About Nord Anglia Education
Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools’ organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 56 international schools in 27 countries across the Americas, Asia, the Middle East and Europe. providing outstanding education to over 53,000 students from pre-school through to the end of secondary education. Our schools are united by one philosophy; we are ambitious for our students, our people and family of schools. This means that we want every student to achieve more than may have ever thought possible, which we ensure through personalised learning enhanced with unique global opportunities.
International College Spain
International College Spain is a highly successful, growing school with a committed and inspirational team of teaching professionals at its heart. We follow the three IB Programmes throught the school, IB Primary Years Programme (PYP), IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the IB Diploma Programme (DP). As a non-selective school, we are proud that our students go on to some of the world’s top universities.
Examinations in 2018 saw our students achieving:
- 93 % pass rate at the IB Diploma Programme
- An average Diploma score of 34 points
- 14% of the pass rate candidates scored 40 or above
Recent investment in facilities has seen us open a new purpose-built IB building, an additional gym and a renovated all purpose auditorium space.
About the role:
We are looking for a suitably qualified, committed and experienced Deputy Head to join a successful School.
As a Deputy Head you will have demonstrable Leadership skills and experience in seeking out and promoting Professional Development opportunities for all Secondary teaching staff, as well as administrative skills. You will provide effective leadership and management together with the Head of Secondary to maintain an effective teaching team which continually enhances the quality of learning and achievement.
As a teacher at International College Spain, the successful candidate will be accountable for the delivery of a particular subject across the Secondary School in the MYP and DP levels. You will have an enthusiastic approach to teaching your subject and the ability to inspire your students and other members of your department so they can deliver a high standard of teaching. You will work well as a team member and prepare the programme together through collaborative planning sessions and Inter Disciplinary Units (IDUs).
As a qualified teacher, you will be a fluent English speaker and have experience of delivering the IB Diploma. You will be committed to developing personalised approaches to learning and experienced in the latest assessment methods. You will be an excellent communicator, who works in partnership with colleagues, students and parents to create a learning environment that delivers educational excellence. You will be keen to contribute to the ongoing development of our curriculum and will be an effective professional with outstanding subject knowledge and experience of teaching.
When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of more than 8,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.
We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform that harnesses the collective expertise of their peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking. Our collaborations with The Juilliard School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.
Alongside great training you will enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the most vibrant, cultural capitals in Europe.
As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:
A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale;
An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration;
A culture which is fair and consultative;
Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career.
In return for your passion to promote a quality education you will enjoy a relocation allowance, excellent public health system (and optional private healthcare) free school lunch and other benefits.
The closing date for this position is 31st May 2019 We will interview initially via Skype as applications come in. We reserve the right to interview and appoint sooner should a suitable candidate come forward. As such, all interested candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible.
SAFEGUARDING AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES
International College Spain is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to the following:
An enhanced DBS disclosure/ police check from both Country of residence / birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years
The receipt of at least two satisfactory references (one of which must be from the Principal/Head of your current School)
Original ID documentation and examination certificates
International College Spain understands that a robust, fair and transparent recruitment and selection policy plays a central role in achieving this aim. We are committed to ensuring that the recruitment and selection of staff is conducted in a manner that is systematic, efficient and effective and promotes equality of opportunity.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.
For more information about the school, please see our school website: www.icsmadrid.org
Start Date: August 2019