Getting Your Student Visa for Teaching English in Spain: The Details

By: Megan Zambell

Excited to start your adventures in Spain, but a little shaky on how exactly to get your student visa?!  There were some helpful blogs and people along the way, but I could’ve used guidance and reassurance on the specific items below:

Note: The following information should be helpful to those of you who are hoping to get a student visa for study in Spain, especially if you’re going through the New York consulate.  The NY consulate accepts applications from permanent residents of NY, NJ, PA, CT, or DE.

[Video] TEFL Facebook Live - Teach English in Barcelona, Spain with Rachel Sair

In this video, ITA alumna Rachel Sair talks about her experience living and teaching English abroad in Barcelona, Spain! Rachel took our Barcelona TEFL Class 7 years go. After teaching English for a year, she has moved on to a position of coordinator at an academy and continues to teach English on the side. 7 years later, she's still living in Barcelona! From TEFL certification and work visa to finding a job in Barcelona and teaching English in Spain, watch her cover it all!

[Video] Ambassador Facebook Live - Teaching English in Madrid, Spain

Facebook Live About Teaching English Abroad With ITA Ambassadors

In this video, ITA Alumni Ambassador Christina Bates talks about her experience living and teaching English abroad in Madrid, Spain! From TEFL certification to finding a job in Madrid and teaching English in Spain, watch her cover it all!

How a Week Turned into a Year...And Then Some (Teaching English in Spain)

By: Cara Chatellier


When you hit a certain age, your life becomes a swirl of weddings, bachelorette parties, showers (both baby and bridal) and dress shopping.
When you yourself aren’t getting married or even in a relationship, it can feel… overwhelming. This was my life at age 27. In April 2015, I looked back on the past month and forward at the next, and realized my life was a stream of wedding festivities. I was so pleased to be a part of all of them, but I wanted to do something for myself.