Vacancies

Geography teacher (Maternity cover from January 2019)

The school is looking for an enthusiastic Geography teacher for a maternity cover from January 2019 to teach Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 in a thriving and successful department who:

  • has excellent subject knowledge and can teach all year groups
  • must be able to teach Key Stage 3, IGCSE, AS and A2 Geography classes
  • delivers engaging and well-planned lessons
  • is willing to help develop departmental resources
  • has strong IT skills and can confidently use GIS in lessons
  • is keen to be involved in field work
  • has excellent classroom management

The successful applicant will have:

  • a good honours degree from a British University
  • a PGCE or equivalent
  • recent experience as a teacher in a school in the UK
  • previous experience of an international school (desirable)
  • must be a fluent English speaker - no knowledge of Spanish is required
  • possess valid references, DBS check

Applications should be accompanied by a CV, with a recent photograph if possible and names, (including telephone numbers) and email addresses of two referees. Email applications to .

Final date for applications- Sunday 4th November 2018.

Runnymede is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including check with past employers and the Disclosure and Baring service.

Teacher of Geography/ Acting Head of Geography from January 2019

The school is looking for a well-qualified and enthusiastic Teacher of Geography/ Acting Head of Geography to start in January 2019 to teach Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 in a thriving and successful department.

Runnymede College is a vibrant school and the successful candidate will benefit from working in a brand new and well-resourced building. The students are highly motivated and enthusiastic, achieving top grades and going to top universities.

The successful applicant:

  • has excellent subject knowledge and can teach all year groups
  • must be able to teach Key Stage 3, IGCSE, A Level Geography classes
  • delivers engaging and well-planned lessons
  • is willing to help develop departmental resources
  • has strong IT skills
  • is keen to be involved in field work
  • has excellent classroom management

The successful applicant will have:

  • a good honours degree from a British University
  • a PGCE or equivalent
  • recent experience as a teacher in a school in the UK
  • previous experience of an international school (desirable)
  • must be a fluent English speaker - no knowledge of Spanish is required
  • possess valid references, DBS check

Applications should be accompanied by a CV, with a recent photograph if possible and names, (including telephone numbers) and email addresses of two referees. Email applications to .

Final date for applications- Sunday 4th November 2018.

Runnymede is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including check with past employers and the Disclosure and Baring service.

Teacher of Mathematics from September 2019

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative individual who has a passion for Mathematics and is committed to achieving the very best for pupils at all levels. The successful candidate will be able to engage and motivate pupils using effective methods of teaching and differentiation, and will embrace the use of interactive teaching methods and ICT. Recently qualified (NQT+1) teachers are also encouraged to apply, as we are able to offer you a close-knit, supportive environment that will help you to develop your teaching practice.

The ideal candidate will be able to plan and deliver lessons for students from Year 7 to 13. We follow a CIMT scheme of work for KS3 (Year 7 to Year 8 ), the Cambridge IGCSE - taught over three years (Year 9 to Year 11) and linear two year Edexcel A Level Mathematics and Further Mathematics courses in the Sixth Form.

The successful applicant will meet the following essential criteria:

  • have a good honours degree from a British University
  • have a PGCE or other qualified teacher status for secondary Mathematics teaching
  • have recent experience as a teacher of Mathematics up to A-level in a school in the UK
  • have excellent teamwork skills and be willing to collaborate on planning and resourcing
  • have the ability to modify learning strategies to target the needs of individual students
  • have high expectations of pupils’ effort and behaviour, and facilitate this with proven classroom management skills
  • be organised and able to prioritise to meet deadlines
  • be motivated and use initiative to contribute to success of the department
  • be a native English speaker
  • possess valid references, and have an up to date CRB check
  • have a good working knowledge of ICT systems and the application of ICT in the classroom

Other preferable but not essential criteria:

  • Previous experience of an international school
  • The desire to teach Further Maths

Applications should be accompanied by a CV, with a recent photograph if possible and names, (including telephone numbers) and email addresses of two referees. Email applications to .

Final date for applications- Sunday 6th January 2019.

Runnymede is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including check with past employers and the Disclosure and Baring service.

General terms and conditions of employment

  • Contracts
    All employees of the school - unless they are doing a maternity cover - are on permanent contracts (Contrato de Duración Indefinida).
  • Social Security
    The School pays Social Security contributions for all its employees; this entitles employees to full free medical cover, contribution to state pension and unemployment benefit.
  • Salaries
    Staff at Runnymede College are paid very competitive salaries by local standards. All new members of staff receive a € 1,000 settling-in allowance for those moving from outside Spain.
  • Holidays
    Summer: July and August. Christmas: just over two weeks. Easter: two weeks. Half terms: one week in the first term (end of October / beginning of November) and one week in February. There is no half term in the third term due to the large number of public holidays. Teachers are not expected to work in summer schools.
  • Accommodation
    Although the School does not provide accommodation and does not contribute to defraying the cost of accommodation, new members of staff are helped to find a suitable home by the School.
  • Child Protection
    Runnymede College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Applications, including a recent photograph, contact phone numbers and names and contact numbers of two referees, can also be sent to the Headmaster at or snail mail to:

The Headmaster
Runnymede College
Calle Salvia 30
La Moraleja
28109 Alcobendas
Madrid
Spain