OPENING MINDS, CREATING MAGIC, CHANGING THE WORLD

We are a learning community, passionate about providing an International Education, which inspires and encourages learning and intercultural understanding.

We facilitate self-discovery and the development of unique interests, gifts and talents.

We promote service learning as a force for good in the world.

THINKING ABOUT MAKING A MOVE?

Making the right career choice for you and for your new school is very important. Recruitment in international schools is no longer simply about finding the right location: it is about great schools and great teachers finding a mutual passion, a common approach and shared values.

SIS is committed to recruiting and developing excellent educators from around the world to form a dynamic and highly motivated team to become part of a community of learners that has at its core the SIS Values that shape our behaviour, inform our decision-making and provide a shared focus for all our actions.

SIS is renowned for its innovative approach to learning, its sense of community and the professional opportunities we provide for our staff. Our special corner of southern Spain is famous for its perfect climate, rich Andalucian culture, spectacular countryside, relaxed and safe lifestyle, and is a great place for individuals or families to enjoy life at its best.

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VACANCIES

+Psychology and Boarding Assistants - Intern Opportunities
The School: Situated on a spacious, leafy campus with impressive facilities, Sotogrande International School is an IB World day and boarding School offering the IB programmes from PYP in our Primary school, to MYP in our Middle School and through to the IB Diploma in our Upper school. Now in its 36th year, the school has grown steadily and enjoys an excellent reputation for quality education in Spain. We are not, however, just an academically focused school. Our drive is to educate the whole child and support students to find their own passions, drives and talents.

Sotogrande International School is a well-established IB World School where we are committed to developing our students as effective learners. This includes providing personalised learning approaches and supporting all students in their development including positive mental health.

We have a full/time Clinical Psychologist dedicated to our school community and applications are now invited from Psychology and Boarding Assistants to join us as interns.

The successful applicants will be expected to deliver the following:
1. Individual learning and behavioural support, including executive function coaching
2. Individual counselling, including supporting residential boarders
3. Educational and behavioural assessment
4. Small group work (social skills, etc)
5. Boarding duties

This post offers a unique opportunity to develop both residential support and clinical skills under the supervision of a Clinical Psychologist and a team of very experienced education professionals.

A minimum of one hour’s individual supervision will be offered every week.
These roles will operate on a supervised Intern basis.

Application Process: If you are enthusiastic about psychology, would like to live and work within an international boarding community and have the drive and passion to get the most from our students, then we would very much welcome your application. Please note an up to date CRB or equivalent will be necessary for the successful candidate.

To apply for these positions or for further information, please contact Dr Kelly Lewis-Cole: klewis@sis.gl for a job description.

We are currently looking for candidates to join us for the 2017/18 academic year.

+Teacher of Upper Primary (9-11 year olds)
We are looking to recruit an innovative, flexible and creative teacher of Upper Primary (9-11 year olds). The successful individual should be flexible and collaborative and have experience in teaching all subjects within the Primary curriculum. A specialism in science and maths would be an advantage. Ideally candidates should have some PYP Curriculum knowledge/experience and ideally have completed or willing to complete the IBO Making The PYP Happen course before starting.

The applicant must be familiar with inquiry based learning, be experienced and skilled in differentiating classes to meet the needs of a diverse range of students and be able to work as part of a team.

Application Process: If you meet these criteria, are enthusiastic about teaching and learning and have the drive and passion to get the most from our students, then we would very much welcome your application.

To apply for any of these positions, please visit www.sis.ac and send an email to recruitment@sis.gl with your CV with photo, application form (please see below), formal letter of application and a brief outline of your educational philosophy, referencing the role you are applying for in the subject of the email by Monday 10th April 2017. An up-to-date CRB check and 3 referees will also be essential to complete the application process. Please note, in the event of an outstanding applicant, Sotogrande International School reserves the right to employ before the advertised deadline. It is therefore essential that you send applications as soon as possible.

Initial interviews will be completed through Skype. Shortlisted candidates may be invited to attend an interview session in Sotogrande at a date to be confirmed, prior to the final decision being taken. For more details and additional vacancies, please see our website.

+Teacher of Secondary Science and IB Diploma Chemistry
The School: Situated on a spacious, leafy campus with impressive facilities, Sotogrande International School is an IB World day and boarding school offering the IB programmes throughout from PYP in our Primary School, to MYP in our Middle School (11-16) and through to the IB Diploma in our Upper School (16-18). Now in its 38th year, the school has grown steadily and enjoys a strong reputation for quality education in Spain. The student body will grow to over 900 students by September 2017. We are currently full in a number of year groups and have waiting lists. We have over 130 students studying the IB Diploma Programme in our Upper School, where academic standards are high. The most recently graduated cohort scored an average IB Diploma score of 33.4 points. We are not however, just an academically focused school. Our drive is to educate the whole child and support students to explore their own gifts and talents, helping them to find their passions and purpose in life.

Applications are sought from energetic, creative and innovative teachers with a recognised teaching qualification and degree (both are essential). A commitment to personalised learning in the classroom is imperative, as is a belief in continual self-improvement. Professional Development at the school is well supported, complemented by a strong internal support programme.

We are looking for flexible, outstanding teachers who go above and beyond to make the learning experience for the student truly exceptional. As an Apple distinguished school, a commitment to using IT within the classroom is essential. Experiential learning and global citizenship are both core to our philosophy and, along with service learning, these elements drive our curriculum.

We are a high-energy school with an extensive extra curricular programme, including our own student led NGO, The Kindred Project. Applicants are encouraged, in their letter of application, to highlight how they might enhance our thriving boarding, extra-curricular, service and global citizenship programmes.

The post – Teacher of Secondary Science and IB Diploma Chemistry

Sotogrande International School is seeking to appoint an innovative and passionate teacher capable of teaching MYP (secondary school) Science and Higher level chemistry for the IB Diploma. The successful candidate will share our vision to provide a hands on education that has a strong emphasis on inquiry and practical learning. We are seeking an enthusiastic subject specialist who is able to make connections with the real world and who can personalise learning to reach the needs of our students.

The successful applicant will ideally have experience of teaching MYP and IB science but this is not essential, applicants with GCSE and A level experience will also be considered.

Application Process: If you meet these criteria, are enthusiastic about teaching and learning and have the drive and passion to get the most from our students, then we would very much welcome your application.

Due to difficulties in obtaining visas we only accept applications from people who have a passport or citizenship from an EU country.

To apply for any of these positions, please visit www.sis.ac and send an email to recruitment@sis.gl with your CV with photo, formal letter of application and a brief outline of your educational philosophy, referencing the role you are applying for in the subject of the email by Friday 7th April 2016. An up-to-date CRB check and 3 referees will also be essential to complete the application process. Please note, in the event of an outstanding applicant, Sotogrande International School reserves the right to employ before the advertised deadline. It is therefore essential that you send applications as soon as possible.

Initial interviews will be completed through Skype. Shortlisted candidates may be invited to attend an interview session in Sotogrande at a date to be confirmed, prior to the final decision being taken. For more details and additional vacancies, please see our website.

+Head of Sport and Physical and Health Education teacher
Dates: Job starts September 2017
Location: SOTOGRANDE, SPAIN
Contract Type: Full Time
Contract Term: Fixed Term

The School: Situated on a spacious, leafy campus with impressive facilities, Sotogrande International School is an IB World day and boarding school which has recently been awarded Apple Distinguished School status. We offer the IB programmes throughout from PYP in our Primary School, to MYP in our Middle School and through to the IB Diploma in our Upper School. Now in its 36th year, the school has grown steadily and enjoys a strong reputation for quality education in Spain. The student body will grow to over 900 students by September 2017. We currently have 130 students studying the IB Diploma Programme in our Upper School, where academic standards are high. The most recently graduated cohort scored an average IB Diploma score of 33.4 points. We are not however just an academically focused school. Our drive is to educate the whole child and support students to explore their own gifts, talents and passions.
Due to the expansion of student and staff numbers, the school’s facility plans are also developing. By September 2017, we hope to have covered and heated our 6 lane 25m swimming pool. The school has also purchased adjacent land in order to improve provision for our teaching and learning in the future. Furthermore, we are increasing exciting partnerships with world renowned elite sports providers.Applications are sought from energetic, creative and innovative teachers with a recognised teaching qualification and degree (both are essential). A commitment to personalized learning is imperative, as is a belief in continual self-improvement. Professional Development at the school is well supported and complemented by a strong internal support programme.We are looking for flexible, outstanding teachers who go above and beyond to make the learning experience for the child truly exceptional. In return we offer a supportive environment with outstanding staff and really down to earth students. Experiential learning and awareness of global citizenship is core to our philosophy and with service learning drives our curriculum. Applicants are encouraged, in their letter of application, to highlight how they would enhance our thriving extra-curricular sports provision.

The Post: Head of Sport and Secondary Physical and Health Education teacher

From September 2017 we are looking for an inspirational and dedicated Head of Sport to build on our current successes and further develop our existing programmes. Applicants will be fully qualified teachers with exceptional subject knowledge, IT literate and experience of leading and preparing high performing sports teams. The applicant should be a creative, flexible innovator and motivator, who aims to consistently deliver high quality physical and health education lessons and an outstanding high performance curricular and extra-curricular sports programme to pupils between the ages of 11-18 years.
Applicants will ideally have knowledge and / or experience of the IBO PYP, MYP PE and Diploma SEHS / Advanced Level Physical Education, although this is not essential. He / she should have a proven track record of outstanding teaching and learning, as well as a thorough knowledge and passion for a variety of traditional team games such as football, field hockey, basketball, volleyball and rugby. There is an expectation that the successful application will create, lead and coordinate high profile, exciting and innovative whole school community events, such as sports days, swimming galas, student-parent triathlons, local or foreign expeditions/ sports trips, large sports tournaments, etc.Applicants should be confident differentiating and working with students from diverse cultural and language backgrounds. He / she will be an excellent communicator, who gets on well with colleagues, students, parents, technology and change.Sotogrande International School enjoys an excellent reputation within and beyond Spain for the standard of its PE and sport, particularly in football, golf and tennis where our facilities and high performance programmes are amongst the best. The successful candidate will have the ability to contribute to our extensive competitive sports programmes and particular expertise in the development of and high level coaching within football and basketball would be an advantage.
The applicant will also be required to collaborate with our PHE Leader of Learning and Sports Academies Coordinator. A high level of skill in sports administration, marketing, public relations and promoting community sport would be advantageous.An excellent remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate including competitive salary and free school places for dependents.Application Process: If you meet these criteria, are enthusiastic about teaching and learning and have the drive and passion to get the most from our students, as well as the energy and creativity to dream and deliver new ventures, then we would very much welcome your application.
To apply for this position, please visit www.sis.ac and send an email to recruitment@sis.gl referencing Head of Sport by Friday 24th March.
Please ensure you have uploaded an up to date CV, formal letter of application, statement of educational philosophy and recent photograph. An up-to-date CRB check and 3 referees will also be essential.Initial interviews will be completed through Skype. Final candidates may be invited to attend an interview session in Sotogrande at a date to be confirmed, prior to the final decision being taken.Sotogrande International School reserves the right to employ before the advertised deadline. It is therefore essential that you send applications as soon as possible.

+Vacancies for September 2017
The post: Vacancies for September 2017

The School: Situated on a spacious, leafy campus with impressive facilities, Sotogrande International School is an IB World day and boarding school offering the IB programmes throughout from PYP in our Primary School, to MYP in our Middle School and through to the IB Diploma in our Upper School. Now in its 38th year, the school has grown steadily and enjoys a strong reputation for quality education in Spain. The student body will grow to over 900 students by September 2017. We are currently full in a number of year groups and have waiting lists. We have over 130 students studying the IB Diploma Programme in our Upper School, where academic standards are high. The most recently graduated cohort scored an average IB Diploma score of 33.4 points. We are not however, just an academically focused school. Our drive is to educate the whole child and support students to explore their own gifts and talents, helping them to find their passions and purpose in life.

Applications are sought from energetic, creative and innovative teachers with a recognised teaching qualification and degree (both are essential). A commitment to personalised learning in the classroom is imperative, as is a belief in continual self-improvement. Professional Development at the school is well supported, complemented by a strong internal support programme.

We are looking for flexible, outstanding teachers who go above and beyond to make the learning experience for the student truly exceptional. As an Apple distinguished school, a commitment to using IT within the classroom is essential. Experiential learning and global citizenship are both core to our philosophy and, along with service learning, these elements drive our curriculum.

We are a high-energy school with an extensive extra curricular programme, including our own student led NGO, The Kindred Project. Applicants are encouraged, in their letter of application, to highlight how they might enhance our thriving boarding, extra-curricular, service and global citizenship programmes.

Application Process: If you meet these criteria, are enthusiastic about teaching and learning and have the drive and passion to get the most from our students, then we would very much welcome your application.

To apply for any of these positions, please visit www.sis.ac and send an email to recruitment@sis.gl with your CV with photo, application form (please see below), formal letter of application and a brief outline of your educational philosophy, referencing the role you are applying for in the subject of the email by Friday 10th February 2017. An up-to-date CRB check and 3 referees will also be essential to complete the application process. Please note, in the event of an outstanding applicant, Sotogrande International School reserves the right to employ before the advertised deadline. It is therefore essential that you send applications as soon as possible.

Initial interviews will be completed through Skype. Shortlisted candidates may be invited to attend an interview session in Sotogrande at a date to be confirmed, prior to the final decision being taken. For more details and additional vacancies, please see our website.

+Teacher of IB Environmental systems and MYP Science
The post – Teacher of IB Environmental systems and MYP Science

We are looking to recruit an innovative, flexible and creative teacher of Year 7 – 11 Science and Environmental Science to IB level. Knowledge of the curriculum is not essential, but enthusiasm to learn is what is key.  The successful individual should be flexible and able to work across disciplines to contribute towards the further development of an integrated curriculum with a focus on developing effective learners. Ideally candidates would have some MYP and Diploma experience.  Key attributes are an open mind towards an integrated curriculum / interdisciplinary units and an ability to work as part of a team. We are seeking an enthusiastic subject specialist who is able to make connections with the real world and differentiate to meet the needs of a diverse range of students.

Application Process: If you meet these criteria, are enthusiastic about teaching and learning and have the drive and passion to get the most from our students, then we would very much welcome your application.

To apply for any of these positions, please visit www.sis.ac and send an email to recruitment@sis.gl  with your CV with photo, application form (please see below), formal letter of application and a brief outline of your educational philosophy, referencing the role you are applying for in the subject of the email  by Monday 6th March 2017.  An up-to-date CRB check and 3 referees will also be essential to complete the application process. Please note, in the event of an outstanding applicant, Sotogrande International School reserves the right to employ before the advertised deadline.  It is therefore essential that you send applications as soon as possible.

Initial interviews will be completed through Skype. Shortlisted candidates may be invited to attend an interview session in Sotogrande at a date to be confirmed, prior to the final decision being taken.  For more details and additional vacancies, please see our website.

+Teacher of English Language Development Programme

The post – Teacher of English Language Development Progremme

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our English Language Development Programme. We currently have a vacancy for an English Language Teacher (EAL) to work across the Middle Years Programme, supporting and enhancing the learning of students who have English as an additional language. Candidates should have an appropriate teaching qualification and experience of working with secondary students, ideally in an international school environment.

The successful applicant would be employed on a self-employed (autonomo) basis.

Application Process: If you meet these criteria, are enthusiastic about teaching and learning and have the drive and passion to get the most from our students, then we would very much welcome your application.

To apply for any of this position, please visit www.sis.ac and send an email to recruitment@sis.gl  with your CV with photo, application form (please see below), a covering letter explaining how you would contribute to the development of English amongst our non-native speakers. and a brief outline of your educational philosophy, referencing the role you are applying for in the subject of the e mail  by Friday 24th February 2017.  An up-to-date CRB check and 3 referees will also be essential to complete the application process. Please note, in the event of an outstanding applicant, Sotogrande International School reserves the right to employ before the advertised deadline.  It is therefore essential that you send applications as soon as possible.

Initial interviews will be completed through Skype. Shortlisted candidates may be invited to attend an interview session in Sotogrande at a date to be confirmed, prior to the final decision being taken.  For more details and additional vacancies, please see our website.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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