ELA (English language assistants program)
Company, dedicated to language teaching since 1989.
ELA is a program for native English-speaking students designed to develop your communication and teaching skills while you experience the fact of being an English Language Assistant in infant, primary and secondary Spanish schools (children from 3 to 16 years old)
Language assistants are not teachers, they are teacher assistants who love children and who want to transmit their knowledge about the English language.
It's an amazing opportunity to develop your personal growth, learn the Spanish language and culture and improve your communication and teaching skills.
You will have the opportunity to live with a Spanish native family. Spanish families are kind and generous and they are willing to enjoy this cultural and linguistic exchange. This is a full immersion in the Spanish language and culture!
If you are looking for a placement for your Year Abroad, it is a good opportunity!
Spain is one of the best places in the world!
Native English language speaker, responsible, dynamic, interested in learning, receptive, and lover of children.
Capacity to integrate with a host family.
Available from October to June.
It is not required to speak Spanish
Under the guidance and coordination of a school teacher (English language teacher), the language assistants must help the teacher in his/her program, support oral exercises and share with students aspects of their culture.
Carry out tasks individually, in pairs or in groups.
Help with any questions about the English language, especially related to pronunciation.
Assist with the preparation of classes.
25 classes/week from Monday to Friday, during school period
You will receive:
Host family accommodation: Free room and full board
Free transport from home to school and from school to home
A guidance tutor, to help and look after your welfare during your stay
Spanish online lessons with a native teacher and books and materials
Pick-up from the airport
Study grant 300EUR/month
Accident and liability insurance
Internship of 9 months October - June
Vacations according to the school calendar
No enrollment fee
Download the application form, then send it completed with a picture of you, a handwrittten cover letter (not typed!), your résumé/cv, and your academic transcript (digital copies) to email@example.com