How to be the top candidate for any ESL teacher position

What exactly are employers looking for in an ESL teacher? We asked our star trainer Rory, who has spent years teaching English in Madrid and has been head teacher of academies here in the capital, to give us an insider look at what employers are really looking for in an English teacher. Also, check out […]

How to write a resume that’ll guarantee you get the job!

Writing a resume/CV is never an easy task but it can be tough to know if you’re on the right track. Should I put this information? Should I take this out? What goes first? To help you write a resume we have come up with some tips that will make your life easier when it […]

TEFL Summer Camp Jobs in Spain

About 3 years ago I accepted a wonderful position as the head English Teacher at a sleep away summer camp for 8 weeks in the mountains outside of Burgos, Spain. It was a lot of hard work and long hours but the summer of fun, memories, adventures and a solid tan more than made up […]

Teach English as a non-native speaker

If you’re a non-native speaker of English looking for a career change or would like to travel and work anywhere in the world, a TEFL Certificate could be the answer. With a rise in the learning of English as a foreign language, the number of non-natives becoming qualified in TEFL has also risen. TtMadrid has […]

How to stand out from the crowd as a TEFL teacher

Are you ready to get more high-quality TEFL classes and start building a name for yourself? Most TEFL teachers want to know the best ways to increase their timetable and make it more efficient but just don’t know how. TtMadrid’s owner, Natasha Mason, has a few words for all those teachers looking to get ahead […]

Who takes a TEFL course?

If you’re interested in completing a TEFL course to be able to travel abroad to teach English as a second language, you might be wondering ‘Who takes a TEFL course?‘. All kinds of people, is the short answer. We’ve seen a huge range of people walk in through our doors. This includes people anywhere from 18 to 72 […]

7 Tips for nailing a TEFL Interview

Attending an interview for a teaching job in the TEFL market is often a shock to graduates who have recently completed their TEFL certificate course. In many countries where the market is very buoyant, you can often wonder when the TEFL interview is going to start and they are already offering you hours. This was […]

How to sell yourself

How to sell yourself as a TEFL teacher in Spain Have you ever wondered how to get more high quality TEFL classes and start building a name for yourself? I think we’ve all been there; thinking and thinking some more about what to do to increase our timetable and fill in those gaps that sometimes […]

I’m already TEFL certified and want to teach in Madrid… BUT HOW?

I’m already TEFL certified and want to teach in Madrid… BUT HOW? Many get TEFL or CELTA certified outside the country they would like to teach/live in. This is NO problem! If you do not carry an EU passport you are still able to teach, live and travel in Spain. Can I get a work […]