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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).

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 Mathematics to join Senior School from September 2024.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced individual with the ability to teach up to A Level 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.

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.

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 Mathematics teaching
• recent experience teaching Maths IGCSE, A Level Maths
• 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
• Recent experience as a teacher in a school in the UK
• Knowledge or experience of the Additional Mathematics IGCSE course

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
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