Secondary Science, Alzira, Spain

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The British School of AlziraAlzira, Spain

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: 25,000-26,500€
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

British School Alzira/Xativa is now recruiting for a secondary and 6th form Biology specialist to start in September 2019.


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 and our recent inspection recognised the high quality of our teaching.

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. We also support teaching staff with all aspects of relocation.

This video   gives an overview of working in our school.


For September 2019, we are looking for a motivated, flexible and dynamic Science teacher who can teach a balanced curriculum across years 7-13 and who can meet the objectives of the IGCSE and A level specifications. The successful candidate will be required to teach a combined science curriculum at KS3 and to deliver specialist Biology lessons at KS4 and KS5.

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.


Up to 26,500€ per annum.

The school offers return flights annually and has a dedicated personnel support assistant to assist teachers in relocation and 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:

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


Final date for applications: Friday 22nd February


Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview in London during the week beginning Monday 25th February.

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. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +34 96258 93 68
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