Head of Science, San Pedro de Alcantara, Malaga Spain

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Laude San Pedro International CollegeSan Pedro de Alcantara, Malaga Spain

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Start date: 04/10/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive local salary
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Science

Laude San Pedro International College is an extremely successful, well-established co-educational day school, and we seek to appoint an inspirational Head of Science from October half term 2019.

The ability to teach Biology up to A Level would be an advantage.

Our school has excellent internal and external examination results, but we continuously strive to improve on the outcomes for all of the students in our care.  Learning is at the heart of everything that we do.

The school is located just south of Marbella in the beautiful seaside resort of San Pedro de Alcantara and we are part of the International Schools Partnership (ISP), with sister schools throughout Spain, Europe, South America and the Middle East. We are very fortunate to enjoy such a diverse community and have 52 nationalities within our community.

We have a very successful Science department with an excellent team of teachers who deliver all three sciences to Advanced level.  At GCSE we offer both Single and Triple sciences so that all students can have a choice to access a rich curriculum.  The department runs a hugely popular Science week and also participates in a wide range of school enrichment  events.  The sciences are very popular at every level and held in high regard by student and families.

We would like to appoint a motivated positive colleague with a passion for science, who will support the students and staff so that the academic standards can be improved even further at every level. So if you have leadership experience and are hoping to support and develop the learning in a strong academic team of dedicated colleagues this is the ideal post for you.

Candidates must be eligible to work in Spain and be fluent in English.

The School 

  • We are known as one of the leading British International Schools in the region  
  • Fully accredited by NABSS, the Spanish Ministry and listed as one of the top 100 International Schools in Spain (El Mundo), we are also a member of ACADE. 
  • Part of the International Schools Partnership with a global network of sister schools
  • 800+ pupils aged from 3 years to 18 years 
  • We are well established and were founded 14 years ago 
  • A history of pupils going on to study at universities around the world
  • Located in a purpose built campus in the beautiful town of San Pedro de Alcantara, 10 minutes from Marbella and 50 minutes from Malaga 
  • Knowledge of Spanish, or willingness to learn Spanish would be an advantage.


At Laude San Pedro safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility and all members of staff must be fully aware of and fully complete their obligations by:

· protecting children from maltreatment

· preventing impairment of children’s health and development

· ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care and

· taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes” (Gov.UK 2014)

All colleagues at Laude San Pedro undergo complete safeguarding and child protection checks before taking up their appointment.

More about Laude San Pedro International College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: San Pedro de Alcántara, Marbella, Malaga, 29660, Spain. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +34 95 279 99 00
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