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Primary Expressive Arts Teacher

King's College, The British School of AlicanteSpain

The British School of Alicante, an Inspired and King’s School is seeking to appoint a Primary Expressive Arts teacher to join us on a permanent basis in August 2022.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an outstanding school that values performing arts as an important part of educating the whole child.  If you are passionate about creating independent, internationally minded and curious pupils, teaching mixed attainment groups and see no ceiling on each individual’s learning then we’d love to hear from you! An eagerness to contribute to the wider life of the College is essential. This position IS SUITABLE for NQT/ECTs.

The successful candidate will:   

  • be an inspiring, creative and passionate Expressive Arts teacher whose practice is rooted in Quality First Teaching and will share our belief in the importance of supporting and developing the whole child.   
  • share and demonstrate a belief in the Inspired approach to education where academic performance, sporting opportunities and creative arts are given equal status throughout a child’s school experience.   
  • have Qualified Teacher Status and be familiar with teaching and planning from the English National Curriculum and assessing against the same.   
  • have experience of successfully teaching across a Primary school and will be able to demonstrate the value they have added to the outcomes of pupils under their care;   
  • be a Drama specialist with an ability to also contribute to other parts of the Expressive Arts curriculum including Dance and PE, as well as demonstrate a willingness to teach in the Secondary School as required.   
  • demonstrate high standards in all aspects of their professional life.   
  • be excited by the prospect of working for a school judged under the BSO framework to be “outstanding in all areas” and explain what they can bring to that environment.   
  • be able to adapt teaching methods to support and drive the progress of pupils whose first language may not be English.   
  • be a dedicated team player, with a “can-do” attitude who contributes positively to the general working environment and possesses an eagerness to contribute to the wider life of the school including enrichment and extracurricular activities.   
  • be a reflective practitioner with a keen interest in their own personal and professional development and enthusiasm for participating in CPD and peer learning opportunities.   
  • be fluent in English and demonstrate highly articulate spoken, written & technical language.   
  • share our strong pastoral ethos and be able to demonstrate a commitment to pastoral care and the crucial role all staff play in developing the “whole” child. 

“Inspiring Academic Excellence Across 5 Continents”

A definitive statement of excellence in private education, Inspired is a co-educational, non- denominational, independent school group designed to inspire students to achieve their maximum potential in a nurturing, progressive academic environment from ages 3 months to 18 yrs.

Inspired offers a fresh and contemporary approach to education by re-evaluating traditional teaching methods and curriculums, and creating a more dynamic, relevant and powerful model reflecting current attitudes. We nurture the unique individuality, talent and self-assurance of each student, equipping them to take on the world with the skills and confidence to ensure success.

Our current portfolio of 70+ schools currently operates across Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America, with quick ongoing expansion foreseen. The group has grown exponentially since its  founding 7 years ago and offers a unique opportunity to join a connected global community obsessed with a dedication to excellence.

King’s College Alicante, Primary School

King’s College Alicante was founded almost twenty years ago and quickly became the most sought after and successful school in the area.

As part of the King’s Group of schools (now Inspired Education Group), founded by our then Chairman, Sir Roger Fry in Madrid in 1969, King’s College Alicante offers a flourishing, friendly and rewarding school community, a committed and passionate leadership and teaching team and the support and benefits being part of a group inevitably brings. Visitors to the College comment, without fail, on the family feel of the school and the outstanding relationships enjoyed between staff and pupils. Expectations of teachers are high but the rewards are many, not least of which is the opportunity to work with some of the most delightful, enthusiastic and dedicated pupils you will ever have met in your career.


Please follow the TES link to put forward your application to join our School. For safer recruitment purposes we can only accept applications on the official school application form.  Please also attach a supporting statement clearly outlining why you are interested in our school and the specific vacancy.  The closing date for applications is Wednesday 8th  December  2021 at 9am (Spain time).

First-round telephone or online interviews will take place on a rolling basis.  Shortlisted candidates will be invited to the Inspired Recruitment Event in January 2022 - further details are provided below.


Because we take so much care in selecting great teachers to join us, and we know that often decisions to join a school or potentially move countries should be done with proper consideration, we will be looking to invite any UK-based candidate who applies and is shortlisted to a recruitment event, hosted in our London School, Fulham.

This event will take place over the 08th and 09th January 2022 and will be hosted by a number of our top international Headteachers and Principals.

Applicants who attend are expected to bring along official identification to the event. 

Safeguarding Statement

Inspired are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and if successful you are expected to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all staff and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles and values of our organization.

Any successful applications will also be required to undergo rigorous child protection screening including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS check as well as completing any relevant safeguarding assessments

Equal Opportunities Statement

Inspired Education is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by law.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Inspired makes hiring decisions based solely the skills, experiences and attributes needed to continue to deliver excellence

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