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Secondary English and History Teacher - Maternity Cover immediate start

Thames British School MadridCalle Barbero de Sevilla 16 Majadahonda

A vacancy has arisen  for a History Teacher for substitute our current teacher because of her maternity leave from January on till the end of the academic year 2021/22.  

  • The candidate can teach History up to IGSCE and English up to KS3.
  • Possible extension of contract after June 2022.

Thames British  School is located on the outskirts of Madrid. We are currently in our 7th year with students from Early Years to KS5 who come from many different countries and cultural backgrounds.

The post would suit an experienced practitioner or a newly qualified teacher.  Using your passion for teaching, you will inspire and teach students in Key stage 3 and 4. Ability and willingness to use ICT within the teaching is essential. The successful candidate should be a dynamic team-worker and bring enthusiasm to this post.  A willingness to participate in co-curricular activities is also required.

If you are highly motivated, respond well to a challenge and have excellent communication skills, this could be the job for you!

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

We can offer you the opportunity to:

• Live in the capital city of Spain: 15 Spanish cities are recognised by UNESCO as World Heritage Cities. This is more than any other country in the world.

• Well-resourced school with great facilities

• Small class sizes

• Supportive, friendly staff

• Positive teamwork approach

• Excellent support with relocation

• Very competitive salary

• Family atmosphere

You will have:

• Proven record of good/outstanding teaching

• Experience of teaching the English National curriculum

• An internationally minded outlook

• A creative approach to teaching

• Evidence of high pupil progress and attainment

• Strong team player

Boasting an extremely supportive HR department who will  assist you in all stages in your move to Spain including meeting you from the airport, finding accommodation, registering for a social security number, registering with a doctor, opening a bank account and give you all necessary information on Madrid itself.

Your application cover letter and CV, should be sent to:  for the attention of our HR Department.

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