TEFL/TESOL Teachers Required in Spain – Language Assistants in Private Schools

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Meddeas - Language Assistants in Spain

Meddeas is a Spanish organization with presence in five countries that supports multilingual teaching in more than 200 educational centers. It offers the opportunity to teach English in Spain through Language Assistant programs and provides consultancy services.

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Job Headline: TEFL/TESOL Teachers Required in Spain – Language Assistants in Private Schools Featured Job
Job Location: Spain, Europe
Minimum Salary: 930
Maximum Salary: 1162
Salary Currency: Euro (EUR)
Salary Frequency: Month
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Conversational English, General English, Primary School, High School
Job Title: Teacher

Are you TEFL/TESOL certified and eager to gain valuable professional experience in Spain? We encourage candidates interested in applying before May 25th. Participants with a TEFL/TESOL will join our Advanced program, which includes a teaching-related training given by a university (paid by the program). They will teach 20-25 hours per week, and receive a monthly grant (€930-€1,162), and ongoing in-country support.

This is a serious and structured program with no fees, which enables participants to teach English in Spain and 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

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Important Dates

- Deadline: candidates are encouraged to apply ASAP or at least before May 28th 2018

- Program length (academic year in Spain): November 5th, 2018 to June 28th, 2019


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

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

- University course included (compulsory)

- More than 200 schools all over Spain

- Advanced program adapted to participants with TEFL/TESOL training.

The Role of a Language Assistant

During one academic year, participants will teach 20 to 25 hours a week in one of the 200 schools Meddeas works with. A Language Assistant is a native-level speaker of English, 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.

Main Perks of the Programme

- Professional placement in a Spanish school, teaching 20 to 25 hours per week

- Certified Expert in Bilingual Education course (20 ECTS) given by a Spanish university and paid by the programme.

- Guaranteed monthly allowance, more than enough to live in Spain as a student

- Health insurance covered by the programme (EU citizens)

- Help opening a bank account

- Programme run by a serious and professional organisation

- 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

- Paid school holidays (except for the summer period)

- No fees attached

Desirable candidate profile:

- Native-level English speaker

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

- TEFL/TESOL certificate

- 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

Desired Skills: intercultural skills, cultural awareness, creativity, language skills, team working, public speaking, patience, maturity, autonomy

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Publish Date: 05/09/2018 04:31:20
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