Summer Jobs

Abbey Road is seeking highly qualified, energetic, dynamic and dedicated individuals to complete our summer staff and faculty.

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These teams will lead our summer language immersion and pre-college programs in Spain, France, Italy, Greece and the U.S. for high school students. We continually screen candidates for all positions: Instructors, Program Directors, Program Coordinators and RAs. Our summer faculty and staff are typically outstanding high school teachers, university instructors, graduate students, and highly-qualified college graduates. It is important that those interested in a summer staff position with Abbey Road possess genuine interest in working with teenage students, in mentoring and fostering cultural immersion, in using their own creative abilities to shape exciting programming (such as academic or artistic workshops, cultural events, recreational sports, travel excursions, and more), as well as in cooperating with other team members. We are now accepting applications for our Summer program staff. We look forward to reviewing your application!

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Review our website to gain a clear and thorough understanding of our mission and operations.


Review the information on this Employment page, especially the descriptions of the open positions, to gain a clear and thorough understanding of requirements and qualifications BEFORE applying.


After you have carefully reviewed the information below, please fill out the online Summer Staff Application. Please do not submit or attach any unsolicited information (e.g. resumes).


We will contact (via email) those candidates whom we wish to have participate in our interview process.

Since we receive several hundred applications each year, it is essential that you meticulously follow the application procedure, as outlined above; that you submit the exact amount of requested information, no more, no less; and that you not contact us unless we ask you to do so or unlessabsolutely necessary. Specifically, please do not inquire about the status of your application. Any deviation from the application procedure will disqualify your application. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
Application are now accepted for the upcoming summer


Staff Job Application

Open Positions

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General Qualifications

We do not offer our staff members paid vacations; the vacation is for our students, the work is for us. We demand the highest standards of organization, safety consciousness, and professionalism from all our staff members. These standards are never compromised – the safety and education of our students is always our top priority.

  • Prior experience of work with educational, travel, residential or other programs for teenage students, such as school, study abroad or summer programs. Examples include such positions as Professor, Teacher, Educational Administrator, Program or Travel Coordinator, Group Tour Leader, or even Camp Counselor.
  • Prior experience of work, study or travel in the country of destination (i.e. Spain, France, Italy, Greece or Canada). Examples include travel and participation in student exchange, study or homestay programs.
  • Language ability: we require a very strong proficiency of the local language (i.e. French, Spanish, Italian or Greek). You should be able to interview in the target language if necessary.
  • Tremendous self-motivation, dedication, energy, patience, and genuine love of working with teenage students. We need people who are reliable, responsible, serious, professional, and who can be trusted with the safety and well-being of our students.
  • Applicants must hold a college degree by the time of employment.

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