Mondragon Lingua


What makes us special?

  • The chance to teach a range of classes - no day is the same.
  • The training and support - teachers are invited for training before getting started with their classes.
  • Our CPD Plan includes observations and best practice sessions throughout the year - perfect first job.
  • September start date and summer work opportunities.
  • Friendly, collaborative team.
  • Access to Spanish classes.
  • Good resources and guidance with lesson planning while at the same time freedom to select and develop material to meet students' needs.

Find out about...

  • The Mondragon Lingua teaching team.
  • A typical working day.
  • The types of classes you may be involved in
  • The most challenging parts of the job.
  • What it's like living in the Basque Country.

Speakers: Catriona MacDonald and Emma Kieran

  Catriona MacDonald Spainwise North Presenter       Emma Kieran Spainwise North Presenter    
Catriona MacDonald. Born in Scotland, Catriona started out her career in the world of law. After going on an initial 6-month career break, Catriona started working at MondragonLingua almost 3 years ago after qualifying in Barcelona as an EFL teacher and hasn't left! In her role as English teacher, she specialises in Business English and Exam Preparation. In addition, she is also coordinator of Mondragon Lingua´s residential summer programme in La Rioja and has recently become an Examiner for Cambridge International Exams. Emma Kieran. After gaining her first experience of teaching EFL in Dublin in 2002,  Emma joined MondragonLingua for the opportunity to teach a wider range of students.  She continues to teach mainly Business English classes, but, like most teachers in MondragonLingua, she is involved in different areas, teaching also young learners and Cambridge exam preparation classes.  Emma is the Pedagogical Coordinator at MondragonLingua's headquarters in Arrasate and is responsible for recruiting teachers, both locally and from abroad, and organises training and professional development plans.

Sponsor: Mondragon Lingua

Sponsors Bio: The Mondragon Lingua Group is the leader in linguistic services in the Basque Country and one of the main companies in its sector in Spain. With over 40 years' experience, Mondragon Lingua provides language training services to more than 8,500 students each year through its 5 centres in Bilbo-Bilbao, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Donostia-San Sebastián, Arrasate-Mondragón and Oñati. 


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