Learning Support, Spain

Closing date:

Holy Mary British Catholic SchoolSpain

Date posted:
Start date: December- January
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 students enrolled. We are a committed member of NABSS, CISC and ACADE.

Holy Mary British Catholic School is growing and looking towards the future with a drive for continued improvement, a creative and inclusive curriculum, and fantastic teachers and children. We are a close and highly motivated group of teachers and non-teachers who create a warm and friendly learning environment for our pupils. We wish to recruit outstanding Learning Support Professionals to join our team of hard working and enthusiastic teachers. 


Suitable candidates should: 


Have a successful record of collaborative teaching and leadership in areas of Special Education:

 providing tailored learning programs for students with mixed ability learning needs

Be knowledgeable of primary and secondary school age students’ academic, social and emotional development

Be highly capable of providing support within the classroom in an international school community 

Be highly organized, flexible and able to multi-task Possess strong communication skills in English and Spanish and experience working with staff and families Have a master’s degree in education, special education, psychology or a related field.
Display a commitment to and support of the Catholic identity of the school

The job description includes: 

Create Individual Learning Plans at the beginning of the school year Consult with teachers to develop appropriate academic/ behavioural goals and monitor student progress 

Work collaboratively with classroom teachers to assist and support differentiation in the classroom

Provide academic support to help achieve student access to the mainstream classroom

Schedule parent meetings sometimes together with the relevant school leader and or other relevant teachers

Academic diagnostic testing, for example, to help secure extra time in external examinations

Work closely with outside support providers to ensure that identified students are receiving adequate and appropriate support.

 We offer a competitive salary. 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 applications: Friday 29th November 2019


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.



More about Holy Mary British Catholic School
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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. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +34 91 287 2752
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