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Teacher of Economics

REF:2067061
Runnymede College is looking for a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of Economics for September 2024.
Job category/type: Teaching Staff
Application closing date: 31/05/2024

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.

Academic levels are high at Runnymede College. In June 2023, 58% of our students achieved A-A* at A level, with 97% of grades being A*-C. This is particularly impressive when compared with the 47% of A*-A grades achieved at independent (private) schools in England this year. In addition, 60% of our pupils gained A*-A grades at IGCSE. Once again, this is a truly excellent achievement when compared with the 47% of A*- A grades at GCSE obtained in the English independent (private) school sector.

In the graduating class of 2023, we have two students who will be studying in Oxford; another will begin her course in Natural Sciences at Cambridge. Other top-ranking UK universities welcoming this year’s graduates include St Andrews, Imperial, UCL, Edinburgh and Bath. The United States has attracted more pupils than ever, with pupils starting their higher education at Columbia, Stanford, NYU, UPenn and Cornell, amongst other excellent colleges.

A number of our students will be staying in Spain, at top-notch places including ICADE, IE and Navarra; others will continue their education elsewhere in Europe in world-leading institutions such as Sciences Po in France, ETH in Zurich, and several excellent universities in The Netherlands, including Eindhoven and Rotterdam.

Runnymede College is looking for a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of Economics for September 2024.

Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in Economics, Business Studies, Maths or a related subject from a good university and should exhibit ongoing interest in the subject with students on a day-to-day basis. The successful candidate will be a positive and enthusiastic classroom practitioner with excellent interpersonal skills.

This role may include opportunities to be involved in the pastoral and co-curricular aspects of the school, such as Economics Society or Model United Nations.

The successful applicant will be responsible for delivering engaging and varied lessons to Year 12 and 13 A Level Economics students. They will enthuse pupils and ensure that lessons cater to the learning needs of all students, many of whom apply to Economics-related undergraduate courses at top universities in the UK, USA and Europe. On a related note, the successful applicant may be required to provide support to students with university applications and will provide guidance on university preparation, such as wider reading.

The Department follows the AQA A-Level specification, with all assessment under this linear specification taking place at the end of the two-year A-level course. The department achieves impressive results in public examinations and supports a good number of Economics/Business university applicants each year. The successful applicant would be expected to teach A* calibre pupils and to participate fully in extension programmes, such as the Year 12 Extended Essay Competition.

Head of Year opportunities are available for suitably experienced and motivated candidates. Those interested in being considered for these exciting pastoral leadership opportunities should include this in their letters of application.

The successful applicant will have:

  • a good honours degree from a British University
  • a PGCE or other qualified teacher status for secondary 
  • recent experience as a teacher in a school in the UK
  • recent experience teaching A Level Economics
  • 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/ICPC 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

Please complete the TES online application form and attach a copy of your CV and cover letter, along with names, (including telephone numbers) and email addresses of two referees.

Final date for applications – Friday 31st May 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and first round interviews will take place via Zoom on a rolling basis. The final round interview will be held face-to-face at Runnymede College in Madrid. The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found. If you have not heard from us within six weeks of submitting your application, please assume you were unsuccessful this time.

We are an equal opportunities employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Hiring decisions are based on skills, experience and attributes required for the role. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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 ACRO Criminal Records Office.

IT Support Specialist

REF:2045849
The school is looking to recruit an IT Support Specialist for an immediate start.
Job category/type: IT Support Specialist
Application closing date: 17/05/2024

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 located in La Moraleja, in the north of Madrid. The School is currently being restructured and from September 2024 will be divided into Pre-Prep (Pre Nursery to Year 3), Prep (Years 4 to 8) and Senior School (Years 9 to 13). The new structure has meant creating additional posts of responsibility and numerous opportunities for professional development and promotion have arisen.

The school is looking to recruit an IT Support Specialist for an immediate start.

Key responsibilities

  • Installing and configuring computer hardware, software, systems, networks, printers, and scanners
  • Daily check of the operation of printers and photocopiers and resolution of incidents in this regard.
  • Monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks
  • Responding in a timely manner to service issues and requests
  • Providing technical support to school staff and pupils
  • Troubleshooting and resolving technical issues in person, remotely and by telephone
  • Responsible for monitoring the resolution of incidents. Generating the necessary reports for quality control.
  • Maintaining and updating documentation (inventory)
  • Training users on new systems and software
  • Microcomputer management iPhones, iPads, teachers’ computers, projectors, interactive whiteboards, apple tvs
  • Analyse staff needs, identify vulnerabilities, and boost efficiency and accuracy
  • Support in ordering materials from IT suppliers
  • Control of the correct execution of backup copies on computers
  • Monitoring the correct distribution and installation of antivirus in all workstations and servers.
  • Monitoring the correct distribution and installation of operating system patches on all workstations and servers
  • Installation and enrollment of equipment due to new additions or replacement of equipment with new ones.
  • Hardware Repair Management
  • Router configuration, Cisco/Meraki, service management, external connections, Hardware

The successful applicant will have:

  • Experience in IT support or a related field is beneficial (desired – at least 2 years experience in a similar role)
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Able to prioritise and make decisions
  • Excellent organisation, planning and project management skills
  • Quick to adapt to change, flexible
  • Customer Service focussed
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience use the following tools – Mac work environment iSAMS, JAMF, Apple School Manager, Meraki, Google Classroom, Filemaker, Box, Slack, WordPress.

Please complete the TES online application form and attach a copy of your CV and cover letter, along with names, (including telephone numbers) and email addresses of two referees.

Final date for applications – Friday 17th May 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and first round interviews will take place via Zoom on a rolling basis. The final round interview will be held face-to-face at Runnymede College in Madrid. The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found. If you have not heard from us within six weeks of submitting your application, please assume you were unsuccessful this time.

We are an equal opportunities employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Hiring decisions are based on skills, experience and attributes required for the role. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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 ACRO Criminal records Office.

Teacher of English

REF:2045544
The school is looking to recruit an outstanding teacher of English to join our Senior School from September 2024.
Job category/type: Teaching Staff
Application closing date: 17/05/2024

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 located in La Moraleja, in the north of Madrid. The School is currently being restructured and from September 2024 will be divided into Pre-Prep (Pre Nursery-Year 3), Prep (Years 4 to 8) and Senior School (Years 9 to 13).

Academic levels are high at Runnymede College. In June 2023, 58% of our students achieved A-A* at A level, with 97% of grades being A*-C. This is particularly impressive when compared with the 47% of A*-A grades achieved at independent (private) schools in England this year. In addition, 60% of our pupils gained A*-A grades at IGCSE. Once again, this is a truly excellent achievement when compared with the 47% of A*- A grades at GCSE obtained in the English independent (private) school sector.

In the graduating class of 2023, we have two students who will be studying in Oxford; another will begin her course in Natural Sciences at Cambridge. Other top-ranking UK universities welcoming this year’s graduates include St Andrews, Imperial, UCL, Edinburgh and Bath. The United States has attracted more pupils than ever, with pupils starting their higher education at Columbia, Stanford, NYU, UPenn and Cornell, amongst other excellent colleges.

A number of our students will be staying in Spain, at top-notch places including ICADE, IE and Navarra; others will continue their education elsewhere in Europe in world-leading institutions such as Sciences Po in France, ETH in Zurich, and several excellent universities in The Netherlands, including Eindhoven and Rotterdam.

The school is looking to recruit an outstanding teacher of English to join our Senior School from September 2024.

Join a rewarding and exciting learning environment, both within and beyond the classroom. Runnymede College’s thriving English department is looking for a well-qualified, enthusiastic and experienced professional to teach English in Senior School. We are seeking to appoint a creative English specialist who 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 will embrace the use of interactive teaching methods and ICT. The English department is integral to the successful co-curricular life of the school, and any candidate should be willing to play an active role.

We follow the Cambridge (CIE) IGCSE Literature in English specification and First Language English and the linear two year Pearson/Edexcel A Level English Literature course in the Sixth Form.

Head of Year opportunities are available for suitably experienced and motivated candidates. Those interested in being considered for these exciting pastoral leadership opportunities should include this in their letters of application.

The successful applicant will have:

  • a good honours degree from a British University
  • a PGCE
  • recent experience as a teacher in a school in the UK
  • excellent subject knowledge and experience of teaching English Literature A-level (preferably Edexcel, but any board would be fine)
  • experience of teaching KS3 and IGCSE/GCSE English Literature and Language
  • excellent leadership and 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 a native level English speaker
  • 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

Please complete the TES online application form and attach your CV and covering letter.

Final date for applications- Friday 17th May 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and first round interviews will take place via Zoom on a rolling basis. The final round interview will be held face-to-face at Runnymede College in Madrid. The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found. If you have not heard from us within six weeks of submitting your application, please assume you were unsuccessful this time.

We are an equal opportunities employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Hiring decisions are based on skills, experience and attributes required for the role. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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 ACRO Criminal Records Office.

Science Teacher with ability to teach KS4 Biology

REF:2045526
The school is looking to recruit an outstanding Senior School Science Teacher with the ability to teach Key Stage 4 Biology for September 2024. A Level Biology teaching available for the right candidate.
Job category/type: Teaching Staff
Application closing date: 17/05/2024

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 located in La Moraleja, in the north of Madrid. The School is currently being restructured and from September 2024 will be divided into Pre-Prep (Pre Nursery to Year 3), Prep (Years 4 to 8) and Senior School (Years 9 to 13). The new structure has meant creating additional posts of responsibility and numerous opportunities for professional development and promotion have arisen.

Academic levels are high at Runnymede College. In June 2023, 58% of our students achieved A-A* at A level, with 97% of grades being A*-C. This is particularly impressive when compared with the 47% of A*-A grades achieved at independent (private) schools in England this year. In addition, 60% of our pupils gained A*-A grades at IGCSE. Once again, this is a truly excellent achievement when compared with the 47% of A*- A grades at GCSE obtained in the English independent (private) school sector.

In the graduating class of 2023, we have two students who will be studying in Oxford; another will begin her course in Natural Sciences at Cambridge. Other top-ranking UK universities welcoming this year’s graduates include St Andrews, Imperial, UCL, Edinburgh and Bath. The United States has attracted more pupils than ever, with pupils starting their higher education at Columbia, Stanford, NYU, UPenn and Cornell, amongst other excellent colleges.

A number of our students will be staying in Spain, at top-notch places including ICADE, IE and Navarra; others will continue their education elsewhere in Europe in world-leading institutions such as Sciences Po in France, ETH in Zurich, and several excellent universities in The Netherlands, including Eindhoven and Rotterdam.

The school is looking to recruit an outstanding Senior School Science Teacher with the ability to teach Key Stage 4 Biology for September 2024. A Level Biology teaching available for the right candidate.

We require a teacher who has experience and a history of excellent attainment. 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.

Head of Year opportunities are available for suitably experienced and motivated candidates. Those interested in being considered for these exciting pastoral leadership opportunities should include this in their letters of application.

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

Successful candidates should:

  • be able to teach KS3 Science, IGCSE Biology and A Level Biology
  • 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 and school
  • support the development of schemes of work and resources
  • promote an interest in STEM subjects and careers education through the subject
  • organise educational visits, visiting speakers and extra curricular activities that enrich pupils’ experience of the subject beyond the confines of a syllabus

The successful applicant will have:

  • outstanding GCSE & A level results
  • a good Science honours degree from a British University (2:1 or better) – Biology specialist
  • a PGCE or other qualified teacher status for Secondary School Science
  • recent experience as a teacher at a school in the UK
  • previous experience in an international school – desired not essential
  • excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively and seamlessly individually and as part of a team
  • to be confident in using technology effectively in teaching and learning – experience with online learning platforms such as Zoom and Google Classroom desired
  • native level English speaker but no knowledge of Spanish is required

Please complete the TES online application form and attach a copy of your CV and cover letter, along with names, (including telephone numbers) and email addresses of two referees.

Final date for applications – Friday 17th May 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and first round interviews will take place via Zoom on a rolling basis. The final round interview will be held face-to-face at Runnymede College in Madrid. The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found. If you have not heard from us within six weeks of submitting your application, please assume you were unsuccessful this time.

We are an equal opportunities employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Hiring decisions are based on skills, experience and attributes required for the role. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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 ACRO Criminal records Office.

Prep School Teacher – subject specialists required

REF:2025669
The school is looking to recruit an outstanding teacher to join our Prep School in September 2024. English, French and Drama subject specialists are required.
Job category/type: Teaching Staff
Application closing date: 08/04/2024

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 located in La Moraleja, in the north of Madrid. The School is currently being restructured and from September 2024 will be divided into Pre-Prep, Prep (Years 4 to 8) and Senior School (Years 9 to 13). The new structure has meant creating additional posts of responsibility and numerous opportunities for professional development and promotion have arisen.

Academic levels are high at Runnymede College. In June 2023, 58% of our students achieved A-A* at A level, with 97% of grades being A*-C. This is particularly impressive when compared with the 47% of A*-A grades achieved at independent (private) schools in England this year. In addition, 60% of our pupils gained A*-A grades at IGCSE. Once again, this is a truly excellent achievement when compared with the 47% of A*- A grades at GCSE obtained in the English independent (private) school sector.

In the graduating class of 2023, we have two students who will be studying in Oxford; another will begin her course in Natural Sciences at Cambridge. Other top-ranking UK universities welcoming this year’s graduates include St Andrews, Imperial, UCL, Edinburgh and Bath. The United States has attracted more pupils than ever, with pupils starting their higher education at Columbia, Stanford, NYU, UPenn and Cornell, amongst other excellent colleges.

A number of our students will be staying in Spain, at top-notch places including ICADE, IE and Navarra; others will continue their education elsewhere in Europe in world-leading institutions such as Sciences Po in France, ETH in Zurich, and several excellent universities in The Netherlands, including Eindhoven and Rotterdam.

The school is looking to recruit an outstanding teacher to join our Prep School in September 2024. English, French and Drama subject specialists are required.

Join a rewarding and exciting learning environment, both within and beyond the classroom. We are looking for a well-qualified, enthusiastic and experienced professional for the Prep School, who is committed to achieving the very best for pupils at all levels. Any candidate should be willing to play an active role in the co-curricular life of the school.

The successful applicant will have:

  • outstanding GCSE & A level results
  • a good honours degree from a British University (2:1 or better)
  • a PGCE or other qualified teacher status
  • recent experience as a teacher in a school in the UK
  • excellent subject knowledge and experience of teaching Years 3-8
  • excellent leadership and 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 a native level English speaker
  • 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

Please complete the TES online application form and attach your CV and covering letter.

Final date for applications- Monday 8th April 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and first round interviews will take place via Zoom on a rolling basis. The final round interview will be held face-to-face at Runnymede College in Madrid. The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found. If you have not heard from us within six weeks of submitting your application, please assume you were unsuccessful this time.

We are an equal opportunities employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Hiring decisions are based on skills, experience and attributes required for the role. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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 ACRO Criminal Records Office.

Prep School Teacher

REF:1979087
The school is looking to recruit an outstanding teacher to join our Prep School in September 2024.
Job category/type: Teaching Staff
Application closing date: 09/02/2024

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 located in La Moraleja, in the north of Madrid. The School is currently being restructured and from September 2024 will be divided into Pre-Prep, Prep (Years 4 to 8 ) and Senior School (Years 9 to 13). The new structure has meant creating additional posts of responsibility and numerous opportunities for professional development and promotion have arisen.

Academic levels are high at Runnymede College. In June 2023, 58% of our students achieved A-A* at A level, with 97% of grades being A*-C. This is particularly impressive when compared with the 47% of A*-A grades achieved at independent (private) schools in England this year. In addition, 60% of our pupils gained A*-A grades at IGCSE. Once again, this is a truly excellent achievement when compared with the 47% of A*- A grades at GCSE obtained in the English independent (private) school sector.

In the graduating class of 2023, we have two students who will be studying in Oxford; another will begin her course in Natural Sciences at Cambridge. Other top-ranking UK universities welcoming this year’s graduates include St Andrews, Imperial, UCL, Edinburgh and Bath. The United States has attracted more pupils than ever, with pupils starting their higher education at Columbia, Stanford, NYU, UPenn and Cornell, amongst other excellent colleges.

A number of our students will be staying in Spain, at top-notch places including ICADE, IE and Navarra; others will continue their education elsewhere in Europe in world-leading institutions such as Sciences Po in France, ETH in Zurich, and several excellent universities in The Netherlands, including Eindhoven and Rotterdam.

The school is looking to recruit an outstanding teacher to join our Prep School in September 2024.

Join a rewarding and exciting learning environment, both within and beyond the classroom. We are looking for a well-qualified, enthusiastic and experienced Key Stage 2 professional for the Prep School. We are seeking to appoint a creative KS2 specialist who is committed to achieving the very best for pupils at all levels. Any candidate should be willing to play an active role in the co-curricular life of the school.

The successful applicant will have:

  • outstanding GCSE & A level results
  • a good honours degree from a British University (2:1 or better)
  • a PGCE or other qualified teacher status
  • recent experience as a teacher in a school in the UK
  • excellent subject knowledge and experience of teaching Years 3-6
  • excellent leadership and 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 a native level English speaker
  • 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

Please complete the TES online application form and attach your CV and covering letter.

Final date for applications- Friday 9th February 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and first round interviews will take place via Zoom on a rolling basis. The final round interview will be held face-to-face at Runnymede College in Madrid. The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found. If you have not heard from us within six weeks of submitting your application, please assume you were unsuccessful this time.

We are an equal opportunities employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Hiring decisions are based on skills, experience and attributes required for the role. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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 ACRO Criminal Records Office.

Applications

Applications, including contact phone numbers and names and contact numbers of two referees, can also be sent to the Headmaster at:
employment@runnymede-college.com

Or via traditional mail to:
The Headmaster
Runnymede College
Calle Salvia 30
La Moraleja
28109 Alcobendas
Madrid
Spain

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