Spanish teachers and tutors in New Zealand

Spanish teacher and tutor jobs in Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North and Wellington

The Spanish Institute is an official Spanish school and is the only accredited Siele Spanish Examination Centre in New Zealand., we have regular Spanish teacher and language job vacancies in our Spanish schools in Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North and Wellington. Currently the New Zealand border is closed, thus the Spanish Institute will not be taking any overseas applications until the end of the year.

Spanish Institute teacher applicants should be:

  • Living in New Zealand at the time of application
  • Native Spanish speaking teachers from Spain and Latin America.
  • University Graduates in Education or certified in ELE.
  • Experienced in teaching languages to foreigners (ELE)
  • Practitioners of the official Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR).
  • Familiar with the Aula Internacional series of Spanish textbooks from Difusion.

Spanish Institute teacher visa requirements:

  • All teachers are independent contractors.
  • Must hold a Working holiday visa, Work visa or permit, Residence or Citizenship.
  • Student visa will not be accepted as they can not legally work for the Spanish Institute
  • Due to the covid crisis and the New Zealand border being closed we are not taking overseas applicants, please wait till the border opens before applying.

Spanish teacher resources and experience provided to teachers:

  • All teaching materials are provided to teachers including teaching manuals.
  • Personal development workshop and teacher training
  • Teaching certificates
  • Reference letters

Please apply in writing including your CV/Resume to 


The Spanish Institute provides a limited number of positions each year for foreign language teacher and marketing internships for Univrsity students, whether its as part of your University degree or you want to gain experience as a language teacher. You will have access to an extensive range of teacher resources, a mentor and gain a recognised certificate upon completion..

Please apply in writing including your CV/Resume to

Spanish institute reviews from teachers

  • Thank you very much, it has been a pleasure working with you - Elena
  • It has been a pleasure working with you. As i said it is not a goodbye but it is "see you soon". Thanks so much for the amazing opportunity you gave to me. I love teaching and I have learnt heaps from that job - Silvia
  • Thanks for understanding and for the opportunity to work at the school. It was a great experience which I thoroughly enjoyed - Carlotta
  • First, to say thank you for giving me the opportunity to work at your institute. When one travells abroad there is a big possibility of not working on the own profession, but thanks to you I have had the opportunity to continue doing what I have been for 11 years, so thank you so much - Karol
  • I would like to you thank you again for the opportunity of teaching Spanish - Karen
  • Thank you for all, I hope to work for you again - Jean


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Spanish Institute School - Auckland
Ellen Melville Centre, 2 Freyberg Place
Auckland 1010


Phone: 021-461-551


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About Us

Spanish Institute is an official immersion Spanish Language School situated in Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North and Wellington. Learn Spanish in our small interactive immersion classes with expert and passionate native speaker Spanish teachers from Latin America and Spain using the latest teaching methodologies. We offer a wide range of Spanish lessons for beginner (A1) to master (C2) levels following the official Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and we will prepare you for the official Spanish language exams (SIELE) and travel to Latin America & Spain. The Spanish Institute is the only official SIELE Spanish language exam centre in New Zealand.
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Spanish Institute
Office: 22 Liverpool St Auckland 1010

Phone: 021-461-551

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