Vacancies

Geography teacher from September 2019

The school is looking for an enthusiastic Geography teacher from September 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- Friday 29th March 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.

Science teacher from September 2019

The school is looking to recruit an outstanding Science teacher, a Biology specialist, to join our senior school team in September 2019. Runnymede College is looking to recruit a motivated teacher who::

  • has excellent subject knowledge
  • has outstanding classroom management
  • has the ability to teach all three Sciences (Biology, Chemistry and Physics) at Key Stage 3 and Biology to IGCSE and A Level
  • delivers engaging and well-planned lessons

The highly successful Science department has seven members of staff. The Science teacher will teach 32, 40-minute periods per week.

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 is preferable but not essential
  • must be a fluent English speaker - no knowledge of Spanish is required
  • working knowledge of common software
  • 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- Friday 29th March 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.

EYFS Teacher from September 2019

We are an excellent and well established school based in Madrid looking to recruit an outstanding teacher for an additional Reception class; to join our EYFS team in September 2019.

In fulfilling the requirements of the post the successful candidate will:

  • Inspire trust and confidence in children, parents and colleagues.
  • Effectively deliver the EYFS curriculum ensuring that the individual needs and  interests of all 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
  • Promote the wider aspirations and values of our school
  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of safeguarding children
  • Possess confident IT skills
  • Have experience of working with EAL learners
  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships and communication with parents
  • Be a native English Speaker

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 .

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).

EYFS Teaching Assistant from September 2019

We are an excellent and well established school based in Madrid looking to recruit an outstanding teaching assistant for an additional class; to join our EYFS team in September 2019.

In fulfilling the requirements of the post the successful candidate will have:

  • NNEB certificate, NVQ Level 3 in Childcare, Learning & Development or Cache Level 3 Diploma in Childcare & Education or equivalent
  • knowledge of the EYFS 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
  • Be a native English Speaker

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 .

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).

KS1/KS2 Teacher from September 2019

We require a teacher who has experience and a history of excellent attainment in either KS1 or 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.

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

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 .

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).

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