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Cultural Ambassadors: North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain

Positions available as an English or French language teaching assistant all over Spain for university graduates or undergraduate students who have completed at least two full years of college or university. The positions are offered in the K-12 public school system and public language schools.

Assistants will get a monthly allowance of 700 € after taxes (910 CAD, as of December, 2012). The duration of the grant is eight months: October 2013 to May 2014. Assistants will also be provided with medical insurance.

Over 2,000 Canadian and US assistants are currently part of this program in Spain

Contact: Antonia Domínguez, Education Advisor - antonia.dominguez@mecd.es - 613 741 8399, ext. 222 – Embassy of Spain in Canada, Education Office, 74 Stanley Avenue, Ottawa, ON. K1M 1P4, Canada - www.educacion.gob.es/exterior/caagregaduria.ca@educacion.es


BEDA is an organization which represents 330 Catholic Schools in the Community of Madrid including 210,000 students and 15,000 teachers. The BEDA Program aims to implement and optimize English learning efficiency in schools. This is accomplished by means of three fundamental aims:

  1. Qualitative and quantitative English teaching
  2. Teacher training
  3. External evaluation of student and school teaching staff progress by a testing body of unquestionable prestige – Cambridge ESOL.

The program consists of a step-by-step implementation of bilingual Spanish-English teaching and is an Educational Project which reinforces and extends various aspects of the linguistic community present at the school. This is accomplished by working English into the curriculum as well as the overall educational environment.

Samantha Dwyer
Language Assistant Coordinator
Email: samantha@ferececa.es
Tel: +34 91 328 80 07
+34 691 053 626
Fax: +34 91 328 80 05
http://www.ecmadrid.org (click on BEDA Program)