Teach EFL in Spanish Private Schools

Date posted:2015-01-05 | Writer: Meddeas | Email: candidates@meddeas.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 imaginations. And you will return with skills and experiences that will make any recruiter sit up and take note!

Selected candidates will:

• Join a Spanish school to cooperate as language assistants with 20 teaching hours per week for one academic year, with the same holidays as the school.

• Receive a 20 ECTS Expert in Bilingual Education course, given online in English by a Spanish university to help you in your tasks as language assistant.

• Have health insurance covered by the program (EU citizens).

• Receive a monthly remuneration, more than enough for living in Spain as a student.

• Have support from the school´s designated Tutor and from Meddeas, helping the language assistant in his/her task.

What does a language assistant do?

• Deliver conversational English lessons during the requested weekly hours.

• Encourage oral practice in English.

• Explain the culture of your own country.

• Play games, sing songs... (if with pre-school or elementary levels).

• Help in other subjects apart from English such as science, art, sport.

• Act as a role model for correct pronunciation and grammar.

• Collaborate with teaching staff in creating teaching materials and planning lessons.

To be eligible, you must:

• Be a native-level English speaker.

• Enjoy working with children and/or young people

• Be energetic and imaginative.

• Have no prior criminal convictions

Being competent in the Spanish language is recommended, but is not necessary.

Recent graduates (last four years) or university students preferred.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

• Unbeatable grant program conditions.

• Professional teaching experience and valuable course for you CV.

• Positions available with different children age ranges.

• Multicultural experience and the chance to learn a new language.

• Pre-selected candidates will attend a personal interview  in USA, UK or Ireland.

• Immediate and future vacancies available.

Doubts? Interested? Please send an email to the address given on the job heading.

To apply:  Send your CV and Cover letter to the address given on the job heading.

Interviews are held on an ongoing basis so we encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible.

 

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching.

 

In a teacher's career, he/she will have to deal with various equipment and teaching aids. Each one of them have a proper function and a moment to use them. There are a lot of advantage to use teaching material as it will enhance and support our lesson to give them more flexibility and variation. Most schools will have different types of equipment, and it is up to us to make the best use of it.There are several common problem situations that may arise while teaching, like having reluctant students or having a large class. It will be helpful to start off the first class by establishing rapport between the students and the teacher instead of drilling from the course book. Similarly, each class should start with a warmer activity that will stimulate the students for the planned lesson.

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