Spanish Ministry of Education-North American Language and Culture Assistant

Work as an English language Assistant Teacher in Spain

The Language and Culture Assistants Program The North American Language and Culture Assistants Program is an initiative of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain to provide North American students who are native speakers of English or French with the opportunity to assist teachers in the English or French programs in elementary, secondary or language schools in Spain (12 to 16 class periods a week). The program is addressed to US and Canadian university students (majoring in any subject) and graduates, with some proficiency in Spanish. Students will spend a full academic year in Spain, typically from the beginning of October through May 31. Preferred placement in different Spanish regions can be requested. Participants in the program will receive a monthly stipend and medical coverage.

Deadline Information

Deadline: Tuesday, April 6, 2021


Teach 12-16 hours a week.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Hold a U.S. or Canadian passport
  • Be a junior or a senior university student
  • First language is English or French
  • Be born not earlier than October 1, 1957

Application Process

Prospective cultural assistants will create an account with PROFEX, the application platform for the program. All materials will be submitted electronically through this program.