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5 English Teaching Assistant Awards

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
Grant Period
10 Months
PDO
No Pre-Departure Orientation
Award Profile

The Fulbright English Teaching Assistanship award gives you the chance to explore a mountainous small state nestled in the middle of the Pyrenees and the chance to collaborate with the education of teenagers in the bilingual (Catalan - French) Andorran school system. 

Grant Period

10 Months

Grants will begin on September 1st and finish mid to late June. 

The grant period starts with a two-day orientation session organized by the Fulbright Committee in Andorra.

Pre-Departure Orientation

No Pre-Departure Orientation

Candidate Profile

Applications are welcome from holders of a higher education degree (Bachelor's, Master's or currently enrolled in a PhD program) who want to assist in teaching English to Andorran students. It is recommended that candidates have 2 years of college-level study in one of the three languages: Catalan, Spanish or French. Some experience in teaching will be appreciated.

Ideal candidates should feel comfortable in front of a classroom, enjoy teaching teenagers, and like participating in outdoors activities with the school community.

Applicants should submit detailed descriptions of their study, professional experience or career interests and their qualifications. Proposals should also include why an applicant is applying to Andorra. 

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Recommended - Intermediate

Additional Information: Intermediate level of Catalan (the official language of the Principality of Andorra), Spanish or French is recommended. Once in Andorra, grantees will have the chance to attend Catalan and French lessons for free.

Placement Type

Secondary School

Grantees will be assigned to either a secondary school (students aged 12-16), a vocational training center (students aged 16-18), or to an upper secondary education center (students aged 16-18).

Grantees will be expected to lead the class unaided, though teaching staff will be available for advice and guidance. Grantees will teach mainly oral English skills and be expected to present on American culture. Grantees will be involved in evaluating their students, which will have an impact on student grades. Grantees may use their preferred teaching methods following approval of the English Department of their school.

Dependents

Dependent support is not available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

www.ensenyamentsuperior.ad