Teach English in Spain
Spain is one of the most popular locations in Europe and the world for teaching English abroad. English teachers in Spain typically find work starting in September or early October, and then again in January. Most contracts to teach English in Spain end in late June. For those looking to teach English in Spain through the summer, opportunities at summer English language camps are available in Spain and throughout Europe. Summer camp positions typically start in late June and early July.
English teachers in Spain typically teach through a Spanish Government Program like the Cultural Ambassadors Program, or they enroll in one of ITA's student visa programs. Be sure to talk with your ITA Admissions Advisor about Spanish Government Programs and student visa programs, as the planning can take anywhere from 3-6 months. For a full run-down on getting a teaching job in Spain, read What You Need to Know Before Moving to Get a Job Teaching English in Spain [The Ultimate Super Cheatsheet].
A solid hourly wage enables English teachers in Spain to live a comfortable and enjoyable lifestyle. Schools in Spain typically offer 20-25 hours per week of work, leaving you plenty of opportunities to travel and explore. Please note that while a bachelor's degree is not required to secure a job in this country, it can still be strongly preferred by employers. If you do not have a degree, you should be prepared for a more competitive job search. Major cities for English teaching jobs in Spain are Madrid, Barcelona, and Valencia.