Working as a teacher

Working in Barcelona


There is a large demand for a wide variety of English classes in Barcelona. Past graduates have done a range of jobs, including:

  • Teaching adults
  • Teaching kids & teens
  • Business English
  • Exam preparation classes
  • Private classes

Teachers will typically work 20 hours per week, Monday – Thursday, from 4pm – 10pm doing classes in academies. Fridays are normally quieter days with some teachers only working a few hours or even taking the day off!

The rate of pay varies from 12 – 30€ per hour, depending on class type and level of experience. As a new teacher you can expect to earn 1000-1300€ per month after tax, depending on how hard you work!

The SLB recently published a survey to give you an accurate snapshot of life as an English teacher in Barcelona. You can read the detailed report here.

If you have any questions about working as a teacher in Barcelona feel free to contact us.