principles of the Berlitz Method, a communicative teaching approach, are constantly enhanced with new and updated programs and the
latest learning technology.
Our unique method means that our instructors do not need a TEFL or CELTA as Berlitz will provide them with all the training and support necessary to become a professional and successful instructor. And with our enormous international network of learning centers the opportunities to travel can be boundless.
Escuelas de Idiomas Berlitz S.A.
Date: April 25, 2007.
When did academy open? 1970 was when the
first Company-owned Berlitz opened in Madrid, although Alfonso
XIII took classes with Berlitz long before that date.
Contact person and title: Simon Williamson – District
Contact phone: 91 555 5401.
· Madrid - Cuzco
Paseo de la Castellana 137
· Madrid – Barrio Salamanca
Jose Ortega y Gasset 11 -1izq
Metro: Ruben Dario
· Madrid - Azca
Calle Basilica 17, Ofic. 1ºA
Metro: Nuevos Ministerios
· Madrid - Serrano
Calle Serrano, 219-1 B
· Madrid Pozuelo
Enrique Granados, 6
Complejo Empresarial IMCE
28223 Pozuelo de Alarcón.
Fax: 91 559 0998 / 91 541 2765
Tel: 91 541 6104
Facilities and classrooms:
has an ample range of classrooms of differing sizes all
with black/white boards. DVD/Video/Audio Equipment and Computers
are available in each centre as well as additional materials.
Have good materials support, photocopier?
Berlitz has its own very extensive range of materials, as
well as extra language related resources available on-line.
In addition, each school also keeps a wide selection of
materials from various other publishers, and has a photocopier.
Have "Director of Studies" (DOS) support?
Each centre has an LIS (Local Instructional Supervisor)
whose job is to provide support to the teachers, give lesson
observations, and feedback. There is also a District Instructional
Supervisor to provide extra support for all the centres
in the area.
Qualification requirements for
Candidates must be educated to degree
level. TEFL or CELTA is not required as instructors are
trained specifically in the Berlitz Method.
Experience requirements for employment?
Again due to the training no prior teaching experience is
Hire at a distance?
For the normal school
year (September to June) we recruit locally (however there
can be some exceptions) for summer camp programs we sometimes
conduct initial telephone interviews.
Hire Americans and do their papers?
will hire Americans but only if they have either obtained
papers previously or have dual nationality which allows
them to work in Europe.
Preference for British or Americans?
is no preference. Our students request a variety of accents.
Estimated teachers hired yearly:
vary greatly from year to year and centre to centre. We
currently have over 150 contracted teachers on our staff
of which perhaps 25 – 35% joined this year. We also collaborate
with a number of freelance teachers.
Teachers at Berlitz for over 4 years?
We have a large pool of teachers who have been with Berlitz
for a long period of time (some of which have been working
here for more than 20.)
Best part about working at Berlitz:
are a number of great reasons to work at Berlitz. The finely
honed, user-friendly method developed over 128 years is
certainly one of them. Also, the feeling of working in a
large multinational alongside people from so many diverse
cultures, with such a variety of sources to draw on, makes
it an exciting, creative and dynamic environment while,
at the same time, maintaining a personal and friendly atmosphere.
Furthermore, our contracts offer a level of stability that
few others can.
Offer teacher training or development along with
Every teacher goes through an initial training
course. There are also additional on-line development modules,
lesson observations, feedback sessions, and workshops.
Starters' average salary?
We have a variety of six different contracts ranging from
small part-time up to full-time. They all offer a fixed
monthly salary along with paid holidays. The starting salary for a full-time teacher is 1,118 per month. We also collaborate
with freelance teachers.
Berlitz is seeking native English teachers to take part in a program with an important educational organization in Spain, teaching weekly immersion courses to Spanish university students in various locations throughout the country. The program runs from August to December in various locations throughout Spain.
· work Monday to Friday teaching groups of Spanish university students in three classes (from 9:00 to 18:00, in three 2.5 hour blocks.
· give/participate in one evening activity and one dinner per week.
· receive a fixed monthly salary of €1,800 gross.
· receive one week of paid vacation for every 9 weeks worked at the end of the contract.
· receive full training and all materials.
Teachers must be:
· native English speakers; preferably with a CELTA or other teaching qualifications
· comfortable working with groups and individuals.
· either European citizens or already have obtained full working papers (not student visa).
· able to attend a face to face interview in Madrid (although a skype-video is acceptable).
· able to participate in one evening activity and dinner with students per week. (the cost of dinner is covered)
Locations: Santander, Cuenca, Valencia, Huesca, La Linea.
To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com . Please BE SURE to include "REF: Immersion Courses MP" in the subject line.
Job / Employment title: English Teachers required.
Location: 4 schools around the centre of Madrid, one on the outskirts of Madrid.
Need the teacher by: September and October but
often recruit throughout academic year.
Minimum experience required: Teaching experience
preferable although not essential as full training is given.
Description of the academy: A multinational company
providing a variety of language services in 62 countries. Our
Madrid centres have both on and off site classes, teaching students
of all age groups and backgrounds.
Conditions of employment: A variety of contracts
available to EU citizens or Spanish residency holders, providing
holiday pay and social security.
Salary: Varies depending on contract, but fixed
Person: Simon Williamson
Telephone: central 91 541 6103
Website: http://www.berlitz.es, http://www.berlitz.com.