Year 6 Teacher (potential for KS leadership), Spain

Closing date:

St George´s School MálagaSpain

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

To undertake the teaching of general subjects, in accordance with the School Teachers Professional Standards, to a Year 6 class as well as pastoral and administrative duties in respect of pupils in this class and responsibilities in the school as detailed below.

Responsible to:  Headteacher

The postholder: 

  • Is responsible for the supervision of the work of teaching assistants based in the class.
  • Interacts on a professional level with colleagues and seeks to establish and maintain productive relationships with them in order to promote mutual understanding of subjects in the school curriculum with the aim of improving the quality of teaching and learning in the school.

Knowledge and understanding

  • Have knowledge of and keep up-to-date with the Curriculum guidance for Key Stage 2, National Curriculum
  • Understand how pupils’ learning is affected by their physical, intellectual, emotional and social development and to understand the stages of child development.
  • Be familiar with the school’s current systems and structures as outlined in policy documents, including the Health and Safety and Child Protection policies.
  • Understand and know how national, local comparative and school data, including National Curriculum test data can be used in professional and school development.

Planning, teaching and class management

  • Plan and deliver, with regard for the school’s aims, own policies and schemes of work, the teaching programme for all children within the class, using clear differentiation.
  • Provide clear structures for lessons and for sequences of lessons, which maintain pace, motivation and challenge.
  • Make effective use of assessment information on pupils’ attainment and progress and in planning future lessons.
  • Ensure effective teaching of whole classes, groups and individuals, establishing high expectations of behaviour and attainment, so that teaching objectives are met.
  • Monitor and intervene when teaching to ensure sound learning and discipline and maintain a safe environment in which pupils feel confident.
  • Use a variety of teaching and learning styles to keep all pupils engaged.
  • Be familiar with the Code of Practice and identification, assessment and support of pupils with SEN.
  • Evaluate your own teaching critically to improve effectiveness.

Monitoring, assessment, recording, reporting and accountability

  • Assess and record each pupil’s progress systematically with reference to the school’s current practice, including the social progress of each child and use the results to inform planning.
  • Mark and monitor class work and homework, providing constructive feedback and setting targets for future progress.
  • Set regular, ambitious yet achievable targets for the children.
  • Provide reports on individual progress to the Headteacher and parents as required.

Other professional requirements

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with professional colleagues and parents.

  • Participate as required in meetings with professional colleagues and parents in respect of the duties and responsibilities of the post.
  • Be aware of the need to take responsibility for your own professional development.
  • Participate in duty rosters, including taking assemblies.
  • Participate in the school’s arrangements for performance management and other professional development activities.
  • Safeguard the health and safety of all children.

Essential Criteria

Since we are a British style school we will only consider applications from candidates who:

  • are UK nationals and who have QTS status or equivalent, recognised for the purposes of teaching in the UK or overseas and hold an appropriate teaching qualification.
  • have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a school in the UK or British style school overseas (exceptional NQTs may be considered)
  • are in possession of an up to date Police Clearance / DBS certificate from the country of your most recent teaching
  • demonstrate in their letter of application how they will use their experience to address the challenges of teaching expatriate and local children in a British style school in Spain.

We only wish to receive applications from people who are truly attracted to and interested in working at our school in Malaga. Therefore, speculative generic CV's will not be considered.

Teachers at St George´s School Malaga: 

  • are passionate about education,
  • inspire their pupils through their engaging and demanding teaching,
  • participate in all aspects of school life creating a warm and safe community to which parents, staff and students are proud to belong
  • are flexible and have a sense of humour

If this describes you then we would welcome an application from you. Your application should be submitted by email, (CV and cover letter and names and email contacts of three referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer) to

Closing date 31th December 2017

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and interviews will be held by Skype. St George´s School Malaga actively considers applications from teaching couples. The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found. If shortlisted, you will have to present a current DBS certificate or Police Check from your current country of employment, copies of teaching qualifications which would allow you to teach in a British school and proof of identity.

We will evaluate the applicant in order of CV reception.
Process shall be closed as soon as we have the ideal applicant for our job offer.

Job location

More about St George´s School Málaga
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Avenida Centaurea 8, Cerrado Calderón, Malaga, 29018, Spain
Telephone: +34 952 290 149
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