Posted by Mark on May 11, 2016
10 Job Opportunities in Granada
Please note that this is a slightly older post and while the general sentiment is all still perfectly relevant regarding Jobs and work in Granada the details might need to be updated. If you know of any jobs in Granada, Spain in 2017 or into the future please get in touch and let us know how people can apply for all work and internships in Granada: firstname.lastname@example.org Are you an English speaker looking for a job in Granada? In this post I am going to outline some of the types of jobs foreigners prefer in Granada. How to get them and what you might expect from them. None of the following is based on factual accuracy, statistics, nor should you ever quote me. Most of my research is carried out through informal discussion with other expats and foreigners that are living and working in Granada. Usually these chats have taken place in a bar and I have found that a lot more workplace truths are exposed once the tongue is loosened after a couple of drinks. 1. Teaching English in an Academy There are numerous language academies and centres in Granada and the surrounding suburbs. This is the number one on my list as it seems to be by far and away the most common entry-level job when foreigners first arrive to the city. Naturally some academies are better employers than others and will pay better and treat their staff better. Like most cities that I have encountered the large academies tend to have a high turnover of staff. Things to remember: September / October and January / February are usually the best times to look for this type of work and academies hire as the new students are sighing up. Pay: There can be some variance, but usually somewhere from €8 – €11 per hour, starting off. Tip: Don’t be afraid to look a little bit outside the city centre, while in the suburbs there may be greater travel time, the academy will often compensate for this with better pay / conditions / loyalty. 2. Teaching private English classes Clearly teaching private lessons has one major benefit over working for an academy. You, the teacher get to set the price of the class and you get to keep all the money that the student pays. There is also...