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English teacher for an Academy in Gijón, north coast of Spain - february 2019

Published: 9 Jan, 2019

The English Explorer

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Spain, Gijón
Part time

Job title

English Teacher

Job description

The English Explorer is looking for an enthusiastic and good-fun teacher to join our team in February 2018 . We teach small groups ( max 5 ) of children and teens from a conversational approach; most of our students are between the ages of 4 to 18.

We are a conversational language school and our main aim is to get our students talking in a relaxed and friendly environment . Teachers are encouraged to bring their personal touch, creativity and loads of magic into their lessons. We have loads of games and resources at the school that can be useful and inspiring.

Most of the working hours go between 3:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Monday to Thursday, with the possibility of some morning groups as well.

We need to cover a position of 18 hours a week, with the possibility of increasing the hours throughout the school year .

Salary and benefits

We offer a contract until mid-June; with possibility of extending or renewing it if desired

The contract includes health insurance, plus national and local bank holidays.

Rough pay is 800 euros a month. There are possibilities of increasing the number of hours throughout the school year. Cost of living and accommodation is generally lower in Asturias than in other regions of Spain.

We can give teachers help finding nice and affordable accommodation.


As we enrol some students for the Trinity and Cambridge exams some knowledge of grammar is essential, experience working as a teacher with teens and kids is necessary. Candidates with a degree in Languages, translation, literature...usually fit in well in the profile. Support and Training will given throughout the school year for those candidates with no experience.

How to apply

The position needs to be filled before the beginning of February. If interested, please send your CV (with a recent photo) plus a cover letter to:

Applicants overseas will be interviewed on Skype, so please don't forget to add your Skype ID.

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