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If you’re looking for a TEFL job in Europe, Spain is one of your best bets. Demand for TEFL certified teachers is as high as you’re going to find on the entire continent. Added to this, Spain’s climate, culture and people make living here exceptionally enjoyable.
Whether you want to teach young learners or business English, Spain’s cities literally have thousands of private language schools. Just about the only potential down side to teaching in Spain is that non-EU citizens, Americans and Canadians may have to look harder to find employment. The good news is that it’s nowhere near impossible to find work. With due diligence and patience, nearly any TEFL certified teacher can find an EFL job.
Like any country, it’s best to be applying for jobs in-person. The vast majority of employers will want to meet you face-to-face and perhaps even observe a practice lesion before offering you a job.
It’s best to identify the city in which you’d like to work, get there as soon as possible and hit the pavement, ready for employment. Larger cities of course represent a larger pool of employment options, but jobs in smaller cities might be easier to come by as few people are looking for work there.
If you haven’t earned your TEFL certificate, we have training centers throughout Spain. This represents the perfect opportunity to gain the skills you need to become a great teacher, while networking with teachers, students and school administrators. Our centers are well connected with schools in their respective regions so we’re always able to put you in contact with potential employers.
Decide what your preferred location to live and work in Spain is and then go there. The larger cities do have more TEFL jobs available for English teachers, but this is balanced out by the fact they are usually more popular destinations, and therefore the competition is tighter.
If you think you want to teach in Spain and have not earned your TEFL certificate yet, consider taking your TEFL course here. Our TEFL International schools in Spain are well connected and can give you a lot of inside information and advice to help you along the way to finding a good teaching position.
TEFL jobs normally pay on a monthly basis. The academic school year starts around October, so the best time to be looking for work is in August or certainly by September, although many schools will still be recruiting at the last minute. These dates are for government schools so you should bear in mind that private language institutions will hire year round.
Questions to ask TEFL schools in Spain
While considering a job offer, be sure to have answers to all questions regarding rates of pay, salary and other benefits. Find out if you’ll have to travel to your lessons and if you get compensated and/or reimbursed for this time and expense. Ask about what kind of resources the school has for planning lessons and teaching materials, as well as what kind of administrative and collegial support you will have. This will help you avoid any unpleasant surprises after agreeing to take the position. Also, be sure to get all details confirming benefits written in your contract.TEFL Courses in Barcelona
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TEFL Job in Spain (5)Expand
Date posted:2015-03-09 | Writer: Meddeas | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meddeas (Multilingual Education Development and Support), is recruiting young talents for once in a lifetime experience teaching English as a language assistant in Spain. This is an ideal opportunity for newly qualified TEFL graduates. Becoming an English Language Assistant in a Spanish school for one year is a unique experience that will stay with you for your entire life. As well as learning Spanish, improving your language skills, exploring a community and living a multicultural experience, you'll build your sense of independence and gain the satisfaction of firing young imaginations. And you will return with skills and experiences that will make any recruiter sit up and take note! Meddeas (Multilingual Education Development and Support) is a Spanish organization with presence i... Read more
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Date posted:2015-03-02 | Writer: Bray's Santander | Email: email@example.com
If you are a great team worker with TEFL certification and progressive ideas, then this is your chance to join a small enthusiastic team in a reputable well-established academy in a beautiful part of Spain. We offer full contracts teaching adults and/or children starting in April or October. You receive about 1,160 euros monthly net, full social security and a pleasant working atmosphere with Brays in Santander or Getafe, Madrid. Part-time also available. Ideal if you understand that your main function is not to teach but to help the students acquire the language, Opportunity to teach all ages and levels. Full help with settling in and finding accommodation. Requirements: Ideally you are a native level English speaker with a good degree, TEFL qualification and EU passport. You love teac... Read more
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Date posted:2015-02-05 | Writer: inlingua Santander | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
inlingua Santander is a licensee of Internationale inlingua Sprachschulen AG, an international organisation whose headquarters are in Switzerland and which has more than 330 language schools in 37 countries. With more than half a million clients a year, this makes it one of the leading organisations worldwide in the field of language training. We are currently looking for EFL teachers to join our team in Santander, on the northern coast of Spain. They must be native level speakers and should have an EU passport. Job details: Teaching English to adults and children, in small groups (max. 8 students) and one-to-one. The levels of the classes range from complete beginners to proficiency and may include some Business English. Most of the classes take place on the school premises, although th... Read more
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Date posted:2015-01-05 | Writer: Meddeas | Email: email@example.com
Meddeas (Multilingual Education Development and Support), is recruiting young talents for once in a lifetime experience teaching English in Spain. This is an ideal opportunity for newly qualified TEFL graduates. Meddeas, with presence in four countries, is a leading organization specialized in giving support services to Spanish bilingual schools, providing consultancy, selecting language teachers and managing language assistant programs. Becoming an English Language Assistant in a Spanish school for one year is a unique experience that will stay with you for your entire life. As well as learning Spanish, improving your language skills, exploring a community and living a multicultural experience, you'll build your sense of independence and gain the satisfaction of firing young imagina... Read more
Enthusiastic TEFL Teachers Required in SpainExpand
Date posted:2014-11-06 | Writer: The English House | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking for lively and dynamic EFL teachers to join our small but expanding academy in the heart of Aragon. Applicants must have a passion for teaching and enjoy working with young learners. The English House is a small, highly regarded and very friendly academy based in Alcañiz. Our success is due to our dedicated and approachable team of teachers who deliver fun and engaging classes to both children and adults. As part of our team you will enjoy autonomy in the classroom but plenty of support out of it. Alcañiz is a provincial town of around 15,000 inhabitants. People are friendly and the demand for English is high which helps our teachers integrate quickly with the local community. Our Compensation package is above average for Spain, as we are located in a very e... Read more
Full Time and Part Time TEFL Jobs in SpainExpand
Date posted:2014-10-06 | Writer: In English PLZ | Email: email@example.com
Lively and dynamic English Language Teachers required for well-run English academy in Santander to teach students from 3 years old to adult. Full and part time contracts available from now to June 2015, teaching small classes (8-10 students) from Monday to Friday. We offer a competitive salary with paid holidays and assistance finding accommodation. Our student base is made up of a large number of Young Learners and teenagers with some adults too. We would be highly interested in teachers with experience with some or all of these age groups. Teachers will be appointed age groups depending on experience and/or preferences. Adult classes range from beginner to advanced. We prepare our students for YLE, KET, PET, FCE, CAE and CPE exams. This is a great opportunity to work with a profe... Read more
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Date posted:2014-09-02 | Writer: The Oxford School of English | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Oxford School of English is a well-established language school which provides a wide range of courses: young learners, teens and adults, as well as in-company and ESP classes. The school has a local reputation for providing quality language teaching in what is an exceptional learning environment. We seek a dynamic and dedicated EFL professional with a flair for teaching children and adults. We encourage applicants who wish to improve as teachers and contribute to the school´s reputation for Quality Language Teaching. Applicants must possess a desire to live in Spain and become integrated in the local culture of Badajoz. All of our teaching is carried out Monday - Friday, mainly in the afternoons and evenings. Class sizes are small, between 6 - 10 students with very few issues re... Read more
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Date posted:2014-08-07 | Writer: Valleys English | Email: email@example.com
EFL teacher needed from mid September to June for groups ranging from children to adults. Established in 1995, our school provides a good working atmosphere with close contact with our students and their tutor. Our courses in English include courses for children, teens and adults, as well as English training courses in the field of business. We offer a flexible curriculum to meet the needs of different groups which gives the teacher the opportunity of implementing their assessment skills regularly. Full support from an experienced management team. Most classes are in the afternoon and evening. Requirements: The appointed teacher must be eligible to work in the European Union. Non-native speakers must have a degree in English studies. Native speakers should have a 100-hour TEF... Read more
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Date posted:2014-07-16 | Writer: McGinty School of English | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Well established private English language school in Almeria, Southern Spain requires three qualified EFL teachers to join an existing team of 26 full-time teachers. These are full-time teaching positions (max 25 contact hours per week) teaching general English and exam preparation courses to children from 4 years old, teenagers and adults. The successful candidates should be able to arrive in Almeria by early September to allow time to find suitable accommodation and attend pre-course teacher training sessions. Employment contracts start before the first teaching day to cover these paid for training days. The initial contract period is from 11th September (first day of teaching 15th September) until end of June 2014, this can be extended by mutual consent over the summer months and/or for ... Read more
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Date posted:2014-06-12 | Writer: Communicate Language Learning | Email: email@example.com
CLL is a small, quality-oriented school currently seeking 2 EFL teachers for the school year 2014-15. Students aged five to adult; groups max 10 students. Córdoba is a pleasant city of around 350,000, well connected by high-speed train to Madrid, Barcelona, Seville and Málaga. 1 full-time contract 15 Sept 2014 – 15 June 2015 (up to 25 contact hours/week) 1 part-time contract 15 Sept 2014 – 15 June 2015 (up to 18 contact hours/week) Option of one-month contract July 2014 Paid holidays: 2 weeks Christmas, 1 week Easter. Salary: standard salary €1,200/month after taxes. Increments depending on experience. In-school training and support from DOS with 30 years' experience Requirements: Native level speaker, EU passport holder University degree. ... Read more