Science (Biology Specialism, up to KS5)

Science for Key Stage 3 and 4 (all Sciences) and key Stage 5 any specialism – Physics, Chemistry or Biology
Science for Key Stage 3 and 4 (all Sciences) and key Stage 5 any specialism – Physics, Chemistry or Biology
Salary: Competitive salary with substantial savings potential.
Start Date: 15 August 2019
Apply today as interviews will be held immediately

Newly Qualified teachers are welcome to apply.
Please call Penny Kontopyrghou to discuss this exciting opportunity on 00447595 968 600 or email

Interviews will be held immediately via phone or Skype.
Essential Requirements:
• Qualified Teacher Status (QTS);
• Current/ recent experience of teaching Science for Key Stage 3 and 4 (all Sciences) and key Stage 5 any specialism – Physics, Chemistry or Biology
• Successful record of planning and delivering engaging learning activities;
• Knowledge of the British Curriculum.

2,000 pupils|2-18 years|Co-Educational|BSO, NABSS

A British school in Madrid is seeking to appoint inspiring, caring and dedicated professionals to the position of Secondary Teacher of Science, to contribute to the continued success of an "Outstanding School" as assessed by the British Schools Overseas (BSO) Inspection in 2015 and 2018. This position would be a full-time appointment on a permanent local contract, starting September 2019.
Please note we welcome NQT applications for this post.
About the British School - Madrid, Spain
Our 2,000 pupils aged 2 to 18, and 200 strong staff team are extremely proud to be part of our welcoming, vibrant and successful community. We are a thriving, co-educational day school with superb facilities set on a large, well linked, modern campus in Madrid. The school is part of the prestigious British School and its international network, which provides us with excellent opportunities to participate in cultural activities across the world.

This British School is an "Outstanding School", as assessed by the British School Overseas (BSO) Inspection. We are particularly delighted to be the first British school in Spain to receive the highest rating of 'Outstanding' in all areas of the BSO Inspection, in 2015 and 2018.

Our Secondary Section has 900 pupils in Year 7 to Year 13. The children follow the English National Curriculum and Spanish National Curriculum. We provide children with a unique, bilingual and bicultural education. A holistic approach to teaching and learning is delivered through a broad and inspiring curriculum. Learning is rich, varied and highly valued. Our academic programme encourages passion and achievement in sciences and technology, languages, literature, the dramatic arts, sports and public speaking. Our dedicated team of creative and collaborative professionals help pupils to become future global citizens through instilling our core values of loyalty, caring, resilience, challenge and flexibility. These values are deeply embedded in all that we do; from our approach to learning, relationships and aspirations held for our pupils, ourselves and one another. High levels of pastoral care are achieved through our vertical Family System, which we believe enables our pupils to be the best that they can be.

Annual cohorts of over 130 students achieve outstanding results at IGCSE level in Year 11. Our students go on to achieve continued success at Sixth Form, through the BiBac (Bilingual Spanish Baccalaureate). The British School’s students go on to study at leading Universities world-wide such as Oxford, Cambridge, Yale and Stanford.

Why Come to Madrid?
Our school is located just 12 kilometres from the heart of Madrid, a vibrant and thriving cosmopolitan city. Our staff has the chance to live and work in a place of great history, culture and cuisine. Opportunities are endless for travel, sport and entertainment, both in the city and country-wide; Spain is one of the top destinations in the world for leisure and holidays.
What do we offer our Teachers?
• The opportunity to work with enthusiastic, happy and confident children who enjoy learning
• A welcoming and supportive network of colleagues
• Competitive salaries and fee remission for children of staff members
• An extensive welcome, relocation and integration programme to help new teachers and their families settle into Madrid
• Ongoing and robust professional development opportunities
• Opportunities for internal promotions to middle and senior leadership positions. Candidates with experience and aspirations to leadership are encouraged to apply
• Subsidised English or Spanish language courses
• Free annual health check-ups, flu vaccines and private health insurance at a reduced rate
• Discounted meals in our canteen, gym membership and free bus travel to and from school
The successful applicants for this post will have:
• A real desire to live and exemplify our school motto, 'Be the best you can be'
• English to the level of, or a level comparable to, first language communicator
• Ambition, passion and dedication to guide, inspire and challenge young children
• A drive for professional development, continued outstanding practice and challenge
• A minimum of 2 years teaching experience, in the last 5 years, in the Secondary phase of a UK, international or bilingual school
• A good working knowledge of the latest UK practices
• An entitlement to live and work in Spain

How to apply
Please apply immediately with a one page letter of application, a full CV and a recent photograph to or call Penny Kontopyrghou – Business Director, International Recruitment or +44(0) 207 259 8771 or 00447595 968 600.
CVs must include reference details for the last 2 years from a Head Teacher and Line Manager.
Applications should include the following information for VISA purposes.
1)Date of birth 2) Marital status 3) Your nationality 4) Number of dependants 5) If applicable the Nationality of Husband/ Nationality of your children 6) QTS Status


Job type:
Education & Training
International Schools
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Talk to Penny Kontopyrghou, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Victoria

1st Floor, Ebury Gate, 23 Lower Belgrave Street

Telephone: 0207 259 8771

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