Chemistry/Biology Teacher, Gran Canaria (Spain)

Closing date:

Colegio Hispano Inglés de Las PalmasGran Canaria (Spain)

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

About us

Colegio Hispano Ingles de Las Palmas is a private international bilingual school in Gran Canaria (Spain) for students from 1 to 18 years of age that follows both Cambridge IGCSE and Spanish educational programmes. In addition to the English and Spanish languages the school curriculum also includes German and Mandarin.

Our staff is mainly formed by inspiring and innovative teachers with advanced ICT skills. As an organisation, we are committed to ensure quality of education, job stability and continuous professional development. Teachers have ongoing support from the Director of Studies and the head of each specific department.


Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain) is the main city (population 400,000) of the Canary Islands and its international airport is very well connected to the UK. A number of budget airlines (Ryanair, EasyJet, Thomas Cook, Thomson, etc) offer cheap and direct flights to Gran Canaria from many UK airports (London, Manchester, East Midlands, Glasgow, Belfast, etc). For more information visit this link  

Gran Canaria is blessed with a wealth of natural resources, beautiful landscape for trekking, idyllic beaches like Maspalomas and Playa del Inglés, and ideal climate (temperature between 18-25°C) which make it possible to practice any type of outdoor sports throughout the year. For more information visit the website and  

Job Description

We are looking for a qualified full-time Chemistry and Biology Teacher. Being able to teach ESL students and preparing Cambridge IGCSE syllabus. Experience teaching Chemistry and Biology in KS3, KS4 and KS5.

The ability to offer some of one of these syllabus would be an advantage: 

  • KS3, KS4 or IGCSE Mathematics
  • KS3, KS4 or IGCSE Physics

The ability and enthusiasm to organise and participate in extra-curricular and tutoring activities will be expected, as well as chaperone students on overseas tours.


  • Bachelor degree and Qualified Teacher Status
  • Advanced ICT skills: proficiency in both Windows and Mac OS is required.
  • Must be a fluent English speaker but knowledge of Spanish is not required.
  • An enhanced CRB check is required for all successful applicants.
  • Valid EU working papers are essential.

If you fit the profile mentioned please send an application letter, a CV including a recent photograph, contact details (phone and email) and email addresses of two references to:  

Closing date: 10th September 2018
Interviews: From Monday 2nd July 2018

Skype and phone interviews are available for teachers who are currently overseas.

Our Website:

Calle García Morato, 31
35011 - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Canary Islands - Spain
Phone: +34 928 251 616 / +34 928 209 618

Job location

More about Colegio Hispano Inglés de Las Palmas
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 1 - 17 years
Address: Institutional Headquarters, Paseo de Madrid, 4. Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, 35011, Spain
Telephone: +34 928 209 618
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