Gain valuable experience teaching English as a second language to 4th and 5th graders at a private all girl’s school outside of Bilbao, Spain. This school’s educational approach stresses a holistic approach to learning incorporating human, intellectual and moral values throughout the curriculum, including Christian, Basque and Spanish cultural values.
Semi-flexible start dates in mid-September and mid-January
6 months, minimum. One year, preferred
This school is a recognized educational center for girls at all non-university levels (K-12). It’s aim is to offer quality education attainable to all families, and thus supply a service of social interest and contribute to the plurality of the educational system which allows parents the right to freely choose the center they desire for their children.
Its main educational function is to guarantee an integral formation of its students paying special attention to the development of human, intellectual and moral values balancing the equality between them.
As a school for girls, the foundation of its mission is a vision of Christian life in accordance with the fundamental principles of the Catholic doctrine and profound respect to the freedom of conscious choice. Through initiative and responsibility, the college has incorporated Basque linguistic and cultural values to its educational program.
Note: This is not a Catholic School, it is simply founded in the Opus Dei doctrines.
The school is situated just 15 minutes from Bilbao, in front of the airport.
Interns will assist with English speaking practice and lead phonics lessons with 3rd and 4th graders (8-10 year olds).
Professional focus on English as a Second language (certification is a plus)
Academic focus in one of the following: English as a Second Language, Education, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education
3rd or 4th year of university-level Spanish proficiency is required
Because it is an all-female school (students and teachers), intern must be female
Previous experience working or studying in Spain is preferred
Budgeting Note: Estimated costs are based on typical internship-related costs and a modest standard of living. Each intern’s costs will vary based on lifestyle choices (eating out vs. cooking or eating provided meals, taking taxis vs. walking or taking the bus) and recreational spending (travelling on days off, expensive hobbies, etc.).
200 Euros / month. Transport to school on bus. Lunch in cafeteria at school included.
Fall/Winter: April 15
Winter/Spring: September 1
-See Qualifications and Requirements section