ELA, a well-established school, in Ubeda, Jaen, is looking for full-time EFL teachers to begin late September 2019. We are looking for teachers to fill different roles: one is infant/young learners focused and the other is for general classes from primary through to teens and adults, including some Cambridge exam preparation. If you are interested in being part of a great team of teachers and would like to live in a beautiful, historic Spanish town with a high quality of life, low cost of living and well-connected to the main cities in Andalusia, then this job is for you!

  • Full time contract (24 hours teaching & 10 hours paid preparation/marking/meetings per week)
  • Mon- Thu up till 10pm and Fri until 7pm (No weekends)
  • Young learner, teenage & adult classes
  • Cambridge exam classes
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Part of a friendly, professional team of 9 teachers
  • Own classroom with internet connection and IWB
  • Maximum of 12 students in a class.


  • Essential

EU Passport holder


CELTA or Trinity CertTESOL Certificate

ICPC to work with minors (the Spanish equivalent will be applied and paid for by the school)

C2 level of English

  • Desirable

At least 2 years’ experience

Experience of Cambridge exams and young learners

Some knowledge of Spanish


We are dedicated to innovation and ongoing training and also believe there should be a positive social element to your work, so as well as mixing with ex-pat teachers, you’ll make Spanish friends here.

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about teaching, positive, flexible, organised, independent and outgoing.

Salary & Benefits

–   Starting gross salary from €1350 to €1600 depending on experience and qualifications.

–   All local and national holidays paid including 2 weeks at Christmas and 1 week at Easter, as well as holiday pay at the end of June.

–   Full Social Security contract and insurance cover.

–   Accommodation paid for the first week and assistance in finding a flat.

–   Settling-in allowance of €200 paid in your January salary.

–   All Spanish paperwork and permits paid for and arranged by the school.

–   Attendance to national teaching conferences in Madrid and Seville paid for and accommodation and travel subsidized.