Designed for ITA TEFL class graduates who have successfully completed a fully accredited in-person TEFL or TESOL course.
Includes: 1-year Student Visa offered through Universidad Europea del Atlantico (including Spanish language & culture classes and ongoing professional development training that will lead to an Advanced Certificate in TEFL). Job placement assistance for teaching English in Madrid, housing assistance, visa assistance, and additional support is included. Learn more.
7 Months of Part-Time Spanish Classes (3 hours per week) – Students will receive 3 hours of part-time classes per week for 7 months in order to keep your Spanish progressing throughout your time in Spain.
6 months of Ongoing Professional Development Leading to an Advanced Certificate in TEFL
Evaluation with Teaching Supervisor – As this is a university course, an assessment will be conducted of your paid teaching placement. This can be a visit from a team member, your boss or supervisor. The evaluation is given to ensure you are meeting all of your teaching requirements and also that the school is meeting their requirements as an employer.
Cultural Activities - Cooking classes, dance classes, visits to museums, and conversation workshops are just a few of the activities you can participate in to experience and gain insight into Spanish culture and history.
Premium CV/Resume Service that connects you with over 300 schools - Upon your arrival, we will schedule a meeting with you to go through your CV/resume and make any needed edits. From there, we will send it out to our partner’s premier school and academy list.
Pre and Post Arrival Assistance - Includes organizing accommodations, setting up a bank account, acquiring a cell phone, etc. Upon arrival, a Trainee Support Coordinator will sit down with you about how to obtain your NIE (foreign identification card). They will go through a step by step list of what needs to be done. You will receive a packet of legal documents that must be filled out then presented to the Ministry of Foreigners Department.
The Advanced TEFL Course: Students will also have the opportunity to complete an Advanced Certificate in TEFL which includes:
- Young Learners in the ESL Classroom
- Teaching Business English
- Pronunciation and Phonetics for Spanish Speakers
- Advanced Grammar for ESL Teachers
- New Methodologies in the ESL Classroom
- Exams & Assessment in ESL
Start Dates: Each Monday throughout the year
Total cost: 2,900 euros Deposit: 600 Euros (paid to International TEFL Academy)
Remaining Balance: 2300 Euros (paid to partner school at least 30 days in advance of your arrival)
NOTE: All visa fees must be paid by the student to the consulate directly. Visa fee for Americans is approximately $160 USD. Visa fees are not included in tuition.