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Salaries in Spain

Discussion in 'Teaching abroad' started by viccazwilk, Mar 25, 2017.

  1. dumbbells66

    dumbbells66 Lead commenter

    he currently has two active user accounts running on here. i am fully aware of who it is, but thanks
  2. T0nyGT

    T0nyGT Lead commenter

    You're checking usernames? You amateur. :)

    All you need to do is look for CAPS where there shouldn't be caps and complete lack of even the most basic coherent thought.
    mrjack, binza87 and lottee1000 like this.
  3. T0nyGT

    T0nyGT Lead commenter

    Oh, and this guy is also Musikteech. Not sure if he meant to post with this one or whether he's getting confused himself.
  4. truth_seeker12

    truth_seeker12 Occasional commenter

    Well, it's not 2009 anymore and no one would be able to live on 14k in Madrid in 2017. Unless of course you didn't eat, never went out and didn't fly back home. Rent would be around 10k alone in the city and 6k out of the city. If you earn 14k then you pay tax of 1k so left with 3k for groceries
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  5. plymyphil

    plymyphil New commenter

    Not true - schools have to provide an annual medical. They don't have to provide medical care and in fact the public health system is, from my experience, excellent in Spain. But, they do have to provide an annual medical so that shouldn't be featured in the list of benefits.
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  6. truth_seeker12

    truth_seeker12 Occasional commenter

    Yes, they have to provide a checkup and nothing more. Please read what I wrote correctly.

    Whats the point of providing a check up if you cant then go see someone about it until you get residency and a SIP which can take a week or even 6 months.
  7. miketribe

    miketribe Established commenter

    truth seeker is correct. The employer is only legally obliged to provide annual checkups (and some don't even do that!). On the other hand, I know of several which provide temporary private cover for teachers until their residencia comes through. In any case, it would be very unusual indeed for ANYONE (let alone a bona fide European Union citizen) to be denied treatment through the very good national health system. Once you have your residencia, you don't really NEED private health insurance. My school pays for it, but I rarely use it...
  8. SineField

    SineField Occasional commenter

    On a mild tangent, I find some of the anti-Spain posts a tad bizarre...... I accept that there are going to be schools that will be more dodgy to work for than others, but how is this different than for any other country in the world?

    ME and China have more than their fair share of horror stories too... but somehow Spain has become some kind of easy target?!
  9. 182487

    182487 New commenter

    Have you worked in a school in South America @dumb? I am here at the moment and believe it is rare for schools to offer paid accommodation. Curious as to which countries you are referring to?
  10. dumbbells66

    dumbbells66 Lead commenter

    My sister was in Peru for 7 years and had her accommodation paid for. Also have had friends in Argentina and Brazil that had accommodation paid for.
  11. mrjack

    mrjack Occasional commenter

    What is a standard local contract in Spain ?
    I have seen a job in a nice place but it says standard local contract, I don't know what that is.
  12. DocShew

    DocShew New commenter

    I would imagine that it means you'll be paid as little as the owner can get away with according to the Convenio.
  13. miketribe

    miketribe Established commenter

    You can check the current Convenio salaries on the internet. I warn you — they are LOW!
  14. missmunchie

    missmunchie New commenter

    I imagine it would involve a 10 month contract.
  15. miketribe

    miketribe Established commenter

  16. dumbbells66

    dumbbells66 Lead commenter

    Jesus, i never realised it was that bad
  17. JL48

    JL48 Star commenter

    It's £23,720 in the UK, and some academies apparently don't even meet that.
  18. dumbbells66

    dumbbells66 Lead commenter

    Yet another reason never ever ever to return to the UK....or Spain
  19. miketribe

    miketribe Established commenter

    Mind you, most reputable schools pay a lot more. Our starting salary is double this.
  20. dumbbells66

    dumbbells66 Lead commenter

    And honestly Mike how many schools in Spain are paying €40 000 gross as a starting salary? You could count them on one hand...probably 2 fingers. Where as €40 000 nett is an average salary on the rest of the circuit, plus you would get free accommodation on top of that, plus a lot more. Seems like its another attempt to polish that good old Spanish turd of "the lifestlye, the lifestyle".... you just have a shiny turd.

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