Training to teach Spanish
Spanish is second only to Mandarin as the most commonly spoken native language in the world. It’s also become increasingly popular as a GCSE subject. As a Spanish trainee teacher, you could benefit from a tax-free £26,000 bursary or apply for a £28,000 scholarship from the British Council, to support your training year. There’s even support in place before you apply - when you register with us, you could receive free tailored advice from a teaching professional throughout the application process. If you’re non-UK EU national, read our helpful summary on preparing for teaching - you could also receive a tax-free bursary or scholarship.
With its worldwide prevalence, it’s important for all students to have the same opportunities to be taught Spanish brilliantly. Your teacher training will help you develop the skills to take on that task and deliver engaging lessons that make learning Spanish enjoyable and rewarding for both you and your pupils.
A career as a Spanish teacher gives you the chance to relate the cultures of Spanish-speaking nations across the world to your language teaching. This could be through classroom environments and lesson content, or on school trips and student exchanges.
The benefits of teaching don’t end with the job security and satisfaction, you’ll be helping young people learn an important language for work and travel.
As a qualified teacher, you’ll also earn a competitive starting salary of at least £23,720, or £29,664 in inner London, with lots of opportunities for rapid career progression.
Change career to teaching
10 August 2020 - 19:00
Considering changing career to teaching? Not sure about the next step? Our teaching advisers will discuss the different routes available to help you retrain and experiences of the obstacles faced when changing career.
Preparing for your teacher training
12 August 2020 - 19:00
If you've been accepted on a teacher training course, this online event is for you. Our panel of experts will provide useful resources and share hints and tips to help prepare you for your first day in school.
Secondary school teaching
17 August 2020 - 19:00
This online event will provide advice on all things secondary teaching. It will offer helpful hints and tips on the different training options available and how to choose the right option for you.