5 English Teaching Assistant Award
Accepted Degree Levels
Grant PeriodSeptember Start
Grant Length10 Months
The Fulbright English Teaching Assistanship award gives you the chance to explore a small mountainous state nestled in the middle of the Pyrenees and the chance to collaborate with the education of teenagers in the multilingual (Catalan - Spanish - French) Andorran school system.
Grants will begin on September 1st 2023 and finish at the end of June 2024.
Grant Length: 10 months.
The grant period starts with a two-day orientation session organized by the Fulbright Committee in Andorra.
Upon arrival in the Principality of Andorra, the grantees will have a two-day arrival orientation: the Fulbright Committee in Andorra will accompany grantees in the different immigration service procedures, in the opening of a bank account, on their first school visit, etc.
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
Foreign Language Proficiency
Additional Information: Intermediate level of Catalan (the official language of the Principality of Andorra) or advanced level in Spanish or French is recommended. Once in Andorra, grantees will have the chance to attend Catalan lessons for free.
- Secondary School
- Vocational/Technical 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 assist teaching staff for up 12 classroom hours per week, plus up to an additional 3 hours per week for planning and coordination meetings.
Grantees are expected to teach English. Responsibilities include assistant-teaching, in English, subjects such as science and technology, social studies and English language. In some cases, grantees will be able to lead the class unaided, though teaching staff will be available for advice.
- Regional City
Grantees will be expected to arrange their housing.