Teacher of Biology (IB Diploma) and Combined Science KS3, Barcelona (Spain)

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Oak House SchoolBarcelona (Spain)

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: 34.000€ Gross annual salary
Contract term: Fixed Term

Oak House School has a school population of 1000+ students. The successful candidate should be able to cater for English as an additional language as many of our students speak English as a second or third language. Furthermore, the successful candidate must be open and willing to undertake professional training and have a reflective attitude towards their own practice, striving for excellence in all aspects of their practice.


  • BSc in Biology or related subject (essential)
  • MEd or MA (desirable)


  • A minimum of 2 years teaching experience
  • Experience of mixed-ability classrooms and EAL needs in mainstream classes
  • International experience (desirable)
  • Experience of teaching IGCSE/ IB courses (desirable)
  • An interest in environmental issues (desirable)

Attitudes and Attributes:

  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Hard working and willing to do extra where required
  • Strongly team-motivated
  • Willing to differentiate effectively
  • Committed to open dialogue with colleagues, pupils and parents
  • Able to adjust to life in Spain
  • Interested in learning Spanish

Contract and benefits:

  • Full time and indefinite contract, with a four month trial period
  • Social Security paid, ensuring state medical cover
  • Moving expenses of 1.000 euros gross paid at the end of the first month of employment (overseas candidates)
  • Travel expenses up to a maximum of 250 euros-receipts required (overseas candidates).
  • Assistance given if required with: finding accommodation; registering with a doctor; official paperwork; opening a bank account.
  • 190 working days per annum
  • Christmas holidays: 2 weeks
  • Easter holidays: 10 days
  • Summer Holidays : 30th June – 31st August
  • Local, national or school’s free choice holidays: 12 days total
  • Lunches provided free of charge

Other relevant information:

Prior to making a formal offer of employment the school requires that candidates submit the following:

- DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) certificate,
- 2 references,
- a copy of the candidates European Health Card (needed to ensure state medical cover).

More information about our school www.oakhouseschool.com

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More about Oak House School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Sant Pere Claver 12-18, Barcelona, 8017, Spain
Telephone: +34 93 252 40 20