EYFS teacher for Pre Prep School

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 2023 will be divided into Nursery School, Pre-Prep, Prep (Years 4 to7) and Senior School (Years 8 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 outstanding EYFS/Key Stage 1 teacher to join our Pre Prep School for September 2023.

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.

Successful candidates should:

  • be highly motivated
  • have a passion for education
  • be an excellent classroom practitioner
  • have experience of teaching the EYFS/KS1 curriculum
  • be confident in teaching early Mathematics with a mastery approach
  • have secure knowledge of of teaching Phonics and Early Reading
  • be committed to providing stimulating and well-structured learning across all areas of the curriculum
  • 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
  • develop and share schemes of work and resources
  • be motivated and use initiative to contribute to success of the department and school
  • have the ability to work positively and successfully within a team  or individually
  • to be confident in using technology effectively in teaching and learning

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 for Junior/Primary School
  • recent experience as a teacher at a school in the UK
  • previous experience in an international school – desired not essential
  • native level English speaker but no knowledge of Spanish is required

Please complete the online TES application and upload your CV and cover letter.

Final date for applications- Friday 23rd June 2023

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.

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