IH Madrid focuses on the offer of quality to all clients. Working in a great atmosphere where teaching standards are high you will be well supported with internal training seminars and highly encouraged to develop new materials. Computers with internet access are available in the Staff Room as well as free Spanish classes to help you settle in to your new city.

Positions are available to teachers of general English, teachers of young learners and teachers of business English.The schools are modern and well equipped. You could be based in our new centre in IH Nuevos Ministerios recently opened in the business heart of Madrid, our recently renovated and stunning premises of IH Alonso Martinez; the heart of the University district in IH Ciudad Universitaria; off site in some of our children’s centres and colleges or if teaching business English possibly in the premises of International Companies. A full-time contract currently involves 25 contact hours per week. There is a full teacher development and staff meeting programme running on Friday mornings. Our main class types are: extensive groups, semi-intensive, intensive and one-to-one courses. The majority of classes are of one and a half hour’s duration.

Breakdown of Students:
In CEI, where general English is taught, the ratio is approximately 20% YL and 80% adults. In the in-company and Bank of Spain departments the students are all adults.

No. of Teachers
There are currently around 230 teachers working at IH Madrid. Teachers are usually based in one of the four centres: Colón, Alonso Martínez, Nuevos Ministerios or Ciudad Universitaria.

OHPs, videos / We stock most standard General and Business English course books and a wide range of tapes and videos are available for teachers in most classrooms, student study area with NetLanguages, bar/social area, book & vide/DVD lending library, internet access. We stock most standard General and Business English course books and a wide range of tapes videos and DVDs are available for teachers.

Future Developments: IH Madrid has an ambitious expansion programme offering great opportunities to those who wish to progress.

Main Activities:
IH Madrid de Mallorca specialises in: General English – adults and young learners Business English Spanish Teacher Training – RSA CELTA, IH Madrid YL course, IH FTEB, IH Language Awareness Course

Useful Info:
A dynamic working environment. Excellent support & development opportunities; possibility to do IH Certificate in Teaching YL; possibility to study for Spanish DELE exams. Good social atmosphere & school events. All four centres in Madrid work together closely. Some teachers work exclusively in one department, while others work in two or three of the English departments. Teachers’ timetables are, as far as possible, designed to reflect their interests.


Job Information

Contract dates:

Initially on an academic year basis (ie October – June), though summer work is generally available for dozens of teachers.
On a full-time contract you will be teaching 25 hours a week. Part-time payment is then based on this, depending on how many hours you teach a week.

12 working days per year including Christmas and Easter, 1 month in summer (for teachers working full calendar year) or accrued holiday pay (c. 2.5 days/month worked) paid in lump sum at end of contract.

Teachers always have Saturday classes in their first year, but for only half the course. First year teachers always have some conversation classes in their contract. There are increments for RSA Diploma, Exam Classes, and previous experience (non-IH or IH). Teachers Meetings are also paid.

1 week in hostal paid on arrival (transfer applicants); interest free loan for deposit on a flat (on commencement of contract).

Notes on Contract:
Contract extension to cover summer work generally available. Part-time teachers sought for peak hours (proportional rates apply). Increments are paid for Cambridge exam classes and for Saturday teachers in first year. For 25 hour contracts the minimum salary is 1161; gross/month. Monthly supplements are available depending on candidates profile including: Delta-53; PGCE- 24 Doctorate-20& Masters-10; 2 or more years experience in primary education-30; annual increments are 15; per year up to 4 years.



International House Madrid will be at the annual TEFL Jobs Fair in Cordoba on 17th May, 2014. You can visit us at stand 41.