Job description

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

  • A good knowledge of and practical ability to use English and Spanish, other languages are desirable, but not essential
  • A university degree or Higher Education
  • A professional, serious and reliable approach to work
  • A friendly sociable personality, willing and able to work as part of a team and to establish excellent relationships with work colleagues and students
  • All applicants should be computer literate, familiar with common software packages, such as Word, Outlook, Access and Excel

General information

Accommodation: We can assist our interns in finding accommodation in Barcelona.

The school: Camino Barcelona is a Spanish Language school, located in the heart of Barcelona, just 5 minutes walk from Plaza Catalunya, offering high quality Spanish courses to adult students from all over the world. The school is a Spanish-speaking environment, though other languages are used to speak to clients when necessary, including English. It has 20 air-conditioned classrooms, 3 roof sun terraces, 3 internal patios, school cafeteria, 2 relaxation areas and free Internet café with Wi-Fi.

Start date: At regular dates throughout the year

Duration: Negotiable

Working Hours: Interns normally work a 38-hour week, Monday-Friday. The exact starting and finishing times vary on a daily basis.

Applications: To apply, please send a CV in Spanish, plus a cover letter, also in Spanish, explaining why you are interested in this work placement and why you believe yourself to be a suitable candidate, to: [email protected]

Training: No previous experience of working in a Spanish Language school is required. Full training will be given. However, all of our interns need to have a good level of English as well as Spanish. A knowledge of other languages such as German, French or Italian is desirable, but not essential. The intern must be a sociable and friendly person, able to establish excellent relationships with colleagues and students, but also at all times professional, serious and reliable in their approach to work.

Salary: Please contact us for details.

Job Description for Reception Assistant

As a reception assistant you are the face of Camino Barcelona. It is important to have a good knowledge of both Spanish and English. Other languages are desirable, but not essential. You must be a sociale and friendly person because a high quality of service and a good relationship with our students is very important. As a reception assisstant you are working together with interns from all departments, employees, teachers and with students.

Principal Tasks:
  • Providing support to the Reception Staff and Directors.
  • Helping students and guide them to the right classrooms
  • Answering phone and email enquiries
  • Administrative tasks
  • Dealing with student complaints

Job Description for Academic Department Assistant

Working in the academic department you have a lot of different tasks. Students will come to you if they have questions about their level, classrooms or their teachers. When a student arrives at Camino Barcelona you need to place students in the right group. You also need to create material which is used by our teachers in their lessons.
Principal Tasks:
  • Creating material for the Spanish lessons
  • Prepare certificates for the students
  • Prepare exams
  • Place students in the right groups
  • Helping students guide them to the right classrooms
  • Answering phone and email enquiries
  • Administrative tasks

Job Description for Accommodation Department Assistant

Working in the accommodation departments means that you make sure that every student is happy with the accommodation is booked. You need to be in contact with, and visit accommodation providers and host families. If there is a problem with the room, students will come to you. You are responsible for the entire process, like contacting, booking, problems, changes with rooms and much more.

Principal Tasks:
  • Placing students in right Accommodation
  • Interacting with Accommodation providers and Host Families in Barcelona
  • Preparing the check in and check out list
  • Planning the cleaning of the appartments
  • Dealing with student requests about Accommodation
  • Choosing the best appartment options
  • Answering phone and email enquiries
  • Check availability and make bookings

Job Description for Strategic Marketing Assistant

As a strategic marketing assistent you will be responsible for various marketing activities. We are always open for new ideas and suggestions from our inters. We are very active on social media and are using different tools to improve our brand awareness. Another main task is doing market research. Conducting research is important to see preferences of our customers and to analyze the market Camino Barcelona is in.

Principal Tasks:
  • Social Media, like Facebook, Instagram and our Youtube channel
  • Market research
  • Meeting and greeting students
  • Helping students to guide them to the right location and classrooms
  • Answering phone and email enquiries
  • Administrative Tasks

Job Description for Web-site Programmer Assistant

As a web-site programmer assistant some basic knowledge of web designing (HTML or CSS) is desirable, but not essential. Full training will be given. You will be able to learn the basics of HTML and Bootstrap, how to create and run a successful web-site, as well any other innovative project.

Principal Tasks:
  • Updating information on the web-site
  • Creating new web pages
  • Translating web pages in different languages
  • Working on developing the mobile-friendly version of our web-site
  • Working with the popular HTML framework "Bootstrap"
  • Other administrative tasks

Job Description for Accounting Assistant

As an accounting assitant you will be responsible for the payments made by students. You will be working with our databases. Most of the payments are made before the student starts their course. However, this is not always the case and sometimes you need to speak to students to make sure they pay before they leave. Building up a good relationship with students is very important.

Principal Tasks:
  • General administrative tasks (processing bookings, contacting students, etc.)
  • Bringing up own ideas on how to improve the accounting system
  • Answering questions and providing assistance to the accountant, office managers, clients as needed
  • Account Receivable - create, send, and follow up invoices, process receipt and credit control
  • Collecting and entering data in accounting system
  • Maintaining the payment department and keeping it running smoothly
  • Sorting out incoming and outgoing daily email and answering any queries regarding payment


Job Description for Activity Department Assistant

Working in the activity department means creating and organizing activities. You are also joing the activities. Camino Barcelona offers an activity every day of the week. These activities also need to be promoted by you.

Principal Tasks:
  • Creating activities
  • Organizing activities
  • Joining activities
  • Making activity posters
  • Meeting and greeting students
  • Other administrative tasks

Job Description for Administration Department Assistant

Working in the Administration department means you are responsible for the administration of Camino Barcelona. You will be answering and writing e-mails to students. For example, you write a students an e-mail when he/she visits our website and makes an availability check. You will also be answering phonecalls.

Principal Tasks:
  • Meeting and greeting students and providing help for them at any time
  • Answering phone and email enquiries
  • Managing and settling payments
  • Maintaining the Administration Department and keep it running smoothly
  • Other administrative related tasks

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