TEFL Certification in New York City

Offered in one of the top language learning centers in New York City, this internationally recognized TEFL TESOL certification provides 130 hours of training, including live practice teaching, and provides one of the most prestigious and recognized certifications for teaching English as a foreign language.

All students will be required to engage in at least six hours of live practice teaching with actual ESL students from the local community, providing the hands-on experience that is required to become a professional level English instructor.  All practice teaching is closely monitored and observed by instructors, who provide extensive feedback and attention student not only during practice teaching sessions but throughout the course.

While most International TEFL Academy graduates earn their TEFL certification for the purpose of teaching English abroad, professional level opportunities for teaching English are available in the New York City metropolitan areas to those who earn an accredited TEFL TESOL certification, including the SIT TEFL TESOL certification offered in New York. As the largest city in the U.S. and home to one of the largest immigrant populations of any city in the world, including more than 2 million non-native English speakers, the New York metropolitan area boasts huge demand for English language instruction. 

All students and graduates receive lifetime Job Search Guidance worldwide. These services and resources include personal assistance from expert advisors; contact information for tens of thousands of schools worldwide; referrals to top recruiters around the globe; hundreds of pages of information and links for getting jobs virtually everywhere; and much more. 

NOTE: This is a rigorous full-time university-level class. To learn more about what the course entails and how it works, please read: 10 Things You Need to Know to Prepare for Your TEFL Class in New York City

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TEFL Certification New York City

Optional Activities

While your TEFL Course will be a full-time commitment that represents a rigorous academic endeavor, you will certainly want to take time to enjoy all that New York City has to offer including:

  • Central Park
  • Empire State Building
  • Rockefeller Center
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Yankees Baseball Game
  • Time Square

TEFL Certification New York City

Housing Options

Homestays are a wonderful way for you to fully experience American Culture and life as a true New Yorker. Rennert has hosts in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens. There is a difference in pricing between our Manhattan and our Brooklyn/Queens homestays. Additionally, the prices will fluctuate based on your preference of meals. I’ve inserted a table below so you can see the difference in prices. All prices are per week.

Homestays (Manhattan):

• $520 per week (x7 breakfasts included) in a private single room

• $625 per week (x7 breakfasts and x5 dinners included) in a private single room

Homestay (Queens/Brooklyn)

• $350 per week (x7 breakfasts included) in a private single room OR $245 in a double room

• $415 per week (x7 breakfasts and x5 dinners included) in a private single room OR $310 in a double room

• $445 per week (x7 breakfasts and x7 dinners included) in a private single room OR $340 in a double room

Talk to Your TEFL Advisors about the different NYC Course Housing options, as there are a variety of Residence Hall options.

TEFL Certification New York City

Tuition Includes:

TEFL Certification New York City

Tuition Does Not Include

  • Personal Expenses
  • International Flights
  • Visa, Insurance
  • Housing costs

Enrollment Information for
TEFL Classes

IMPORTANT! Before enrolling for any International TEFL Academy TEFL course, it is imperative that you Contact International TEFL Academy for more information about TEFL Certification in Florencespeak to an Admissions Advisor. Your advisor will answer your questions and assist you with matters such as your eligibility & enrollment; course costs & logistics (such as housing); and your options for employment as an English teacher once you complete your TEFL Class.
NOTE: All students must also complete a brief application & interview prior to paying the deposit & enrolling in this NYC TEFL Class.

To speak with an advisor, please call 773-634-9900 or fill out a contact form. 
To enroll for this course, please visit our Registration Procedures Page.

VIDEO Introduction:
TEFL Certification for Teaching English Abroad


Earning an accredited TEFL certification is a key element in the process of going overseas to teach English abroad, but sorting out your options for taking the right class can be a challenge. This video provides an in-depth overview of accredited TEFL certification course options offered by International TEFL Academy, including the
170-hour Online TEFL Certification Course and onsite 4-week TEFL classes offered in more than 25 locations worldwide, including in the U.S. Watch the video to learn more about these various options, including international standards, costs, schedules, formats, job placement assistance and the advantages to each approach.


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