Teach English and German in a School in Madrid

Education and/or Teacher Training, Languages and Philological Sciences
1 Sep, 2019 to 1 Jun, 2020
10 May, 2019

General information

10 months

Teach English and German in a school in Spain: new opening in Madrid! Are you a recent graduate looking for a valuable professional experience in Spain? Receive a monthly pay, certified teaching related training, valuable experience in a school, ongoing in-country support, and the opportunity to explore a country. After the first few days at school, participants will be asked to use their own initiative, find resources and prepare their own engaging and fun activities or games. This is a serious and structured program with no fees, which enables participants to teach English in Spain and gain international experience. Interested candidates must be recent graduates and native level English speakers with advanced German skills (C1 or C2); as from 25 teaching hours, 20 are in English and 5 in German.  Important Dates

  • Deadline: candidates are encouraged to apply ASAP or at least before May 10th 2019
  • Program length (academic year in Spain): Sept./Oct. 2019 to May/June 2020

 Doubts? Interested? Send an email to [email protected] / [email protected]  “Unterrichten verschiedener Altersgruppen (von Schülern bis hin zu Kollegen), die Möglichkeit seine eigenen Ideen und Kreativität einzubringen sowie die Chance einen Online-Kurs an der Universität zu absolvieren, die spanische Kultur kennenzulernen und, und, und. Für mich war es genau die richtige Entscheidung, in Spanien Deutsch zu unterrichten und ich würde es immer wieder tun. Warum? Lest selbst!” (Current Meddeas German Language Assistant) Don't miss out on our participants' testimonials on the Meddeas Language Assistants' blog. Join us for news and updates on Facebook and Youtube. Selected candidate will

  • Receive a monthly pay: 1227€ per month (depending on the amount of teaching hours/week) 
  • Join a Spanish school to cooperate as a German language assistant with 20 teaching hours per week, starting in September 12th 2019 until June 11th 2020, with the same holidays as the school.
  • Get initial training and teacher workshops.
  • Receive foreign languages-teaching related certified course, given by a Spanish university (paid by the programme).
  • Paid school holidays (except for the summer period).
  • Get help with the process and opening a bank account.
  • Have ongoing in-country support from the school’s designated Tutor and from Meddeas.
  • Receive a certificate of completion at the end of the programme.
  • Enjoy paid school holidays (except for summer period).
  • School is located in Madrid
  • Full cover to the National Health insurance. 
  • No fees attached

 The Role of a Language AssistantA 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. Desirable candidate profile

  • Native-level German speaker
  • Advanced English skills (C1)
  • Recent university graduates (obtained after 2015)
  • No previous teaching experience needed (but 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

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

Financial compensation
English: Proficient User C2
German: Proficient User C1
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