Teach piano and/or Languages in Barcelona, Spain

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  • Description

    Description

    Looking, preferably, for a native German, English or French Female speaker to help in Barcelona, Spain.

    From mid April'20 onwards. Long term stays possible.

    WE HOST WORKAWAYERS ALL YEAR ROUND.(ONLY ONE AT A TIME).
    As we are a family with 2 girls our preference is female Workawayers.

    We are a family of 4: mother, father and 2 children aged 12 and 15.

    We are looking for someone with desirable skills in piano, reading music, singing, maths, drama, art...
    Someone who is independent as you will be free from 8am to 3pm Monday to Thursday plus Friday off all day. As we work all day, you will have to leave the house by 9h-10am-ish until 3pm that we will meet you.

    Please come with an insurance or European Health Card that will cover you, should the worst happen.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Language practice
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We can offer Catalan/Spanish culture and languages as well as English and French exchange as we used to live between those countries for many years.

    If you like running, there are special paths to go running near us.

    We will try to make the most fun and enjoyable exchange for our workawayers who come with lots of enthusiasm towards a cultural exchange.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for a NATIVE GERMAN, FRENCH or ENGLISH SPEAKING Workawayer to help us to improve those languages and/or teach piano to our children. They are at a begginer level in both, piano and german language. Also help with reading music will be helpful!

    We are looking for an enthusiastic person who enjoys being with children, who is talkative, open-minded, smiley, responsible, honest, independent and not lazy!

    We speak Català, Spanish, English and French.

    We want to learn a new foreign language, German, as our 5th language.

    The exchange involves mainly teach some piano, reading music (solfeo) in one of the foreign languages indicated above, and some help with german homework would be very appreciated. Also some light help with housework is expected.

    They play piano at a begginer level so you could help them if you also play it!
    They love singing and they are part of an international choir that reharse twice a week.

    We all love cicling, walking and going to the beach. The girls practice swimming and artistic gymnastics and they do competitions.

    In return we OFFER: your own room, breakfast, and dinner per working day (you will need to provide yourself for snaks and lunch), weekends 3 meals a day are included, clean sheets, a towel, free wi-fi connection if you bring your own lap top, spanish speaking practice with us (we will love to exchange your mother tongue with us too), use of shared swimming pool.

    WORKING HOURS may vary but you will normally have mornings free and we will mostly need you as follow: monday to friday 7am to 8am (Friday day off from 8am onwards) and between 3pm and 8pm (but you will be free as well while the girls are in choir and doing sports). We will need you on Saturdays and Sundays full time as is when the girls have more free time. Hours can vary and we may do excurssions together, visiting museums, cycling, going to concerts, etc...

    We live in a nice city with all amenities, in the outskirts of Barcelona and very well connected to the city by unexpensive public transport.

    P.D.: if you have any health problems or you are taken any medication, please let us know. It's not a problem but we like to know that in advance. We recommend you to bring a private medical insurance or a European health card.

    We need proof of your travel to make a commitment with you, so we'll like to see a scan of your flight,train tickets in advance. Never buy tickets without confirming the dates with us first!! Always double check with us our availability before buying your tickets. And only buy your tickets after having had a skype conversation with us, have made all the questions you need and have made the decision that this is the placement you want.

    We are very anti smoking and regret that we DO NOT offer places to smokers. Can't stand the smell !

    We will try to make the most fun and enjoyable exchange for our workawayers who come with lots of enthusiasm towards a cultural exchange and who respect our house and the roules.

    We can adapt to vegetarian diets but regret to say that if you need a different diet o special food we can't adapt to it. Please bear in mind that daily routines in Spain may have different times from your home country.

    Looking forward to hear from you!

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    spanish, catalan, english, french

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We offer accommodation in a private bedroom with air conditioning/heating.
    Private bathroom
    2 meals per working day (breakfast and dinner. weekends all meals are included). Snacks and lunch are not included.
    Free Wi-fi
    Use of shared swimmingpool.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Very close to public transport, to go to Barcelona city will take you only 25 min. by train, 20' by coach.

    To reach the nice beaches in the North of Catalonia will take you 1,5 or 2 hours maximum by train. The nearest beach is 30 minutes away by bus. It might be possible for us to accompany you and show you the best places.

    An adult school near by where you could enrol for free to study Spanish language.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

  • ...

    Hours expected

    4-5 hours per day (max 25 hours/week)











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