Key Stage Two Teacher

King's College, The British School of AlicanteSpain

King's College, The British School of Alicante, one of the most sought after British Schools in Spain, is seeking to appoint an inspiring, committed and passionate professional to teach in Lower Key Stage Two. Applicants with experience of leading a year group or phase are strongly encouraged to apply.

King’s College Alicante is proud to be part of the Inspired Education Group of schools, incorporating over 70 schools across the globe. Inspired is dedicated to providing outstanding academic, sporting and creative opportunities to all pupils and has forged partnerships with major global players including Berklee College and Crimson Education.  This is an exciting time to join our school as it undergoes a new phase in its development under Inspired’s leadership.

If you are passionate about working with enthusiastic children, teaching mixed attainment groups and see no ceiling on each individual’s learning then we’d love to hear from you!  An eagerness to contribute to the wider life of the College is essential.

This position IS NOT suitable for NQT/ECTs.

King’s College Alicante, Primary School

King’s College Alicante was founded almost twenty years ago and quickly became the most sought after and successful school in the area.

As part of the King’s Group of schools (now Inspired Education Group), founded by our then Chairman, Sir Roger Fry in Madrid in 1969, King’s College Alicante offers a flourishing, friendly and rewarding school community, a committed and passionate leadership and teaching team and the support and benefits being part of a group inevitably brings. Visitors to the College comment, without fail, on the family feel of the school and the outstanding relationships enjoyed between staff and pupils. Expectations of teachers are high but the rewards are many, not least of which is the opportunity to work with some of the most delightful, enthusiastic and dedicated pupils you will ever have met in your career.

The successful candidate will:

  • be an inspiring, creative and passionate teacher whose practice is rooted in Quality First Teaching and will share our belief in the importance of supporting and developing the whole child.
  • share and demonstrate a belief in the Inspired approach to education where academic performance, sporting opportunities and creative arts are given equal status throughout a child’s school experience.
  • have Qualified Teacher Status and be familiar with teaching and planning from the English National Curriculum and assessing against the same.
  • have experience of successfully teaching in Lower KS2 and will be able to demonstrate the value they have added to the outcomes of pupils under their care;
  • demonstrate high standards in all aspects of their professional life.
  • be excited by the prospect of working for a school judged under the BSO framework to be “outstanding in all areas” and explain what they can bring to that environment.
  • be able to adapt teaching methods to support and drive the progress of pupils whose first language may not be English.
  • be a dedicated team player, with a “can-do” attitude who contributes positively to the general working environment and possesses an eagerness to contribute to the wider life of the school including enrichment and extracurricular activities.
  • be a reflective practitioner with a keen interest in their own personal and professional development and enthusiasm for participating in CPD and peer learning opportunities.
  • be fluent in English and demonstrate highly articulate spoken, written & technical language.
  • share our strong pastoral ethos and be able to demonstrate a commitment to pastoral care and the crucial role all staff play in developing the “whole” child. 

The School in Brief

  • Modern, purpose-built premises just minutes by car from the centre of Alicante and only 10 minutes from the airport
  • Over 1100 pupils aged from 2-18 
  • Multi-form entry throughout the Primary School
  • Modern, purpose-built premises just minutes by car from the centre of Alicante and only 10 minutes from the airport
  • Excellent (I)GCSE and A Level results, well above UK national averages and in the top 200 UK schools
  • Member of AOBSO, ISC and NABSS
  • Achieved ´Excellent in Every Category´ rating from PENTA (2019) 
  • Excellent CPD provision and potential for career development and advancement.

To take advantage of this exciting opportunity to join the teaching team at a King's Group School in Spain, please complete the online application via TES.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 12th May 2021 at 9am (Spain time) although we reserve the right to appoint earlier should an exceptional candidate be identified.

First-round telephone or online interviews will take place on a rolling basis.  Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed on a date to be confirmed.  Should an exceptional candidate be identified we reserve the right to appoint at any stage in the process.

To find out more about King’s Group, please visit http://kingsgroup.org/

King's Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be expected to undertake all appropriate checks to ensure the safeguarding of our pupils. As the first international school to be approved to support newly qualified colleagues almost a decade ago, we are delighted to consider applicants needing to complete their Induction period for some positions.

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