Language Assistants
graduate job

Language Assistants

912 euros month
Time left to apply
7 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

Apply before 30 November to start ASAP. You can get one of the last positions left to become a language assistant in a Spanish school.

Are you a student or recent graduate looking for professional experience in Spain? No matter what your background and level of Spanish are, there is a Meddeas programme for you. Receive a monthly income, free TEFL-related training and the opportunity to explore a country.

Do you want to live a once in a lifetime opportunity?
Becoming a Language Assistant in a Spanish school with Meddeas is a unique experience that will stay with you forever. During one academic year, you will enrol a structured programme and cooperate with 20 teaching hours a week in one of the 200 educational centres we work with. Gain international experience and add transferable skills to your CV. Don’t miss the opportunity to discover a new culture and language, paying no fees and with a guaranteed monthly income, which is more than enough to live in Spain as a student.


  • Join a Spanish school to co-operate as a Language Assistant with 20 teaching hours per week
  • Receive a certified teaching-related course given by a Spanish university
  • Get initial training and teacher workshops
  • Have health insurance covered by the programme (EU citizens)
  • Get help with the visa process and opening a bank account
  • Receive a monthly allowance, more than enough for living in Spain as a student
  • Have support from a professional and experienced Spain-based company
  • Count with in-school advice from the school’s designated Tutor
  • Receive a certificate of completion at the end of the programme
  • Enjoy paid school holidays (except for summer period)
  • Teach children aged two to eighteen, learners' English levels range from beginner to advance

So what does Meddeas offer you?
According to your background and interests, there is a Meddeas’ programme for you that will include a University certified course.

Advanced Programme

  • Qualifications: degree in English or any degree plus TEFL course or degree in education
  • Conversation practice with up to 28 pupils

Graduate Programme

  • Qualifications: any degree
  • Conversation practice with up to 14 pupils

Speakers Programme

  • Minimum qualifications: any degree or university students or gap years.
  • Conversation practice with small groups or assisting the main teacher

Co-op Placements

  • Minimum qualifications: only university students (as part of their courses)
  • Conversation practice with small groups or assisting the main teacher

Accommodation details
There are two lodging options: full board accommodation with a host family or independently housing, depending on your own interests. Families in these programmes are linked to the school and chosen by its principal. In fact, they host the Language Assistant on a volunteer basis to experience a cultural and linguistic immersion. Partly because of the obligations with the family, the assistants living with a host family will be teaching at the school four days a week. During the programme, the family will cover meals and accommodation expenses.

Starting dates available

  • Starting dates available: September 2017 until June 2018 – immediately until June 2018

Company information

Meddeas is a Spanish organization with presence in five countries that supports multilingual teaching in more than 200 educational centres. It offers language assistant programs and provides consultancy services. Recent graduates from all the main universities the UK have already joined our programmes.

Why Spain?
Spain receives 63 million tourists every year thanks to its 41 UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites. It has a unique, vibrant and welcoming culture. At the same time it is a Western European country with affordable living standards and high personal security levels. At last but not least, learning Spanish will boost you employability.

Person requirements

  • Native-level English speaker.
  • No previous teaching experience needed.
  • Someone who enjoys working with children and / or young people.
  • Energetic and imaginative.
  • With no criminal records.
  • Hold an EU passport or residence permit.

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • Recent graduates (last four years) or university students or gap years. Any degree.
  • Competence in the Spanish language is not required.

Accepted degree subjects



912 euros month



Contract and working hours

Fixed term

How to apply

Closing date: 30/11/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 30/11/2017

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