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Cultural Ambassadors: North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain

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CONTACT US

Questions about the program: norteamericanos@educacion.gob.es e-mail

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Spanish Ministry of Education homepage for AUXILIARES DE CONVERSACIÓN

IMPORTANT NOTICE

The documents that may guide you for the application process will be updated soon. Please check this webpage frequently.

APPLICATION PERIOD: late January through mid April 2020

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, 2020 to May 31, 2021 (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. 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 passport issued by a country within the European Union, or a Canadian and a passport issued by a country within the European Union, 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 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR.

Documents to be updated soon.

VISA APPLICATION - ONCE ASSIGNMENTS HAVE BEEN GIVEN

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:

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

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

PLEASE NOTE: 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.

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