Italy Internship

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About our programme

Teach English in Italy. Why is Italy the perfect destination for you to experience TEFL? Put, there’s not enough room on this page to tell you all the reasons why.

With that famous Mediterranean cuisine, rich history and diverse culture, it’s no wonder why Italy is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Why be a tourist when you can live the authentic Italian way of life by teaching surrounded by stunning architecture, dream coastlines, rolling country landscapes, and again, that fantastic food.

You’ll experience everything Italy has to offer when you decide to explore with direct trains from the fashion capital of Milan in the North to the ancient history soaked Naples in the South, why not stop off at the Trevi Fountain in Rome or the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City on your way?

You’ll have support throughout your time in the land of the Renaissance with training meetings, 24-hour contact line with our in-country team to help you make you the best classroom leader possible.

You’ll walk away with memories to last a lifetime, not to mention that Mediterranean sun-kissed skin – lifetime guarantee not included on this one.

Discover Italy teaching Placement

Make your resume stand out with our Italy internship

Monthly allowance of €1,000 - €1,400
180 hours TEFL course (120 hour TEFL course + 30 hour IELTS Preparation Course + 30 hour Teaching Business English Course)
Full welcome orientation
Ongoing in-country support
Accommodation assistance
More TEFL job assistance after your teaching adventure
Access to the Italian Public Healthcare System
24/7 in-country support
Health & accident insurance
Aged between 22 – 62
Native English speaker
Passport holder from Ireland
TEFL qualified (180 hours included)
High school diploma or higher
Teaching Experience is an attribute
Both physically and mentally healthy
Be adaptable and flexible to the Italian culture
Ambition to be a great classroom leader
International flights
Police check: Each applicant must have a clean criminal record
Health check: Each applicant must provide a full health statement
Budget: For adventures and in the event of an emergency while you are in Italy
Travel insurance: It’s essential to arrange this before you go!
Accommodation in Italy, we recommend AirBNB to rent a room.
You’ll need to secure an Italian social security number at your nearest embassy/consulate before you leave home


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All inclusive

9 month placement
Monthly allowance provided
Accommodation assistance
Full orientation provided
180 Hour TEFL Course
Certificate of internship completion


There are 30 unique locations in Italy that you could be placed in your new teaching job including Rome, Milan, and Florence If you have a prefered city in mind at the time of your application, please include it, this is not guaranteed, but every effort will be made to secure this location for you.


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    Your teaching experience

    You’ll take on the role of classroom leader for 15 – 30 hours per week working with mostly adults and some children and teens. This will be an experience to differentiate yourself from other TEFL teachers in the future, having taught a variety of students is always a plus.

    The diversity will also be an exciting, challenging and beneficial experience for you as a teacher.

    You’ll teach for four evenings per week and Saturday mornings, the rest of your hours will be scheduled around this teaching timetable.

    How it works

    Check the requirements, get in contact with us, apply. Once you submit all necessary documents and you’re accepted, you can start making plans for the new move to Italy.
    1. Apply
    Apply now and schedule your interview
    2. Interview
    If your interview is successful you will then need to provide documents
    3. Documents
    Congrats on passing the interview stage, now its time to submit all your documents: Degree, Police Record, Copy of Passport.
    4. Go to Italy
    If you have successfully passed the interview and submitted all necessary documents you are ready to go!

    Outside the classroom

    You’ll be living independently, and there’s nothing you can’t do during your time in paradise. Meet with new-found friends for lunch and trips to the beach or go on a solo adventure to experience another aspect of Italian culture.


    As a teaching intern you’ll be paid a competitive monthly salary between €1,000 – €1,400 per month, which will allow you to cover rent and bills as well as save up for those exciting adventures around Italy.

    The dedicated in-country team will be on hand to assist you with finding the right accommodation for you. Step by step, they have the first-hand experience; you’ll receive expert guidance.

    Italy Guide!

    What’s inside?

    • Welcome to Italy
    • Placements & locations
    • Orientation & training
    • Who can apply
    • Italy facts
    • What’s up for grabs
    • FAQ

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      What’s inside?

      The 46 page comprehensive TEFL brochure will tell you everything you need to know about teaching English as a foreign language – including the full range of training options, TEFL Jobs, and TEFL scholarships available.

      • Which TEFL Course
      • Why a TEFL Internships
      • TEFL Scholarships Available
      • Best countries for TEFL Jobs
      • Career Guidance Centre

        What’s inside?

        • The TEFL job market
        • Types of employers
        • Job advertisement & examples
        • Interview questions
        • Tips for a good cover letter

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