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Old 22nd October 2006, 04:20 PM   #21
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H[quote=Jonty83;9746] Hi my name is Jon Brawn I've recently moved to Zaragoza and I'm urgently looking for teaching work. I'd be very grateful for any help that you could give me.
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Old 22nd October 2006, 05:16 PM   #22
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Try advertising in the Heraldo de Aragón. They have an office on the Paseo de la Independencia and you can put an advert in there for about €10 a week I think.

Also, try advertising yourself on loquo.com, I'm sure if its widely used for Zaragoza but its worth a try.
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Old 22nd October 2006, 07:36 PM   #23
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Rob and Jon,

I would like to get in contact with you both. My name is Jon and I have an academy in Zaragoza. Please send me a private message with your telephone numbers.

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Old 15th March 2007, 04:48 PM   #24
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Ben said that September is the best time to find work in Madrid teaching English. I plan on moving to Spain in January, in very much the same way that Mateo did/is doing. I was planning on finding work teaching English as well. Is January a bad time for this? Should I move my flight up a few months to September? What are your thoughts/experiences with finding work at different times of the year?
Oh, and how much of the job/flat-hunt can I do before I leave?
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Old 22nd June 2007, 09:29 AM   #25
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Interesting thread... I'm going back to college this fall, and I'd love to take classes in Spain at some point (having never been to Europe.) Teaching English in Spain sounds like a great opportunity, since I haven't exactly mastered the Spanish language yet. Any advice on where to start, as a young, inexperienced college student, if I should eventually visit Spain? Who knows, I might fall in love with it and leave the states behind. Teaching English sounds like a great place to start, at any rate..
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Old 17th September 2007, 04:49 PM   #26
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So basically finding work teaching English is relatively easy in the big cities?

My Spanish is intermediate low, I'd want to be advanced or basic fluency before I did anything like this, would it give me an advantage?
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Old 17th September 2007, 06:31 PM   #27
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In theory you can teach English without speaking a word of Spanish (that is the TEFL/CELTA theory so that teachers can teach classes of mixed nationalities without knowing all the students mother toungue). I don't think it is all that important in getting a job, but can't do any harm at all.

And yes, it's much easier in the big cities!
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Old 19th October 2008, 10:21 AM   #28
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I think you will definitely find work if you have the certificate, especially in Madrid or Barcelona. See my list of tips above for ideas on where to find work. The course I did (here in Madrid with International House) took four weeks. It is very hard work, but a very enjoyable month.
Hi Ben,

Could you give an idea how much the course costs were.

Cheers

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Old 9th June 2009, 08:27 PM   #29
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I was wondering if there is a preference in Spain between UK english and American english teachers? Imagining large numbers of spaniards sounding as if they grew up in Brooklyn might not be the desired result.
*lol*

This cracked me up!
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Old 10th June 2009, 01:50 AM   #30
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I know a Polish girl whose fluent English accent is pure Belfast.
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Old 10th June 2009, 04:47 PM   #31
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If you want to hear incongruous accents go to Stowell Street in Newcastle's Chinatown and marvel at some of the gorgeous Chinese waitresses speaking in pure Geordie!
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Old 10th June 2009, 05:53 PM   #32
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What's Geordie? (Pardon my ignorance...)
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Old 10th June 2009, 08:42 PM   #33
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Aqui es un Geordie, son personas desde el noreste de Inglaterra

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Old 5th July 2009, 04:15 PM   #34
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Just my luck there is no possibility to do CELTA where i live
TKT (teaching knowlwdge test) is not enough i guess, but maybe it will do if i want to do private teaching?
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Old 15th July 2009, 02:24 AM   #35
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I want to travel again to Spain especially to Madrid, still only problem i get is language. People there spoke only Spanish languages and no body answer me in English !!! But my holidays there was a dreams
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Old 15th July 2009, 05:34 PM   #36
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*lol*

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Old 24th October 2010, 08:48 AM   #37
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Thanks for the helpful information. It is not only interesting it also will be of great help if people are going to visit Spain with the working purposes.
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Old 11th November 2010, 09:00 PM   #38
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Hi,

I am interested in teaching English in Madrid and am planning to move there in January. I know that the best time to come to Spain to look for teaching jobs is September, but is it possible to get any teaching job in the beginning of the year? (I have CELTA, 4 months post CELTA teaching experience, a degree in ELT from my home country and speak fluent Spanish)

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