5 English Teaching Assistant Award
Accepted Degree Levels
Grant PeriodSeptember Start
Grant Length9 Months
The Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship 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 2nd 2024 and finish at June 2nd 2025.
Grant Length: 9 months.
The grant period starts with a two-day orientation session organized by the Fulbright Committee in Andorra.
Fulbright Spain organizes a Mid-Year Seminar at the beginning of February in which the ETAs of Andorra are invited to participate.
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.
A cultural visit will be organized to learn about the institutions of Andorra.
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
The Andorran educational system has 5 secondary schools:
Escola Andorrana de segona ensenyança d'Ordino, Escola Andorrana de segona ensenyança d'Encamp, Escola Andorrana de segona ensenyança d'Andorra La Vella, Escola Andorrana de Batxillerat i el Centre de Formació Professional d'Aixovall.
To better integrate into Andorran society, ETAs must participate in an organization or association such as: Creu Roja Andorrana, Voluntariat Andorra, GoSOS Andorra, Càritas,... or participate in a sports or cultural club in Andorra to promote international relations between the 2 countries
Grantees will be expected to arrange their housing. We recommend that you look for accommodation in advance.
Fulbright Program Management Contact
Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website
Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact
Additional Online Resources
Ministeri d: https://www.educacio.ad/
Sistema Educatiu Andorrà: https://www.educacio.ad/sistema-educatiu-andorra