The days when simply being a native speaker of English was enough to get you a TEFL job are long gone. Nowadays you need to be trained and qualified.
You should also remember that your chances of getting a TEFL job in Spain are significantly improved if you have a degree, have some teaching experience and if you speak at least some Spanish.
TEFL Qualifications: CELTA
CELTA is an initial qualification for people with little or no previous teaching experience and opens up a whole world of exciting teaching opportunities. Because it is awarded by Cambridge English, part of the world-famous University of Cambridge, you can rely on its quality and recognition. Over 10,000 people successfully complete a CELTA course each year.
‘TEFL’ or ‘TESOL’ are terms often used to describe qualifications for English Language teachers. CELTA, the best known and most widely taken initial TESOL/TEFL qualification of its kind in the world, was previously known as CTEFLA and the ‘RSA certificate’. More …
TEFL Qualifications: Trinity TESOL
The Trinity CertTESOL is an initial training qualification to equip people with the basic skills and knowledge needed to take up a first post as an ESOL teacher. Accredited at Level 4 on the UK National Qualifications Framework, it gives an introduction to the theory and practice of contemporary English teaching and an insight into the challenges facing the learner and the teacher. More …
TEFL Qualifications: i-to-i
In 1994 i-to-i TEFL pioneered the 20-hour weekend TEFL classroom course and in 2001 created the world’s first Online TEFL course. Today i-to-i offers classroom, online and combined (classroom and online) TEFL courses across the world, with classroom courses taking place in 13 countries (including the UK, USA, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and the Far East). Sine 1994 more than 127,000 people have been trained as TEFL teachers by i-to-i. More …