Secondary English teacher to A Level, Alzira, Spain

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The British School of AlziraAlzira, Spain

Salary: EUR €25,000 - €26,500 per year

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

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Closing date:

Start date: 7th January, 2021

Suitable for NQTs: Yes

British School Alzira/Xativa is now recruiting for a Secondary and 6th form French teacher to start in January 2021.


British School Alzira is an independent, co-educational school situated in a stunning mountain location 40km to the south of Valencia, Spain. With easy access to the Mediterranean coast and Valencia city we provide an educational environment second to none. The national press regularly list us as one of the 100 best schools in Spain. Our two form entry school teaches the British National Curriculum to children from the ages of 3 months to 18 years. Our pupils achieve excellent academic standards.

Our sister school, British School Xativa, opened in September 2009 in response to demand from parents. Set in extensive grounds beneath the historic castle of Xativa it provides a modern and spacious learning environment. British School Xativa is now providing education from Pre-Nursery through to Year 13. Staff work together across the two schools to provide a consistent learning experience for our pupils.

On site facilities at both schools include a library, tennis courts, swimming pools, an ICT suite, ballet room, indoor PE area, shaded outdoor play areas, science laboratories, an art department and generously proportioned classrooms.

Free education is provided for teacher’s children. Our dedicated pastoral team also support teaching staff with all aspects of relocation.

This video gives an overview of working in our school.

The school is proud to present as a secure environment with regard to current health risks. Normal service with in class teaching resumed in September and to date we have zero in school transmissions and have created a positive and safe school environment in which students can learn and teachers can teach.


For January 2021, we are looking for a motivated, flexible and dynamic English teacher who can teach a balanced curriculum across years 7-13 and who can meet the objectives of the IGCSE and A level specifications.

Essential Requirements

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS);
  • Experience of teaching KS3, KS4 and KS5;
  • Successful record of planning and delivering engaging learning activities;
  • Knowledge of the British Curriculum.

Preferred Requirements

Two years experience of teaching within the British Curriculum.

This post is suitable for Newly Qualified Teachers

The school is happy to offer NQT induction with our experienced team of mentors.


25,000€ to 26,500€ per annum.

The school offers return flights annually and has a dedicated personnel support assistant to assist teachers in relocation and adapting to their life here in Spain.

Application Procedure

Applications should be made in writing by email. Please enclose a current Curriculum Vitae including details of two professional referees and a recent photograph.

Applications should be made to:

Philip Rolt - Executive Principal
The British School of Alzira
La Barraca de Aguas Vivas 46792
Ctra Alzira – Tavernes km 11,
Alzira (Valencia)
Tel: 00 34 96258 93 68



Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview throughout the appointment process. Interviews will be held via Skype.


More about The British School of Alzira

Type: Mainstream School

Phase: All-through

Funding status: State

Gender: Mixed

Age Range: 3 - 18 years

Address: Carretera Alzira a Tavernes, km11 La Barraca de Aguas Vivas, Valencia, 46792, Spain

Telephone: +34 96258 93 68


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