International Institute in Madrid
The International Institute in Spain has been one of Madrid's best kept secrets up till now. I hadn't heard of them till 2004 even though they've been around for over a hundred years. Where some schools exploit their almost non-existent infra-structure in every and any way possible, these guys have got "the" incredible "university-level" infra-structure without any of the corresponding fame. (They do share their space with American institutions like Boston University, Syracuse and Stanford.
However, despite all the beautiful architecture (the building's on the National Historical Register and is incredible inside and out), the English language department seems to operate just like in any other normal academy although it has American Cultural Studies, varied mini courses and activities and clubs for kids. Teachers here get 750€ for a 10 week, 30 hour course (3 hours per week) and unless my math is failing me, that's about 25 euros an hour (more with a master's degree), which makes this one of the better paying "on-the-premises" jobs in Madrid.
Job Offer 1:
Job/Employment title: Currently accepting applications for teachers for General English instructors for adults and young learners (age 6 to 16), TOEFL and Cambridge FCE and CAE preparation. September 28th, 2018.
Job Offer 2:
Teachers of American English and Culture
The American Cultural Studies Program (ACS), an initiative of the English Program at the International Institute in Spain, is seeking American candidates of proven excellence interested in developing and teaching classes that embody and expand ACS's vision. A Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) program, ACS offers courses grounded in the study of American culture to students with an advanced (or higher) level of English. ACS instructors are highly-qualified, experienced ESL teachers, as well as accredited experts in their fields of specialization (American literature, art history, cinema studies, cultural studies, etc.)
Candidates interested in designing innovative, exciting courses that expand students' knowledge of U.S. culture while improving all aspects of their English abilities are welcome to send a C.V. plus a brief summary of a possible course proposal.
To learn more about the ACS program, course offerings, and current faculty, click here to consult the ACS home page. For more information about the International Institute in Spain, see www.iie.es.
Level of Qualifications Required:
- English Instruction: TEFL/TESOL/CELTA.
Part-time contracts offered to candidates with satisfactory credentials. The candidate must be a legal resident or have permission to work in Spain.
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Facilities and classrooms:
The International Institute in Spain has around 30 classrooms, a computer lab, an auditorium, cafeteria, conference rooms and garden.
Have good materials support, photocopier?
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