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Primary teacher (EYFS - Year 1)

King's College, The British School of MadridSpain

King’s College, world-renowned for academic excellence, is seeking to appoint a dynamic, inspiring and ambitious professional to the position Primary Teacher ( (Early Years / Year 1 ) to commence in February 2022 to cover a maternity until the end of June 2022.

The College is part of King’s Group, which includes schools in Alicante, Murcia, Panama, Latvia and the UK as well as the three schools in Madrid. The College is also a long-standing member of HMC and COBIS and is inspected by ISI.

Located on the outskirts of Madrid, King's College, Soto de Viñuelas is a vibrant, dynamic and forward-thinking school which embraces diversity and is committed to ensuring success for our pupils.

Rated “Excellent” in all areas in our recent ISI inspection, we have an exciting opportunity for a teacher to join our highly successful team. We are seeking to appoint a flexible and creative practitioner with excellent subject knowledge and interpersonal skills, committed to building strong working relationships with pupils and colleagues.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and be fluent in English.


The School

• Renowned as one of the world’s leading British International Schools

• 1,540 pupils aged from 20 months to 18 years

• Founded 50 years ago

• A track record of sending high numbers of pupils to leading Russell Group and Ivy League universities

• Superb facilities including a brand new Science building and Sports Hall

• Consistently excellent SAT, IGCSE and A Level results

• Situated in a purpose built campus in a leafy suburb of Madrid, 20 minutes from the city centre and Barajas airport

• Member of HMC, COBIS, ISC, and BSA; Inspected by ISI

• Flagship school of the King's Group (Madrid, Murcia, Alicante, Panama and UK)


Job purpose

Implement and deliver the UK National Curriculum and/or Foundation Stage Curriculum, according to the age, aptitude and abilities of the pupils being taught;

Maintain the positive ethos and core values of the school, both inside and outside the classroom;

Contribute to constructive team-building amongst teaching and non-teaching staff, parents and members of the Board of Directors.

Ensure that the prevailing conditions of employment for schoolteachers at King’s College are met.

Main duties:

Curriculum

Plan, prepare and deliver schemes of work in accordance with school policies and guidelines;

Maintain a working knowledge of National Curriculum documents;

Maintain records of pupils’ progress including all statutory documents required by the UK Department for Education or the Spanish Ministry of Education;

Ensure that planning, preparation, recording, assessment and reporting meet the varying learning and social needs of each child;

Keep appropriate and efficient records, integrating formative and summative assessment into weekly and termly planning;

Be able to set clear targets, based on prior attainment for pupils’ learning;

Provide a stimulating classroom environment in which to foster effective teaching and learning, and where resources can be accessed appropriately by all pupils. (This includes corridor areas immediately adjacent to the classroom);

Monitor progress and effectiveness of class work and evaluate and modify as necessary;

Report to parents on the development, progress and attainment of pupils;

Support initiatives decided by the Board, Headmaster, Heads of Department and staff;


Pastoral

Be aware of the physical and emotional well-being of pupils and the need to respond to particular situations;

Maintain good order and discipline amongst pupils, in accordance with the school’s behaviour and uniform policies;

Communicate and cooperate with specialists and/or outside agencies, e.g. school nurse, educational psychologist;

Administration and organisation

Understand and implement:

Regulations and correct procedures relating to attendance registers

Emergency and evacuation procedures

Health and safety policies

Playtime and lunchtime supervision

All curriculum policies

Any other organisational policies or agreed procedures or guidelines;

Administer, supervise and, where necessary, assess the appropriate NC tests;

Conduct standardised or other tests when required and document pupils’ performance;

Participate, when required, in the assessment of potential new students according to the King’s College admissions process;

Participate in meetings which relate to the school’s management, curriculum, administration or organisation;

Liaise with colleagues to enable satisfactory transfers of children within the school, or to and from other schools;

Support major school events;

Lead or participate in school visits and extra-curricular activities wherever possible;

Lead and supervise support staff , voluntary helpers or students within the classroom;

Participate in the performance management system for the appraisal of their own performance or that of other

Attend and participate in training days;

If the teacher speaks Spanish, they may be asked to assist with translation or interpreting, when required;

Undertake any other reasonable requests by the Head or other line manager.

To find out more about King’s Group, visit http://kingsgroup.org/



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