Spanish Teacher

Profesor de Español

What is a Spanish teacher?

A Spanish teacher teaches people how to speak, read, and write in the Spanish language.


Advantages of being a Spanish teacher is that they have off weekends, holidays, and summers. You have the priviledge to teach students a new concept. Spanish teachers will get a solid pay check.


Disadvantages of being a Spanish teacher is having to grade papers, prepare lessons, and plan out tests, quizzes, projects, and homework. Another disadvantage is different school budgets. There is also the worry of strikes and other issues with the district.


To become a Spanish teacher, you must have a degree in the field of Spanish. They also have to start as a student teacher. Some states require a master's degree, but not all.

Where to go

The top two colleges for foreign language majors are Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and The University of Georgia.


The annual salary for a Spanish teacher is $53,000.