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Thames British School in Madrid prides itself on providing its students with the highest level of education and a wide range of opportunities for personal development. Our students are prepared for the challenges of the 21st century, with skills, understanding and ultimately, universally recognised certificates that open doors to the best universities in the world.

Thames British School Madrid is located on the outskirts of Madrid. With its brand new building, it is one of the most modern international schools in Madrid. We are currently in our 10th year with students from Early Years to KS5, who come from many different countries and cultural backgrounds.

To find out more about our prestigious school the please visit our website - https://thamesbritishschool.es/


Passionate about inspiring young and talented people? Join us in inspiring the lively little learners at Thames British School Madrid as a Class Teacher. You will be part of a community of dedicated, friendly staff... standing by and upholding its mission in creating and maintaining a supportive and thriving learning environment.

The Role
• Have regard to the curriculum for the school, and with a view to promoting the development of the abilities and aptitudes of the pupils in any class o group assigned
• Plan and prepare courses and lessons
• Teach, according to their educational needs, the pupils assigned to you
• Asses, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of pupils
• Disseminate high quality teaching pedagogy and practice to secure consistently good outstanding teaching and learning for our children
• Be committed to on-going-professional development
• Contribute to the wider life of the school
• Maintain a dynamic and inspiring learning environment
• Be innovative, highly motivated and eager
• Have good interpersonal skills and are able to work well as pat of a team

Qualifications & Experience
• QTS (or equivalent) and an undergraduate degree
• Successful experience of teaching the early years curriculum
• Good understanding of current theory and best practice in teaching and learning, particularly as it relates to achieving high rates of progress of children of early years age.
• Good subject knowledge of the core Cambridge Curriculum would be an advantage
• Good understanding of child development and progression and how this impacts on planning
• Understanding of effective strategies for managing behavior within the classroom and in accordance with the school´s policy
• An understanding of equal opportunity issues and how they can be addressed in schools
• Excellent written and oral communication skills

If you are highly motivated, respond well to a challenge and have excellent communication skills, this could be the job for you!

We can offer you the opportunity to:

• Live in the capital city of Spain: 15 Spanish cities are recognised by UNESCO as World Heritage Cities. This is more than any other country in the world

• Confident, independent and welcoming pupils

• Well-resourced school with great facilities

• An experienced, committed, friendly and supportive staff

• Small class sizes, the average of class size is 18

• Positive teamwork approach

• Excellent support with relocation

• Very competitive salary

• Family atmosphere

If you are interested in living and working in Madrid, becoming part of an outstanding staff team and being at the forefront of UK education internationally, then we would love to hear from you. We offer a relocation package, a comprehensive induction programme and reduced fees for children of full-time staff

Safeguarding Notice

The Thames British School Madrid are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.


To express your interest, please submit your application. You should include a current CV and a covering letter stating the following:
• Your reasons for being interested in the school
• Your reasons for wanting to live and work in Spain
• A summary of your skills and experience
• The particular qualities you bring to your application
Madrid Spain


Apply - Pre-Nursery Teacher - Thames British School Madrid