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TEFLCELTA Teachers Required in Spain in September 2018

Category :Graduate
Duration :9 Months (September 2018 to June 2019)
Salary :€930-1,162 per month
No. Jobs :5
Location :Spain

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Teach English in Spain - Immediate Start


Are you a recent graduate looking for a valuable professional experience in Spain? Start teaching English in Spain in October/November and finish in June 2019. Receive a monthly income, TEFL-related training (paid by the programme), and ongoing in-country support. Currently, October/ November start is only available for candidates with an EU passport, due to visa deadlines.


Important dates:

  • Deadline: ASAP or apply before October 14th to start in October/November
  • Program length: October/November 2018 to June 2019

This is a serious and structured program with no fees, which enables participants to teach English in Spainand gain international experience.

“Meddeas has done an incredible job in my placement and in helping me throughout my journey whether it was answering my questions of certain things or helping me figure out my required documents. They have done a great job on following up and I truly felt like they cared about all of us Language Assistants”, Christian T., former participant


  • Monthly grant: €930-1,162 per month (€430-480 per month when housing is included)

  • Lodging options: independent housing or full board accommodation with a volunteer host family

  • Expert in Bilingual Education university-course included (compulsory)

  • Paid school holidays (except for the summer period)

  • Spanish public healthcare coverage

  • More than 200 schools all over Spain

  • Ongoing in-country support from the school’s tutor and from Meddeas

  • Initial training and teaching workshops

  • Certificate of completion at the end of the programme

  • Children aged two to eighteen. Learners' English levels range from beginner to advanced

  • No fees attached

The Role of a Language Assistant

During one academic year, participants will teach 20 hours a week in one of the 200 schools Meddeas works with. A Language Assistant is a native-level speaker of English, French or German, who supports the school’s language teachers and helps students with conversation practice. The tasks differ from the ones in a teaching assistant role and include encouraging oral practice of the foreign language; explaining the culture of their home country; helping in other subjects such as science, art, P.E.; acting as a role model for correct pronunciation and grammar; and collaborating with teaching staff in creating teaching materials and planning lessons.

After teaching English abroad, Language Assistants add transferable skills to their CVs, such as public speaking, language skills, creativity, team working, topic preparation, patience, maturity, autonomy, and cultural awareness.

Desirable candidate profile: 

  • Native-level English speaker

  • Recent graduates (last four years) OR last-year university students

  • TEFL/CELTA certificate

  • Some previous teaching experience will be valued

  • Someone who enjoys working with children and/or young people

  • Energetic and creative

  • Competence in the Spanish language is not required

  • No criminal records