Vacancies

Systems Administrator and IT Coordinator

Runnymede College is a private non-denominational British school in Madrid offering a British education to boys and girls of all nationalities from the age of three to eighteen. The education offered follows the British National Curriculum.

Founded as a private school in September 1967, the primary school was inaugurated in 1987, and since 1990, the whole School has been situated in La Moraleja, a residential estate 13 km to the north of Madrid.

We are an excellent and well established school based in Madrid looking to recruit a Systems Administrator and IT Coordinator.

The successful applicant will have:

  • be a native level english speaker
  • have experience with web development: HTML, CSS, JS
  • have experience with database admin using MySQL and FileMaker
  • have knowledge of DTP
  • be familiar with MDM and IT security
  • be familiar with common software packages: OpenOffice, Photoshop, InDesign
  • experience with network management and optimisation
  • have knowledge of SIMS
  • provide in-house training for staff
  • offer technical support to staff and students on a daily basis

Other preferable but not essential criteria:

  • a degree in Computer Science or Information Technology (we welcome applications from recent graduates)
  • previous experience working in a school environment
  • intermediate Spanish

Please apply online via TES, completing the online application form and send your CV and cover letter to employment@runnymede-college.com.

Final date for applications - Friday 31st May 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