Secondary Teacher of Geography KS3 to KS5, Spain

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King's College, The British School of MadridSpain

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Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

King’s College, world-renowned for academic excellence, is seeking to appoint a dynamic, inspiring and ambitious professional to the position Secondary Teacher of Geography KS3 to KS5 to commence in August 2020

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 of Geography 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) 

The profile 

  • A dynamic and pro-active teacher, preferably with independent sector or international experience
  • Strong team player willing to support other colleagues 
  • Excellent working knowledge of the English National Curriculum and recent developments 
  • Fluency in written and spoken English 
  • Pastoral responsibility or experience would be an advantage 
  • Willingness to contribute to the wider life of the school 
  • Knowledge of Spanish, or willingness to learn Spanish would be an advantage

We are currently looking to appoint an individual who has:

Ability to teach another science to IGCSE will be an advantage but not essential

• Achieved Qualified Teacher status (Applications from NQTs also welcome) 

• A degree or equivalent in the subject to be taught

• Experience in teaching and the ability to motivate a diverse student body 

• Strong IT skills 

In return we will provide you with:

• The opportunity to work in the stimulating environment of our dedicated and hardworking Geography Department

• Support with CPD and professional development needs 

• A positive and modern working environment 

To find out more about this exciting opportunity to join the Academic Teaching team at a King's Group School in Spain please complete and send the application pack, available at

The closing date for applications is 30th January 

First-round telephone or Skype interviews will take place on a rolling basis.  Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in London from 17th - 20th January 2020.  Should an exceptional candidate be identified we reserve the right to appoint at any stage in the process.

To find out more about King’s Group, visit 

King's Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be expected to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS process.

King's Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be expected to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS process.

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The purpose of the processing of the data provided by you (CV, cover letter, etc.) is to participate in selection processes that we carry out at King´s College S.L. 

Once the process is finished, and in case you are not selected, we will keep your file for future selection processes.

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More about King's College, The British School of Madrid
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Paseo de los Andes, 35, Soto de Viñuelas, Madrid, 28761, Spain. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +34 918 034 800
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