Academic Director of The British School of Tenerife, Canary Islands

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British School of TenerifeCanary Islands

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Start date: Mid- August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Due to the retirement of the current Head Teacher, the British School of Tenerife is seeking to appoint an Academic Director. The suitable candidate must be a fully qualified teacher with at least 5 years’ teaching experience and currently hold a senior management position in a British school in the U.K. or in an International school following the English national curriculum. 

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in both primary and secondary education

Spoken Spanish (written desirable) 

Degree from UK university and QTS 

Minimum 3 years Academic management experience 

Strong organisational and leadership skills 

Experience of teacher recruitment 

Broad range of teaching experience 


Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages 

Proven organisational, administrative and interpersonal skills 

Accuracy and attention to detail 

Ability to work well within a team 

Work experience at a British School in Spain is desirable

The British School of Tenerife is a BSO accredited school and a member of the National Association of British Schools in Spain (nabss). 

More about British School of Tenerife
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Address: Calle Irlanda 2, Parque Taoro, Puerto de la Cruz, 38400, Spain. View in Google Maps