Teachers are usually hired for the school year which runs from October to June but there are a few courses that start in September. Contracts can be extended into July for those who are interested in working on our summer courses both in Madrid or abroad. Our contract includes paid Christmas and Easter holidays when the school is closed.
How many teachers does GNP Idiomas hire per year?
Most teachers stay on for a few years so hiring of new teachers fluctuates from year to year. There is an average of 12 teachers on staff. Teachers that would like to be more involved at the school may be offered permanent full-time contracts and take on a dual role. Some combine teaching with either marketing or cultural activities where they design and implement the various activities that the school organizes throughout the year
Qualification requirements for employment?
At GNP we have no experience pre-requisite for employment and have hired teachers right after their TEFL or CELTA. It is important for us that all teachers be willing to take some young learners classes to be able to offer a full-time schedule. New teachers are offered plenty of support and feedback to help them fulfill the high standards at the school.
Hire at a distance?
If teachers are applying for a position from abroad, we can have a preliminary skype meeting but require a face to face interview before a final decision is made.
Hire Americans and do their papers?
Unfortunately, we cannot hire anybody who is not in possession of legal working papers. We don’t hire Americans with student visas either.
Preference for British or Americans? Why?
We love the variety of accents and have British, Canadian, Australian and American teachers on staff!
Best part about working at GNP Idiomas:
There is a friendly work environment. Most teachers eat together because their schedules here allow for that. The more experienced teachers are always willing to lend a helping hand.
Offer teacher training or development along with
There is a week-long teacher training for new teachers and continuous support throughout the year. Teachers who would like to teach ISE, FCE or CAE can have specific training. Teachers who have been on staff for 2 years are often offered jobs in management and course development.
Starters' average salary?
1,400 €/month (22 contact hours per week) with paid holidays.