Early Years (Reception) Teacher, Alzira, Spain

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The British School of AlziraAlzira, Spain

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Start date: 7/1/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: 24,000-25,500€
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Foundation teacher

British School Alzira/Gandia/Xativa 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 a Reception teacher to start in January 2020. The post is offered as a full time permanent post.

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 also invited as we are also recruiting for a Year 4 teacher.

Working with us - a video 

  • 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 first 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.


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 and 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 and generously proportioned classrooms.

Staff work together across the three schools to provide a consistent learning experience for our pupils.


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 assigning a dedicated 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 pastorally.


Apply by sending your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter. 

Philip Rolt – Executive Principal
The British School of Alzira/Gandia/Xativa
La Barraca de Aguas Vivas 46792
Ctra Alzira – Tavernes km 11,
Alzira (Valencia)
Tel: 00 34 96258 93 68
Fax: 00 34 96297 52 51
Email: applications@colegiosbritanicos.com


Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview by Skype.

Closing date for applications: December 6th, 2019

More about The British School of Alzira
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Carretera Alzira a Tavernes, km11 La Barraca de Aguas Vivas, Valencia, 46792, Spain. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +34 96258 93 68
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