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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

+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 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.

+Deputy Housemaster and/or Deputy Housemistress
Start date:  September 2017
Location: SOTOGRANDE, SPAIN
Contract Type: Full Time
Contract Term: Fixed Term

Due to increasing numbers and expansion, we are seeking a Deputy Housemaster and a Deputy Housemistress to assist the Head of Boarding in providing each student with the very best in Boarding care.  These are exciting positions where a diverse skillset is a prerequisite, as is an abundance of enthusiasm, energy, innovation and drive.  Applications from teachers with previous Boarding and/or Leadership experience are encouraged but equally, for the right candidate, this could be an excellent opportunity to move into a first leadership role.

We are looking for people who will continue to transform the boarding experience for students, with a focus especially on our younger M1-M5 Boarders aged 11-16.  All applicants must have a recognised teaching qualification, as they will work a 50% School timetable.  All subjects and age groups will be considered.  A commitment to developing the boarding experience for students after school, weekend experiences and personalised learning is imperative as is a belief in continual self-improvement. Professional Development at the school is well supported and the opportunities for growth are great.

We are looking for a flexible, outstanding Deputy Housemaster and Deputy Housemistress who will go above and beyond to make the living and learning experience for each child truly extraordinary.  In return we offer excellent facilities, a supportive environment with outstanding staff and exceptional students.  Experiential learning and awareness of global citizenship is core to our philosophy and with service learning drives our curriculum.

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 37th year, the school has grown steadily and enjoys a strong reputation for quality education in Spain. The student body will grow to 950 students by September 2017 with 90 anticipated boarders.  We currently are full in a number of year groups and have waiting lists. We currently have 125 students studying the IB Diploma Programme in our Senior School, where academic standards are high.  The most recently graduated cohort scored an average IB Diploma score of 34 points. 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.

The Boarding House: Our boarding facilities are truly remarkable.  Having taken over a 4* hotel a few years ago, Boarding student numbers have steadily increased to a cohort of 70 Boarders.  The Boarding House is situated within an exclusive area and the building itself looks out over the neighbouring golf course and sea.  The students have access to a wonderful range of facilities and it is a truly international environment with over 20 nationalities represented in the Boarding Student community alone.  There has been much investment in the facilities recently and as the Boarding numbers are growing exponentially, the opportunities for career development continue to rise.

To apply for one of these positions, please visit www.sis.ac and send an email to recruitment@sis.gl with your CV, photo, formal letter of application, referencing the role you are applying for in the subject of the email by Friday 24th February 2017. An up-to-date CRB check and 3 referees will also be essential to complete the application process.

Applicants, in their letter of application, are encouraged to highlight: what their Boarding philosophy is; how they would enhance our thriving boarding community further; why they would be suitable for the role; and what subjects they would be available to teach.

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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