CAPS (Conversation Assistant for Spanish Schools) is a privately run program placing teachers in Spain for 3 – 6 months to work as au-pairs and also teaching assistants in primary or secondary schools.
Candidates for the programme are:
- 18 – 27 years old
- have A levels or equivalent
- friendly and outgoing
The work includes acting as a teaching assistant to primary or secondary school classes for a maximum of 25 hours per week. The work may well include one-to-one assitance, language lab work, helping explain the culture of Britain, teaching English.
At the same time the CA (Conversation Assistant) will be given help learning Castillian Spanish. It is not necessary to speak Spanish before embarking on the programme.
- transport to/from the school each day
During the 6 month period the candidate will stay with a host family in a single room and be given breakfast and an evening meal included (full board at weekends and school holidays). Lunch, during schooldays, is provided by the school.
In addition there is 100 euro spending money given per month. The candidate will organise their own flight or travel to and from Spain.
The program is free of charge to take part in.
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