Yes, studying to be a Helen Doron English teacher involves passing an intensive and challenging training programme, but it provides you with a unique experience that will enable you to bring out the best in people and yourself.
To become a certified HD English Teacher, you’ll be taught by elite trainers. You’ll be able to impart our excellent, rich course material that teaches kids English as easily, naturally, and successfully as they would learn their mother tongue.
We take their training VERY seriously.
Teacher training courses are conducted much like the Helen Doron English classes. They are fun, held in small groups in a responsive and engaging environment, and are designed to expand trainees’ joy in teaching.
Candidates can choose to become Helen Doron Early English (HDEE) teachers or Helen Doron Teen English (HDTE) teachers, depending on their preferences and previous teaching experience. For teachers who have successfully completed the full five-day HDEE course, a short two-day seminar focusing on HDTE is available.
Length of Courses
The Helen Doron Early English Teacher training courses is six days. It is divided into 2 stages. First is a two-day introduction and evaluation. Candidates have a chance to take a closer look at the materials and methodology while trainers evaluate participants. After day two, suitable candidates advance to the second stage, which includes and in depth understanding of the methodology, practical demonstrations, and written assignments.
All Helen Doron Early English teacher trainers are professionals with proven competency and years of experience teaching the unique Helen Doron English method to new teachers.
Trainees must complete the course requirements in order to graduate. In addition to the course participation hours, a minimum of one hour prep time is required each evening outside of class to prepare for the next days’ lesson. A 2- 3 page essay is also required to complete the course. Candidates must pass practical demonstrations and submit an essay in order to graduate.
What graduates take home
All graduating teachers receive teaching kits, including books and a vast library of downloads; teacher guides, flashcards and other teaching aids; promotional tools such as press files and media kits; and practical information on running a self-employed business. Most importantly, graduates receive their Helen Doron English Teacher Diploma which enables them to teach at over 1,000 Helen Doron English Learning Centres around the world or set up their own learning studio.
Over 6 full days, you’ll receive thorough training in the Helen Doron methodology.
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We’ll help you find the best way to fulfill your dream of teaching English to kids, be it either as a teacher in a Learning Centre/Studio, become an independent teacher or even become a Learning Studio Franchisee yourself!
Once you receive our international diploma as an accredited HD English Teacher, you’ll be part of – and supported by – the world’s best EFL teaching team. There are 1,000+ Helen Doron English Learning Centres and many thousands of teachers in 40+ countries around the globe!
Now get ready to choose the career track you want around your lifestyle. You can tailor your working hours around personal and family commitments and grow within Helen Doron!