Secondary Biology/ Science Teacher temporary 3 month post, Spain

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Almuñecar International SchoolSpain

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Start date: 4/11/19
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: convenio
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Almunecar International school is situated in a beautiful location between the mountains and the sea in the Costa Tropical between Malaga and Granada in Spain.

We are a small international school following the British curriculum but currently have a student population of 70% Spanish and a mixture of mostly English and Northern Europeans making up the rest of the school population.

We have happy and enthusiastic children and a friendly and committed staff.  We can offer an amazing location and a lifestyle change/experience. We can offer a typical Spanish salary for the post.  We are recruiting for the following teacher:


We seek an experienced, flexible and well-qualified professional who combines creative energy with the highest teaching standards. Above all we seek a real commitment to academic excellence. We require a B.Ed. or PGCE with a minimum of 2 years relevant teaching experience and qualified teacher status (QTS). This  post is  FOR AN IMMEDIATE START.
   We are looking for someone who can help to develop the Science curriculum across the school. In addition to teaching secondary school Biology to IGCSE and A level. 

Profile - The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the importance of observing and assessing children's development in order to inform planning. She / he will be familiar with English programs of study and will be able to create a welcoming and stimulating classroom environment. Knowledge of Cambridge Checkpoint and GCSE and A level would also be helpful. Knowledge of Spanish would be an advantage.

At AIS, we value team players who can communicate with their colleagues, other staff and parents in a positive, professional and productive manner. We are looking for a passionate, optimistic, curious and reflective educator who possess a deep commitment to teaching and shows creativity in their work. We are particularly looking for candidates who are: 

  • child focused
  • computer skilled 
  • proactive 
  • flexible
  • embrace change and innovation

You will be a strong practitioner who is willing to continuously develop classroom skills and have a  commitment to International Education. Preferably you will be experienced in teaching students with English as an additional language and committed to International education and research. 

You should be able to outline your successes in a variety of classroom management strategies.   

Further information about the school is available on our website: 

All applicants must have a passion for teaching, at least two years teaching experience, qualified teacher status (QTS), a good working knowledge of latest UK practice and an entitlement to live and work in Spain. Please use the application form on line including 2 professional referees. Please also include a personal statement outlining what you would bring to our school.  Deadline for applications: 15/11/19
   Interviews: week commencing: as soon as possible Further details: We look to safeguard the children in our care. Applicants must agree to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the position. This will include checks with previous employers and the DBS (ex CRB) or International Child Protection Certificate and local Police authorities.
   Full contractual details will be discussed with short listed candidates. 

More about Almuñecar International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Avda. Capitan Rodriguez, Urb. Los Pinos, Almunecar, Granada, 18690, Spain. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +34 958 635911
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