского языка

Повышение квалификации учителей английского языка

Site Search

Link Up
Remember me on this computer
  Forgot your password?

  Home > Job Opportunities > Summer Camps

Camp Locations

job opportunities in Russia

At this time Language Link is recruiting teachers for summer camps in various locations. Teachers interested in applying for camps should take a number of issues into consideration when applying.

Camp Location: Language Link tries to offer its client children a number of locations from which to choose. Most camps only require one native English speaking teacher. Therefore, camp teachers should look on this experience as full cultural immersion. You will be surrounded by and in the company of Russian adults and children with English language proficiency levels ranging from beginner through advanced. They will be looking for their camp teachers to integrate into the camp and activity programme. This should be looked on as an opportunity for both personal growth and horizon broadening.

Camp Children: If you have no experience being around children, being a camp teacher is probably not for you. Though Russian children may, in some ways, be different from other children that you may have come into contact with, they are children. Therefore they shouldn't be expected to act differently from other children. Some will be outgoing and enthusiastic while others will be quiet and shy. Some may be spoiled while others may misbehave. Camp teachers should understand and accept this. The best way to win over a child is to try to both understand and accept him or her.

teaching employment to native speaking teachers

Teaching Programme: It is difficult to prescribe an exact English language programme for camp children as their levels may, by necessity, be roughly graded. The secret to teaching in a camp is enthusiastic discovery. If you relate to the children that you are teaching, and try to make learning and discovery fun, they will seek you out, and lesson planning will become easier. Likewise, children like to be outdoors. Do not be surprised if a lesson is schedule for lakeside.  Mixed-ability or mixed level classes are a high possibility.

Camp Expectations: Anyone who is familiar with Russia understands that this is a country that lived through seventy years of infrastructure neglect. Do not expect to find five star, western-style facilities in the camps. Likewise, do not expect meals to be gourmet. Language Link hasn't yet lost a camp teacher, but several have happily sought out restaurants in cities that they have visited during or following their camp programmes.

Jobs in Russia Online since September 19, 1997

© 1997-2019 LANGUAGE LINK
e-mail: info@language.ru
+7 (495) 730-6399