Head of Primary, Madrid

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Holy Mary British Catholic SchoolMadrid

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Holy Mary British Catholic School started as a Nursery School here in Madrid through the vision of its founders, Marta and María Riva de Aldama. It was opened to cater for parents who wished their children to have a British style education based on Catholic values. It expanded due to great demand from parents and continued to provide education as a Primary School. Further pressure from parents resulted in the opening of the Secondary School with the first phase of the building opening in 2013. Currently, we are the only British Catholic School in the centre of Madrid with around 500 pupils enrolled. We are committed members of NABSS, CISC and ACADE. 

Holy Mary British Catholic School is growing and looking towards the future with a determination and drive for continued improvement, a creative and inclusive curriculum, all alongside fantastic teachers and children. We are a close and highly motivated group of teachers and support staff who create a warm and friendly learning environment for our pupils and their parents. We seek an outstanding early years and primary classroom practitioner and leader.

The successful applicant will have a proven record of success in teaching and senior leadership, a strong academic background and a commitment to continued professional development.

Please see the attached job description, person specification, and school aims. This is a permanent position with a competitive salary commensurate with the seniority of the appointment. 

If you wish to apply please complete and send the attached application form, a letter of application of no more than two sides of A4 with a current photograph, including the names, email addresses and phone numbers of three referees, one of whom must be your present employer, to: vacancies@holymary.es  

Final date for reception of applications: Friday 21th  March 2019

This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Holy Mary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Baring Service. 


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More about Holy Mary British Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 11 years
Address: Junior and Secondary School, Calle Cinca 20, Madrid, 28002, Spain
Telephone: +34 91 287 2752
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