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TEFL Jobs in Spain
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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 in Alicante, Spain (2)Expand
Date posted:2009-06-01 | Writer: Barbara\'s School | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are a well established, friendly, language school, with a good reputation, in the centre of Elche (Alicante). Elche is a very pleasant town to live in. It is large enough to have everything you may need but not so large as to feel stressful. The climate is ideal and it is still very Spanish. There is a vacancy for a qualified TEFL teacher who has experience with children to begin on 15th September, 2009. We have students of all ages, from 3 year-olds to pensioners, so there is plenty of variety for our teachers.
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Teach TEFL in Barcelona, SpainExpand
Date posted:2009-03-05 | Writer: LaGrange Kiddies School | Email: email@example.com
LaGrange Kiddies School, a new private elementary school located in Barcelona Spain, is looking for TEFL qualified native English speaking teachers from across Europe, United States and other native English speakers to work as full time teachers. Should you decide to come to Barcelona Spain to join our school, you will love the friendly hospitality and the Spanish culture besides enjoying your work with the kids. The school provides housing and a fair living allowance. Read more
Opportunity to Teach TEFL in Tenerife, SpainExpand
Date posted:2009-01-20 | Writer: inlingua | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking for full-time and part-time TEFL qualified English teachers to teach in Tenerife. EU passport preferable. Applicants should have a recognized teaching certificate and at least 1 year of teaching experience. Initial training on our preferred teaching techniques will be given. Previous experience with inlingua a "plus". We are a closely knit team that has been together for nearly 6 years. Read more
Teach TEFL in Madrid, SpainExpand
Date posted:2008-12-09 | Writer: Pueblo Inglés | Email: email@example.com
Pueblo Inglés is an English Language Teaching Company which offers in-company English classes, intensives and much more. We currently have 30 teachers teaching private and group classes in small to large companies in the Madrid province. We are always on the look out for new TEFL qualified teachers to join the team and are currently recruiting for 2009. Our requirements are that you are a native English speaker, enthusiastic, dynamic and flexible, and have a solid educational background. We offer academic support, varied hours and great hourly rates of pay. Read more
Job Teaching English in Spain.Expand
Date posted:2008-10-26 | Writer: First English Centre | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A well establishe school in Jaen is looking for a reliable TEFL qualified teacher with some experience of teaching TESOL to children over the age of 12 and has permission to work in Spain or EU status. The school has good resources and the classes have a maximum of 14 students. The timetable consits of a minimum of 16 to a maximum of 20 teaching hours per week. We offer an attractive salary together with medical cover and paid holidays. Read more
Teach English in Sevilla, Spain.Expand
Date posted:2008-08-05 | Writer: Point English | Email: email@example.com
Point English in San José de La Rinconada, Sevilla, requires an experienced and reliable native English speaking TEFL Teacher for their expanding centre. October 2008 till June 2009. Mainly young learners and teenagers, 22 contact hours per week. Full social security and paid holidays. Must have EU nationality or legal residence in Spain. Read more
Teach English in Spain (2)Expand
Date posted:2008-07-07 | Writer: Centro Ingles S.L. | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Centro Ingles S.L., in Segovia, Spain, is looking for a TEFL Instructor, to teach children and adults, beginning late September, 2008 and to continue for the academic year. We are a professionally run school dedicated to teaching languages. Positive, supportive atmosphere. Lots of material for teacher use. Segovia is a beautiful pre-Renaissance town, an hour from Madrid by bus or 35 minutes by train. Applicants should be native English speakers with Spanish conversational skills and be EU resident, or have a work visa. At least one year's full-time experience is required. Read more
TEFL in Spain - NorthExpand
Date posted:2008-05-13 | Writer: English Learning Centre | Email: email@example.com
We are a small and friendly English school situated in the city of Gijon, in the North of Spain and are looking for an enthusiastic TEFL teacher to join us for the academic year October 2008 - June 2009. . The school attracts a wide range of students form young learners to adults and from beginners to advanced. We offer a 25 hour working week, with the possibilty of additional hours, at a reasonable salary. Read more
TEFL in Mataro, SpainExpand
Date posted:2008-04-02 | Writer: The British American Institute | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The British American Institute in Mataró, Spain is searching for experienced and qualified TEFL teachers to work full-time starting in October 2008. Work at an independent, medium-size school in a coastal town 30 kilometres from Barcelona without sacrificing big-city salaries. Workload is around 21-24 hours per week teaching classes of both young learners and adults. Some one to one private classes are also available. Read more
TEFL in Miranda de Ebro, Spain.Expand
Date posted:2008-03-03 | Writer: Central Park Idiomas | Email: email@example.com
We are looking for a motivated native English teacher to join our team at the end of March 2008. Central Park Idiomas is a well established, professional language school based in Miranda de Ebro (Burgos province, North of Spain).Classes consist of small groups of students aged 4 to adult at all levels. Classes are held both in the school and off-site (transport provided, displacement time considered). Contracts are for 22 hours teaching, with extra hours available should you wish to earn more. Read more