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Cultural Ambassadors: North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain

UPDATE!!

Assignments will start on May 6th and the whole process may last several weeks. Please check your email frequently. Candidates have 3 days to either accept or decline a placement.

Program brochure PDF

APPLICATION PERIOD FOR 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR: Jan 10, 2019 through April 10, 2019

What is the program about? The English Language and Culture Assistants provides university students and graduates, native speakers of English, with the opportunity to work in Spain supporting English teachers.

How long? Assistants will spend a full academic year in Spain, October 1, 2019 to May 31, 2020 (Madrid: October 1 through June 30). They work for 12-16 hours a week.

How much? They receive full medical insurance and a monthly stipend of €700-€1,000 (tax-free) to cover for accommodation and food expenses.

The whole application process is on line. Please review the documentation below. Assignments will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis. Once your application has the status of admitida, no further action will be required from you. Please check your email regularly (including spam folder) for assignment notifications.

Important notice for applicants who hold a US and a European Union passport or a Canadian and a European Union passport simultaneously. Please note that prior to arriving in Spain you must obtain a police background check and have it accompanied by a The Hague Apostille (US citizens) or a legalization (Canadian citizens).

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR.

Before applying , please review the application guidelines 2019-2020 school year (updated Jan, 2019) PDF

When applying, please review:

1. the Profex manual 2019-2020 school year (updated Nov, 2018) PDF

2. the Reference letter guidelines (updated Nov, 2018) PDF

3. the FAQ 2019-2020 school year (updated Dec, 2018) PDF

... and do not forget to attach in you aplication email:

1. Checklist 2019-2020 school year (updated Nov, 2018) PDF

2. Application form printout (sample) PDF

Other documents that may help you:

1. For review before submitting application 2018-2019 school year (updated Nov, 2018) PDF

2. Access to Profex Nueva ventana

3. "No photo" file ( to be uploaded in the application if you do not wish to upload a photo) Fotografía

Who may be of assistance?

1. Education Office contacts in the USA and Canada 2019-2020 school year (updated Dec, 2018) PDF

2. Contacts in Spain 2019-2020 school year (updated May, 2019) PDF

VISA APPLICATION

Note 1 on visa application.- Please make one notarized copy of the following documents you will need for your visa application: 1) your background check and 2) your medical certificate. Upon arrival at your destination in Spain you will need to present both copies to the administrators at the school assigned.

PDF VISA APPLICATION.- GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR AMERICANS updated June 4, 2019.

Access to specific visa application instructions by Consulate of Spain in:

Washington DC Los Angeles Chicago New York (English) New York (Note) San Francisco Boston Miami Houston Puerto Rico

PDF VISA APPLICATION.- INSTRUCTIONS FOR CANADIANS (updated April 17, 2019).

IMPORTANT NOTICE: During the campaign for the Language Assistants Program 2015-2016, we discovered fraudulent online application forms that forge the corporate identity of the Spanish Ministry of Education for unlawful purposes. Registration in the program is FREE and WE WILL NEVER ASK FOR OR REQUIRE ANY FINANCIAL INFORMATION ABOUT BANK CARDS AND/OR ACCESS CODES NOR WILL WE DEMAND ANY PAYMENT through electronic mail or any other means.

TESTIMONIALS

Read, watch and learn about former auxiliares de conversación

A wandering Casiedilla Nueva ventana

CONTACT US

Questions about the program: norteamericanos@educacion.gob.es

Technical problems with PROFEX: profex.soporte@educacion.gob.es e-mail

Spanish Ministry of Education homepage for AUXILIARES DE CONVERSACIÓN

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