Why Work-Life Spanish? People study, learn and practice, and attend events with Work-Life Spanish because they want to immerse themselves in this vibrant and colorful language and culture. People come to us full of desires to vacation abroad somewhere warm and sunny, engage with friends and loved ones, seek out new adventures, shake their hips, or simply enjoy life through food, music, dance and gathering.
Work-Life Spanish helps community members fulfill those goals in the DC metro area and online. We rescue members from the solitude of apps or impersonal overcrowded classes and immerse them in a unique learning experience. Our courses and events connect people in order to create a bi-lingual community that deepens members’ roots to Spain and Latin America.
What do we offer? Work-Life Spanish offers a wide range of courses in Spanish Language, Spanish Cooking, Spanish Yoga, Cooking Clubs, Book Clubs, Film Clubs, Conversation Clubs and more for groups and individuals of all levels.
Required Teacher Skills and Experience:
Be a native speaker or near native speaker from Spain or Latin America.
Have an excellent command and understanding over Spanish grammar and syntax with a knowledge of how to teach it to others.
Have at least one year of experience teaching teenage or adult individuals and groups Spanish.
Have proven experience creating teaching materials, developing the syllabus and bringing creative ideas into the teaching and learning process.
Be proficient in the use of basic IT skills and teaching in a virtual classroom.
Have schedule flexibility. Lessons take place during daytime, evenings and weekends. As this is a center for adult learning, there are more opportunities for work during evenings and weekends.
Be passionate about Latin American and Spanish culture.
Have permission to work in the US (we are unable to sponsor).
$25 per hour for freelance work
All of our teachers have free access to all of our courses and events and 50% off for friends and family
Bachelor's degree (Required)
Postgraduate studies (Preferred)
English (Required at a proficient level)
Spanish (Native or near-native proficiency)
***Application requirements: In order to submit your application, you must include a fully developed lesson planandmaterials for a one-hour demonstration class that you would like to teach to a group of our students to demonstrate your teaching skills. You will also be asked to upload a short 2 minute video to introduce yourself to us and explain why you believe you would be a great fit at Work-Life Spanish. Incomplete applications will not be considered, nor will those that do not meet our requirements, so please ensure that you are fully prepared before beginning the process. It's imperative that you review our service offerings on our website to ensure that you submit a plan that is in line with our identity and culture. Good luck!