The British School is currently seeking a qualified, enthusiastic English teacher for the coming 2020-2021 school year

About The British School:

The British School operates its flagship location in Castilleja de la Cuesta, a friendly and bustling town of 17,000 inhabitants located just 6 km west of Seville. Castilleja is easily accessible by both car and public transport. The British School also runs three language schools in Sanlúcar la Mayor and one in Villamanrique de la Condesa, two small, welcoming villages located 18 km and 43 km to the west of Seville, respectively, as well as our most recent location in Montequinto (Dos Hermanas). We deeply value our role in these communities where we teach, and our teachers relish in the opportunity to form part of not just the fantastic staff, but also the very fabric of local life.

The British School is firmly committed to offering the highest quality of education by means of a dynamic, interactive and communicative approach to language learning. We believe that a student learns best when motivated by positive reinforcement and inspired by the personalized challenges and goals that our teachers set for them. In order to guarantee a positive and productive learning experience, we rely on a carefully selected staff of highly qualified, creative, motivated and dedicated teachers. They are adept at working in a team, while also allowing their unique personalities and talents to make every classroom a truly special learning environment.

Affiliations:

The British School belongs to the following professional organisations:

  • ACEIA (Asociación de centros de enseñanza de idiomas de Andalucía)
  • FECEI (Federación española de centros de enseñanza de idiomas)
  • Trinity College Registered Examination Centre
  • Cambridge English Collaborating Centre

Qualifications

Teacher Profile:

As a British School teacher, we expect you to be enthusiastic about the English language in all its facets and about the cultures that surround it, to relish in the opportunity to engage students in debates and meaningful conversations about current events and global issues, and to be adept at educating in values such as tolerance, respect, collaboration, and responsibility. Our teachers also understand that a student learns best when they are comfortable and enjoying themselves in the classroom, and as such our staff strives to create a fun, welcoming, and dynamic learning environment.

And because our teachers are also learners, they also attend teacher training conferences and workshops.

Key candidate characteristics:

  • Highly proficient English speaker
  • At least 3 years English teaching experience
  • Comfortable with young learners, teenagers and adult students
  • Confident teaching both English language and cultural and social aspects of English-speaking countries
  • TEFL/Trinity CertTESOL/CELTA/DELTA certification
  • Familiarity with official English exams: Cambridge, Trinity, British Council Aptis
  • University degree
  • EU citizenship or Spanish residency valid through at least end of following school year
  • Spanish language skills are highly recommended
  • CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) experience a plus

Conditions

Contract: 10 months, renewable (September – June); possibility of extending through July.

Hours: 16-24 hours a week

Holidays: 2 weeks at Christmas; 1 week at Easter; most local holidays

ResponsibilitiesTeachers will normally follow an afternoon schedule (we offer classes between 4-10 PM) between Monday and Thursday, though some adult and one-to-one classes are offered in the morning. There is a meeting once a month, usually on a Friday morning. Teachers will also participate in several seasonal holiday events, usually on Friday afternoons, as well as occasional workshops, parties and storytelling events. Apart from this, teachers will be responsible for organising their classes appropriately according to age and level, and they will be expected to write comprehensive student evaluations three times a year.

Salary & Benefits

To be discussed in the interview.