Smile&Drama Days

Smile&Drama Days

During the summer, from Monday to Friday 8,30-16,30 and Saturday 9.30-11.30, children from the ages of  8 to 13 years old have the opportunity to spend several hours a day having fun through drama lessons and talking in a foreign language with brilliant Tutors speaking English.
This takes place at their school or a local community venue.

The Tutors must be native speakers with excellent Drama and Teaching skills and have referenced experience working with children.
All Tutors will teach English through lessons, Drama and Acting activities/games in the morning, following the book provided, rehearse a show to be performed at the end of the week, play sports and games in the afternoon.
Each Tutor will teach to 12-16 kids.

A training  will be organized in Modena, at Smile office on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning before the beginning.
This project is concluded with a show that the Tutors and students will write together during their week at Smile&Drama Days.
Parents, other teachers, Headmaster and other students of the school will be the audience.

All accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner and travel for work are provided. Flight is paid (TBC) for a return ticket to Bologna “Marconi” Airport (BLQ).

Info & Requirements for Smile&Drama Days:

Smile The company was established in 1996. The aim is to help the Italian kids to improve their language and cultural knowledges through didactic activities such as Theatre in English/French, Drama projects, Smile&Dama Days summer camps.

Category Part-time overseas vac. op.

Available to All students of Drama/Actors. Knowledge of Italian not necessary. Native English speakers only with very good knowledge and skills in English grammar, spelling and handwriting.

Location North-east, centre and south Italy

Vacancy Details Enthusiastic, flexible, kind young teachers wanted to work in Italy for two weeks. They will be teaching Italian children English and Drama games, preparing them for the show. Actors/Teachers will be paid per week, given full board and lodge and up to 250€ for return flight costs.

Requirements TEFL, Drama and Teaching experience preferable-necessary. Experience of sport, games, arts and crafts with kids is definitely an advantage.

State date Monday 8 June 2020 until Saturday 11 July 2020
State date
Monday 24 August 2020 until Saturday 12 September 2020

Actors/Teachers who are new to Smile will be expected to attend two training days in Italy and to arrive in MODENA by June 10th and/or August 26th late morning (1:00 PM) – Bologna airport preferable. Lift to Modena is provided for flights arriving in Bologna before 12:30. For other choices of airport, dates and times, consider the time you’ll spend getting to Modena.
Training days are: June TBC.
Training days are: August TBC.
Training is compulsory.

Further details:      Info arrivals + application form + day plan info + FAQ
To apply Please check our contact page
Closing date:        when we’ll run out of positions

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