Citizens of English speaking EU countries given priority. Can be difficult to find work with a non-EU passport.
Contract Hours and Terms
Types of Jobs
Many jobs at language schools, public schools, and private international schools.
20-30 teaching hours and lesson preparation time
Public holidays plus varying time off at private language schools.
Most contracts are for 10-12 months.
Income and Living Costs
$850 - $1500 per month
$500 - $1,000 per month
$1000 - 1500
Usually not provided. Some employers may provide housing allowance and assistance
Usually not provided
Best Time to Apply
Year-round for language schools. Spring months for public schools
Language centers interview and hire in person. Public schools accept applications during Spring months and interview online.
EU citizens can apply to work legally in Spain. Most private language schools will not sponsor non-EU citizens for work visas. Visa for public school positions are handled by the government for non-EU citizens. Non-EU citizens from countries other than America can apply for a working holiday visa.