Teacher Assistant, Madrid, Spain

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St George's British School MadridMadrid, Spain

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Start date: 30 August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary


St George Madrid is a fast growing, but young school within the St George’s Group of Schools in Spain and is located in a prime educational zone to the North of the capital. The school has recently merged its secondary and primary campuses onto a single site, with new purpose built facilities. The school has seen significant growth in recent years, with potential for more.

Duties and Responsibilities

Operate a programme of suitable activities in conjunction with other staff;
To keep a record of achievement on your key children;
Support all staff and engage in a good staff team;
Liaise with and support parents;
To be flexible within working practices of the Setting. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the Setting, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment etc.
Look upon the Setting as a “whole” where can you help be most utilized, be constantly aware of the needs of children;
Ensure child is collected by someone known to Setting;
To respect the confidentiality of information received.

Specific Child Care Tasks:

The preparation and completion of activities to suit the child's stage of development;
To ensure that mealtimes are a time of pleasant social sharing;
Washing and changing children as required;
To ensure the Setting of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development;
To actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring Setting policies and procedures are observed at all times.
To ensure that children’s communication books are completed on a daily basis.
To follow Nursery policies and procedures.

Person Specification:

Previous experience of caring for, or working with children aged 0-5 in a voluntary or paid capacity;
A commitment to the provision of high quality childcare;
A positive approach to learning and gaining new skills through teamwork;
Interest in the care, learning and development of young children;
Good organizational, record keeping and planning skills;
Excellent communication skills, with children, colleagues, advisors and parents;
Empathy with children, colleagues and parents;
Reliability and trustworthiness;
A positive approach to inclusive practice, with children and colleagues;
Enthusiasm for working with young children;
Good attendance record;
Able to work in a small team.

If you are committed to child centred education, with a deep rooted desire to help every child reach their potential and are interested in helping shape the future development of an international school we would be delighted to hear from you. You can find out more about our schools by visiting our website www.stgeorge.es


Initial interviews will be held by Skype on a rolling basis with a face-to-face meeting for the successful candidate wherever possible.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to send in a letter of application outlining their educational philosophy and reasons for applying to St George Madrid together with a comprehensive CV, a recent passport-size photograph and contact details of three referees (one of which must be from your current school) to recruitment.madrid@stgeorge.es or rrhh@stgeorge.es

The closing date for applications is Thursday 30th August, although we will be reviewing applications as they arrive and reserve the right to make an early appointment for the right candidate.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practice and appointments are subject to an interview, satisfactory references and criminal record checks.



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More about St George's British School Madrid
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Calle Padres Dominicos 1, Madrid, 28050, Spain
Telephone: +34 916 508 440