British School Alzira/Xativa/Gandia is a family of British schools in the Valencia region of Spain offering a high quality British education to students of all nationalities.
We are now recruiting for Key Stage 1 teaching staff to start in September 2019.
Our three excellent schools are co-educational and teach the British National Curriculum.
We welcome applications from both experienced teachers and NQTs.
Applications from teaching couples are warmly invited.
We ask that you have:
- Enthusiasm and high expectations for all pupils;
- An excellent knowledge of the curriculum and an ability to focus children on their learning by delivering engaging lessons;
- A B.Ed., P.G.C.E or equivalent;
- English as a fluent language. (There is no requirement for our teachers to speak Spanish.)
In return we offer a successful and caring school with small classes of children who are positive, eager to learn, have excellent standards of behaviour and supportive parents.
We can offer the successful candidate flexibility in key stage and year group.
Teachers in our schools work together to provide an exceptional standard of British education to our students enabling them to succeed and develop their education in universities in the United Kingdom, Spain and elsewhere in the world.
British School Alzira is an independent, co-educational school situated in a stunning mountain location 40km to the south of Valencia, Spain. With easy access to the Mediterranean coast and Valencia city we provide an educational environment second to none. The national press list us annually as one of the 100 best schools in Spain.
British School Xativa opened in September 2009. Set in extensive grounds beneath the historic castle of Xativa it provides a modern and spacious learning environment.
British School Gandia, opened in September 2015, currently provides education from Pre-Nursery through to Year 5. Set in the coastal resort of Gandia the school is growing rapidly.
On site facilities in all our schools include a library, tennis courts, swimming pools, an ICT suite, ballet room, indoor PE area, shaded outdoor play areas, science laboratories a well equipped art department and generously proportioned classrooms.
Staff work together across the three schools to provide a consistent learning experience for our pupils.
OUR MOST IMPORTANT ASSET – OUR STAFF
All teachers are offered a full-time permanent contract from day one of working in our schools.
We have our own internal pay structure with our salary set significantly above the national salary for teachers in Spain. In addition, we have an incremental system that enables teachers who remain with us to receive an increased salary each year. For further details of our salary system please see the ‘Welcome Pack’.
Benefits for teachers include free education for children, an annual flight allowance, work based private medical insurance and beneficial rates at a number of local businesses including opticians and dentists.
We also support teaching staff with all aspects of relocation. This includes a pastoral care administrator to register our teachers within the Spanish social security and health system. This person deals with all aspects of relocation including finding accommodation and supporting teachers in any aspect of their life here in Spain.
This video gives an overview of working in our school.
Apply by sending your CV together with a covering letter and a recent photograph to:
Philip Rolt – Executive Principal
The British School of Alzira/Xativa/Gandia
La Barraca de Aguas Vivas 46792
Ctra Alzira – Tavernes km 11,
Tel: 00 34 96258 93 68
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview in London. Interviews will take place in the week beginning Monday 25th February, 2019
Closing date for applications: Friday 22nd February, 2019