Teach English in Madrid With RVF International

Are you looking for teaching positions in Madrid? Find the perfect job with our fantastic program and start teaching English in Madrid today!

Welcome to RVF International

As a leading international exchange and education company, RVF International strives to bridge the gap between English speakers and individuals across the globe. Language is the best form of communication, and our teachers in Madrid programs allow you to educate a community of people while bonding with a unique culture.

We provide assistance from the beginning to the end of all teaching jobs in Madrid. We offer visa support, residency status support, and Spanish language-speaking courses, and we help you secure your TEFL certification with our advanced 120-hour course that you can take on your own time. From the time you submit your enrollment application until you’re back in your home, RVF International will hover over you as a beacon of support to let you enjoy your opportunity to teach English in Madrid schools.

How to Teach English Abroad — Our Program Requirements

Must hold a passport from one of the following countries:

U.S.A., Canada, Australia, New Zealand

Must hold at least an associate's or bachelor’s degree

Please note that those applying from Australia and New Zealand must hold, or obtain before the program begins, a Bachelor’s Degree in order to be eligible to teach English internationally.

Must have an adventurous and independent spirit up for the experience of a lifetime

Teaching English abroad is an experience of a lifetime. Make sure you enjoy it! Come in with a free spirit and relish the benefits of being an English teacher overseas!

No prior teaching experience is required!

Why Teach English in Madrid?

Looking for jobs teaching English in Madrid? RVF International prepares you with support from beginning to end. We’ll assist you in the enrollment process, thoroughly explain every aspect of the program, and grant you exceptional care along the way. You’ll be able to focus on the community in your hands and explore the amazing world of Madrid with our team’s backing. Take a look at more ways that we help you maximize your experience as you teach in Madrid.

  • School Assignment fully managed by Regional Authorities*.
  • Four-day work week in most regions (Typically Monday or Fridays free).
  • Work between 12 – 14 hours per week in smaller regions such as Extremadura or La Rioja, and between 16 – 20 hours per week in larger areas such as Madrid or Valencia.
  • Monthly stipend between €800EUR to €1000EUR depending on the region (don’t worry, the stipend will be equivalent to a very competitive Spanish salary, and you also won’t be paying income tax on what you’re paid!).
  • Free private health insurance is guaranteed by the regional government where you’ll be teaching.
  • Personalized Support with the Entirety of Visa Process.
  • Personalized Support with the Entirety of Required Spanish Legal Residency Process.
  • Personalized Support with All Required Bureaucratic Procedures After Arriving in Spain.
  • Continued support for everyday practical matters and life questions while teaching in Spain.
  • Cultural Immersion opportunities and travel excursions throughout Spain.
  • Want to teach again for a back-to-back second year? No problem!
  • Access to an amazing GroupMe community of fellow adventurers going to Spain with you.

*It is likely program participants will receive a school assignment in one of their region placement preferences, although it cannot be guaranteed. Nor can placement in specific cities within the region, the size of the city, the number of schools, or school type (Preschool, Elementary School, Middle School, High School) be guaranteed. Although these requests are often accommodated, it is not something that can ever be guaranteed.

We encourage everyone to approach the placement process with patience and an open mind. Spain is a uniquely beautiful country with so much to offer, in regions and cities both large and small!
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How You Can Benefit From Our Teaching Programs in Madrid

Teaching English in Madrid is a unique opportunity to bring education and cultural experience to people all over Spain. But they won’t be the only ones benefitting from our teaching programs. You can grow immensely from the opportunity to teach abroad. You’ll learn more about yourself, immerse yourself in unique cultures, and meet people that change your life forever. Become an English teacher in Madrid and discover the benefits firsthand!

Explore Europe Like Never Before

Unlike taking a long flight overseas, exploring Europe is easy when you’re already in it! Take a train ride over to countries like France and Portugal and soak in a multitude of cultural experiences.

Make Lifelong Connections With People Just Like You

Teaching English in Madrid means working with like-minded people who care just as much as you do about breaking down barriers and immersing yourself in other cultures. Open your eyes to fascinating realities and lifestyles you never thought would appeal to you.

Discover More About Yourself

While RVF International provides a ton of support in our teach-in-Madrid programs, you’re still in a new country and environment. While this might leave you a bit worried, it’s an opportunity to discover aspects of yourself or push your limits to new levels.

Make a Positive Impact on Plenty of Lives

Teaching ESL in Madrid makes an impact on students all over the world. You’ll be a role model to plenty of children and set a foundation for students to accomplish goals and achieve great future careers.

Learn a New Language

Spending your days translating Spanish to English will give you insight into the language like none other. RVF International will provide Spanish language courses, but nothing beats on-the-job experience like this.

Enjoy the Amazing Cultural Experience in Madrid!

Teaching English in Madrid lets residents of Spain experience a language like none other. But while in Madrid, you can also enjoy the incredible culture and experiences of a wonderful city. With four day work-weeks (you get off either Monday or Friday), you have more than enough time to enjoy incredible experiences like Guernica and Las Meninas, two of the most remarkable paintings in the world, or watch the Spanish soccer legends at Real Madrid go toe to toe with other foes. Dive into tapas culture at some of the finest bars and ravers in the area, and enjoy fabulous dishes from the smallest and biggest shops in the area. Our teach-in-Madrid programs also let you find hidden treasures in Madrid’s largest flea market, and, of course, you’ll do it while making connections with others that last a lifetime.

Ready to Explore Madrid While You Teach English? We’ll Put You on the Right Path By Answering Your Questions 

RVF International captivates with exceptional programs crafted to ensure you get an immersive, enriching experience while you navigate through the charming streets, savor the delectable cuisine, and, most importantly, make a difference by educating eager minds. Our comprehensive FAQ section shines by providing the answers to the questions you need to know! From the nitty-gritty of the application process to understanding the Spanish culture, we’ve got you covered.

A TEFL certification is often an essential requirement if you’re planning to embark on the exciting journey of teaching English in Spain. This certification equips you with the necessary skills to perform English teacher jobs and provide insightful information for non-native speakers. It also stands as a testament to your commitment and readiness to take on this enriching role. It’s worth noting that many schools consider TEFL certification a baseline credential for applicants, so make sure you prioritize getting yours!

While starting your application process with a soon-to-expire passport is completely fine, getting your passport renewed as soon as possible is highly recommended. This way, you’ll be ready to hop on that plane and embark on your exciting teaching adventure in Madrid without any hitches. Travel regulations typically require your passport to be valid for at least six months beyond your planned stay in Spain. This makes sure that you’re legally covered should any unexpected circumstances arise during your time abroad.

Madrid provides an ideal immersion environment, combining formal learning opportunities with everyday interactions that will enhance your language skills. It’s one of the most recognizable locations in the world for a reason! You’ll embrace the best Spain has to offer, with a unique blend of arts, history, literature, and fun! Madrid is a city bursting with cultural diversity, and you’ll find something to enjoy while embracing your life-changing journey teaching English in Madrid.

If you only speak English, don’t worry – you can still teach English in Spain or any other non-English speaking country. While knowing the local language can be beneficial, it’s not a requirement for teaching English abroad. Many interviews for English teaching jobs are conducted entirely in English, so you won’t need to be fluent in Spanish or any other language for that matter. In fact, it’s often encouraged to use only English in the classroom. This approach helps students immerse themselves in the language and prevents them from relying on their native tongue as a crutch.

However, while fluency in the local language isn’t necessary for teaching, it can certainly enrich your overall experience living abroad. Learning a bit of Spanish could help you navigate life in Spain more comfortably. So, while it’s not a must, it’s definitely a plus for English teachers!

As a language expert, you can expect to play a crucial role in helping Spanish students improve their English skills. You’ll be working alongside local experts, planning lessons, and leading classroom activities. As an English teacher in Spain, you need to be adaptable with your teaching methods and embrace the adventure of each and every day. No matter what comes your way, you’re sure to benefit from it!

The cost of living in Madrid is reasonable, with everyday expenses like groceries, public transportation, and dining out being quite budget-friendly. The city offers a wide range of accommodation options to suit different budgets, from shared apartments to more private dwellings.

Madrid is also a city that knows how to live! The city is renowned for its lively nightlife, excellent food, and world-class museums. But you don’t need to break the bank to enjoy all Madrid has to offer. Many of the city’s best attractions are free to the public.

Best of all, Madrid’s central location makes it a great base for exploring the rest of Spain and even other parts of Europe. Travel within the country is particularly affordable, with high-speed trains and low-cost airlines making it easy to plan weekend getaways.

Madrid is widely recognized as a safe place to live. It’s considered one of the safest major cities in Europe, boasting low violent crime rates. Madrid’s robust law enforcement presence contributes significantly to the city’s overall safety. The local police are highly visible, particularly in popular areas, ensuring that residents and visitors alike feel secure. Of course, like any bustling city, it’s always important to stay alert and maintain common-sense safety precautions.

Find a Job Teaching English Abroad in Madrid, Spain, and Start Your Adventure Today!

Teaching English abroad in Madrid will change your life. Dive into a cultural wonder and have a lifetime’s worth of experiences in Madrid while teaching children English and making lifelong connections with people all over the globe. Our incredible teaching jobs in Madrid, Spain, are customized to your needs, and you’ll receive aid with any questions, comments, concerns, or requests at any point during your trip.

Enroll today and see how teaching English in Madrid can be a memorable and formative experience. Explore our teaching packages or schedule a free video call to learn more about how to be an English teacher in Madrid!

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La Rioja


Baleares Islands

The Basque Country


The Canary Islands