If you are looking for an exotic locale for teaching, there is no better place to start than Spain. Teaching in Spain is quite a challenge, which will prove to be not only an exciting career option but also a fulfilling experience in a true sense of adventure. Unlike other countries getting a job in Spain can be quite tricky for the Spanish prefer Irish or British teachers when it comes to teaching English to the natives. Hence, if you are an American, finding a job may be difficult. However, it is not impossible and if you look at the correct places, you may find the job that completely fits your profile. However, before that you must provide for a petition the Spanish government to earn your working papers. The E.U. residents undoubtedly have an edge over the Americans when it comes to teaching in Spain. There are some schools, which do not require any sort of paperwork, but it is advisable that you avoid working this way.
The TESOL Institute provides for a number of placement programs and helps their students to get jobs in some of the best institutes in the country. The ESL teachers get jobs in various government and private schools in both permanent and temporary job positions. There are also a number of language schools, which recruit a large number of English teachers every year for their ever-increasing number of students. The packages offered are attractive and pay enough for a comfortable living.