Vacancies

Teacher of Mathematics and IGCSE Physics from September 2020

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.

Academic levels are high at Runnymede College. In June 2019 60% of our students achieved A-A* at A Level which meant four of our pupils gained places at Oxford and a further fourteen at Imperial College, UCL, LSE and Edinburgh. Most of our graduates choose to study in the UK, Spain or the US although other destinations such as France, Switzerland and the Netherlands are also considered.

The school is looking to recruit an outstanding teacher to join their Senior School Maths department for September 2020.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced individual with the ability to teach up to A Level Further Mathematics. Subject knowledge must be very secure. The successful candidate will be passionate about Mathematics and be committed to achieving the very best for pupils at all levels. They will be able to engage and motivate pupils using effective methods of teaching and differentiation.

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.

Currently there are eight teachers in the Mathematics department. Mathematics is a popular subject in the Sixth Form with numbers on the increase. We work with reduced class sizes in order to maintain the fast pace.

The successful applicant will have:

  • a good honours degree from a British University
  • a PGCE or other qualified teacher status for secondary Mathematics teaching
  • recent experience as a teacher in a school in the UK
  • recent experience teaching Maths IGCSE, A Level and Further Maths A Level
  • Able and willing to teach IGCSE Physics
  • Recent experience teaching IGCSE Physics
  • excellent teamwork skills and be willing to collaborate on planning and resourcing
  • the ability to modify learning strategies to target the needs of individual students
  • 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 level english speaker
  • possess valid references, and have an up to date CRB/DBS 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
  • Knowledge or experience of the Additional Mathematics IGCSE course

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 27th March 2020.

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.

Geography teacher from September 2020

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 two to eighteen. The education offered follows the British National Curriculum.

Runnymede College are looking for a well qualified and enthusiastic Geography teacher to join our expanding department from September 2020.

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.

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • has excellent subject knowledge
  • 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

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

Final date for applications - Friday 27th March 2020.

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.

Primary Teacher for KS2 from September 2020

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 two 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.

The school is looking to recruit an outstanding Primary Teacher to join our upper KS2 team for September 2020.

We require a teacher who has experience and a history of excellent attainment in KS2. They should be enthusiastic and have high expectations of all pupils. They would be joining a committed team of teachers with high standards who want to continue to develop the quality of learning and teaching. Our children are bilingual, positive and eager to learn.

For the right candidate there may be an opportunity for middle-leader teaching or subject responsibility.

The school supports its staff and provides opportunities for professional development.

Successful candidates should:

  • be highly motivated
  • have a passion for education
  • be an excellent classroom practitioner
  • have relevant experience teaching in the UK
  • have experience of teaching the 2014 Primary Framework
  • be familiar with use of ICT in the classroom
  • have the ability to work positively and successfully within a team
  • native level English speaker but no knowledge of Spanish is required

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 28th February 2020.

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.

Pre-Nursery or Nursery Teacher from September 2020

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 an outstanding for a Pre Nursery or Nursery class; to join our EYFS team in September 2020.

The ideal candidate would have a minimum of two years experience in teaching in the EYFS department.

In fulfilling the requirements of the post; the successful candidate will demonstrate essential professional characteristics and in particular will:

  • Inspire trust and confidence in children, parents and colleagues
  • Effectively deliver the EYFS curriculum ensuring that the individual needs and interests of the children are met
  • Ensure consistent high quality play based learning opportunities and learning outcomes for children
  • Maintain high standards in planning and contribute to children’s Early Years profiles
  • Be committed to creating a stimulating indoor and outdoor learning environment for our children
  • Be ambitious for young children and their education
  • Be ambitious for young children and their education
  • Promote the wider aspirations and values of our school
  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of safeguarding children
  • Possess confident IT skills including the use of iPads
  • Have experience of working with EAL learners
  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships and communication with parents
  • Be a native level English speaker
  • The ideal candidate will:

    • be a self-starter who is able to take initiative
    • have a friendly disposition

    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 28th February 2020.

    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.

EYFS/KS1 Teaching Assistant from September 2020

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 two 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 an outstanding teaching assistant to join our EYFS/KS1 team for September 2020.

Successful applicants must be native level English speakers and should have:

  • NNEB certificate, NVQ Level 3 in Childcare, Learning & Development or Cache Level 3 Diploma in Childcare & Education or equivalent
  • a commitment to Safeguarding
  • knowledge of the EYFS curriculum
  • knowledge of the KS1 curriculum
  • a passion for education
  • the ability to work positively and successfully within a team
  • the ability to work with individual children, groups or supporting the teacher within the classroom
  • relevant UK classroom experience

Please apply online via TES, completing the online application form and attaching a CV and cover letter.

Final date for applications - Friday 28th March 2020.

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