Need a Spanish teacher for the 2023-24 school year? How about a teacher from Spain?

Check out the Iowa Exchange Visiting Teachers from Spain Program.

The program enables Spanish teachers to have the opportunity to teach in an accredited school in the United States under a visa for up to three years. The program provides local school districts and accredited nonpublic schools with the opportunity to fill vacant Spanish and dual language teaching positions.

A dual purpose of the exchange program is to promote cultural and educational exchange between citizens of the United States and those of other countries. The program provides foreign nationals with opportunities to participate in exchange programs in the U.S. and then return to home countries to share their experiences.

Local institutions are responsible for ensuring that exchange visitors and their host schools abide by the strict program rules and requirements established by the U.S. Department of State and Homeland Security. Teachers are hired in accordance with all other local policies in terms of salary scale, licensure, and local system requirements.

The Iowa Department of Education will accept applications through March 17. Go to the Visiting Teachers from Spain webpage to find information about the program and the application.

For more information, contact Isbelia Arzola at or 515-326-5962.

Read about this year’s visiting teachers from Spain.

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