Teaching English in Spain

Hello! Nice to meet you! We have many teaching positions for Conversation Language Assistants available in over 300 Spanish schools throughout the regions of Catalonia and the Valencia. We have been working together with the CAPS Programme in Spain since 2009 and have successfully placed over 600+ assistants. Please read through the information below and then decide if you would like to apply. You can also download the application form for this programme at the bottom of the page.

Teaching English in Spain

Hello! Nice to meet you! We have many teaching positions for Conversation Language Assistants available in over 300 Spanish schools throughout the regions of Catalonia and the Valencia. We have been working together with the CAPS Programme in Spain since 2009 and have successfully placed over 600+ assistants. Please read through the information below and then decide if you would like to apply. You can also download the application form for this programme at the bottom of the page.

Before applying please make sure that you read the information about this amazing programme below:

If you enrol in this teaching programme you will get:

  • To fully immerse yourself in to the Spanish lifestyle and culture
  • Take a free 150 hour TEFL course (advanced course available for those who already have a TEFL certificate)
  • Personal enrichment and the experience of living abroad.
  • To be part of a school, have host family support and the benefit of a serious, qualified organisation.
  • All your living expenses are covered i.e.: accommodation, food, transport to school and you will also receive a monthly grant.There are excellent opportunities available to earn extra money if you wish and these will be disclosed to you upon interview…
  • Standard CRB checks are approximately £60, then all you will pay for is your flight to join the programme and a small returnable deposit (returned to you upon completion of the programme). These are your only costs to take part. There are no other hidden costs unlike so many other programs. You are not required to return home during the school holidays unless you choose to do so.

Below please find 2 links to videos of teachers arriving in 2014 and 2017.

To Qualify:

  • Candidates for the position will be aged between 18 –30 years-old at the time of application.

You must be a native English speaker (English Mother Tongue). If you are from outside the EU and come from Australia, New Zealand, the USA, Canada or South Africa then you are eligible to obtain a visa for Spain. Candidates from outside the EU will need to apply well in advance of their starting date due to the time it takes to obtain the visa (2-3 months)

  • You must be educated to A-level or equivalent diploma etc. in any subjects.
  • You should have a dynamic and friendly personality as well as a desire to live in a foreign country.
  • You should also have a genuine love for children and a desire to work with them

Teachers who took part in our program last year

Download our personalised CAPS Dossier by clicking this link.

Programme Description:

  • The Conversation Assistant (CA) will be assigned to an infant, primary or secondary school in Spain and will assist with classes of children between the ages of 3 to 16.
  • The CA will be present in the school in accordance with the timetable provided. They will be helping in school a maximum 25 classroom hours per week distributed between Monday to Friday.
  • The CA will have the same holidays as the school.
  • The CA will be assigned a tutor from the school who will help with the CA´s integration.

The CA may be given the following tasks under the supervision of the teacher:

  • Conversation practice.
  • Help in the language laboratory.
  • Help in the audiovisual rooms.
  • Help with oral exams.
  • Explaining the culture of their own country.
  • Encouraging the students to speak.
  • Playing English games and reading.
  • Help prepare displays, complimentary material.

Please click here to read about the experiences of our teachers.

If your application is successful you will be invited for a video telephone interview using your webcam and Skype. This saves you having to travel to attend the interview in person. If you don’t have Skype you can download it from the internet at www.skype.com It is free to download and free to call Skype to Skype.  A face to face interview is a requirement for acceptance on to the programme. Any questions that you may have will be answered at the interview. Attending the interview does not imply that you are obligated to proceed with your application if you are not happy with the conditions. If you pass the interview and you wish to proceed then we will get back in touch usually within 72 hours. A formal offer can take more than 2 weeks. This all depends on the application, places available, medical information being returned and then approval from management. Any offer is subject to acceptance of the terms and conditions which will be explained at interview and also sent to you by email for your formal reply.
Here is a video by one of our previous English teachers:

The starting date is the 29th September 2017 and the program finishes on the 23rd of June 2018.

Please download the application form at the bottom of the page. You may write directly in to the fields and save a copy to your PC using your full name. You may add your head and shoulders photo to the form in the space provided (top right) but if you have any difficulty then you may send it as an attachment and we can add it for you. You should email all documents to: rosemary@aupair-agency.com If you have not already sent a copy of your CV then please include this when you submit your application form.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Best regards,
Rosemary Riley