Teach English in Spain with RVF International!

Looking for jobs teaching English in Spain? RVF International is the way to go! Contact us today to schedule a video call and find out how to teach English in Spain!

Welcome to RVF International

RVF International cooperates with public schools all across Spain that are looking for native English speakers from the United States and Canada to teach their native language (English) as language assistant teachers.

Our RVF International Teach English in Spain Program provides visa support, support moving to Spain, aid with residency status in Spain, Spanish language courses and cultural immersion opportunities, and complete support throughout your time teaching in Spain.

The local regional governments in Spain completely operate and manage the school placements and the connection with the schools. At the same time, RVF International supports applicants throughout the entire application process, placement process, visa process, residency process, and everyday matters, both big and small.

As a result, we’re committed to your safety and growth and give those looking for teaching positions in Spain the opportunity of a lifetime and a clear runway to take full advantage of it. So, get certified to teach internationally with our TEFL certification, and begin your journey today!

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Unforgettable Journeys to Spain

Brandon Montiel

“Schedule a free information call with RVF International…Four day work week for the win!”

Victoria Lewis

“I definitely couldn’t have done this without the amazing support of my abroad program: RVF International!”

Ryan Aponte

“There are a bunch of program benefits…my favorite is that you get a 3 day weekend so you can travel.”

Hanin Al Aalak

“”Took the train to Malaga from Andujar to spend time at the beach.””

Manaal Qureshi

“My best friend and I came to teach in Spain with no experience and so can you.”

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 already hold at least an associate's or bachelor’s degree, or still be enrolled in college

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. Applicants from the US and Canada, must already have an AA or BS/BA degree, or be enrolled as a Sophomore, Junior or Senior.

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!


What Our People Say

How RVF International Prepares You for Teaching English Abroad in Spain

Want to teach English in Spain? RVF International has all the tools to make your life easier and help you focus on the community ahead. Take a look at some of our fantastic program benefits and how our teach-in-Spain programs take care of you while on the job.

  • 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 work between 16 – 20 hours per week in larger areas such as Madrid or Valencia.
  • Monthly stipend between €700EUR to €1000EUR depending on the region (don’t worry, the stipend will be equivalent to a very competitive Spanish salary, and you 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!
Click here to learn more about the program!
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Explore the Culture and Beauty of Spain While Teaching English

Spain is famous worldwide for many reasons, with an inviting culture and lifestyle that appeals to individuals far and wide. Centered around amazing beaches, Flamenco music and dance, and weather conditions that make even the best vacation venues jealous, teaching English abroad in Spain offers the perfect experience for everyone.

You can explore Spain’s rich history and artistic heritage during your program. Teach English in Madrid, one of the more popular and beautiful cities in the region, or visit Barcelona and soak in the modernist architecture the city is known for. The Balearic Islands provide some of the best beaches, and there are so many more foods and adventures to experience that’ll make your visit one for the history books.

Ready to teach English in Spain? Enroll in our Teach English in Spain programs and get started today, or take a look at some of the videos below to see what it’s like teaching in Spain!

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Why Teaching Abroad in Spain Is Something You NEED to Consider! 

Some of the most fun in life comes from doing things that push you out of your comfort zone. For many, going abroad to teach English is one of those adventurous steps. If you’re thinking about stepping into a teaching job in Spain, you’re in for a ride full of benefits!

Experience a Rich Culture 

Spain is known for its vibrant culture and rich history. During your job teaching English, you’ll be living among locals, giving you a unique opportunity to immerse yourself fully. You’ll get to enjoy traditional Spanish festivals, delicious cuisine, and the warm hospitality of the Spanish people.

Build a Global Network

Teaching in Spain allows you to connect with people from all over the world. You’ll meet fellow native English-speaking teachers, other international residents, and local Spaniards. These connections can lead to lifelong friendships and professional networks that span continents.

Boost Your Career Prospects

A teaching job in Spain can significantly enhance your resume. Employers value the experience and skills gained while teaching abroad. Whether you’re working in elementary and secondary schools or private schools, your ability to adapt to new environments and manage diverse classrooms will stand out.

Learn or Improve Your Spanish

Living and working in Spain gives you the perfect chance to learn or improve your Spanish. Many schools offer Spanish classes for their teachers, and you’ll constantly be practicing with your students and colleagues. Speaking Spanish can open many doors in both your personal and professional life.

Enjoy a Great Work-Life Balance

Spain is famous for its relaxed lifestyle and emphasis on work-life balance. As an English teacher, you’ll have ample time to explore the country, travel across Europe, and pursue hobbies. The Spanish workday often leaves evenings free, allowing you to soak up the culture and enjoy your downtime.

Join Us In Spain!

Fun in Madrid with these teachers

What Can I Expect Each Day in Spain?

You’ll typically start your morning by preparing lessons in elementary and secondary schools or private schools. The curriculum might be flexible, allowing you to bring creativity into your classroom. Engaging activities and interactive lessons help keep your students enthusiastic about learning English.

Once classes begin, you’ll find yourself immersed in a dynamic teaching environment. Each day brings new challenges and rewards. You’ll help students improve their English skills, from basic conversation to more advanced grammar and vocabulary. Between classes, you might partake in Spanish classes to further enhance your language skills.

Afternoons can be a mix of lesson planning, grading, and some leisurely Spanish siesta. Many teachers use this downtime to recharge, socialize, or explore their surroundings. The workday usually wraps up in the early evening, giving you plenty of time to enjoy Spain’s vibrant nightlife, delicious food, and cultural activities. Your weekends are perfect for traveling and discovering Spain’s beautiful cities, beaches, and countryside. Whether you prefer the streets of Barcelona, the historic charm of Madrid, or the coastal beauty of Valencia, there’s always something new to explore.

Is There a Huge Demand for Teaching in Spain?

Yes, there’s a significant demand for English teachers in Spain. The country has a strong focus on learning English due to its importance in global communication and business. This demand spans various educational settings, including elementary and secondary schools, private schools, and language academies.

Spanish parents and educational institutions are keen on providing students with the best opportunities to learn English from native speakers. They believe that English teaching jobs filled by native English-speaking teachers offer a more authentic and effective learning experience. Hence, schools consistently look for qualified ESL teachers with a TEFL certificate.

Spain also offers an attractive student VISA program for those interested in teaching internships or further studies while working. This program allows you to teach English and gives you the chance to immerse yourself in the Spanish education system and culture. Private schools and language academies often seek English teachers who can provide specialized instruction to different age groups and proficiency levels. These positions offer competitive salaries and a supportive environment for professional growth.

The demand for skilled English teachers continues to rise, making it an excellent choice for anyone looking to embark on a rewarding teaching adventure abroad

Teach in One of the Following Regions:

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La Rioja

Sagrada Família


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Baleares Islands

The Basque Country

Start Your Teaching Adventure in Spain!

Have you always had a fascination for Spanish culture? Think you’re ready to explore life overseas by teaching ESL in Spain? RVF International has you covered! Our amazing program offers the opportunity to teach English in Spain and around the world, opening up a whole new life experience for many people. We streamline things and provide customized program support for all entrants, allowing everyone to maximize the benefits of teaching English in Spain.

Start your amazing adventure today! Explore our teaching packages to find the right one for you, and schedule a free video call with RVF International to learn about the amazing opportunity available to you.

Teach in One of the Following Regions:




La Rioja


Baleares Islands

The Basque Country


The Canary Islands