Job Vacancy:

Primary Classroom Teacher- Primary Grades

The Cameron International Primary School requires international primary classroom teachers for a late August start, 2017!

This role reports to the Director of the School

The successful profile & qualifications


Pursuing the CIPS mission requires from our staff members a commitment to the following values:

• International and cultural understanding, international-mindedness, interest in pursing global perspectives, celebration of difference, personal responsibility and integrity, mutual responsibility and respect, creative and critical thinking, compassion and service, respect for the environment, a strong moral compass, personal challenge, action and personal example.

It should be noted that the school is a dynamic and high energy community environment: the satisfaction is high – but so are the demands on time and engagement. The school prides itself on the concept of service to the students and their families, so the school has a longer day than many. In addition, the school operates on a whole year model where in holidays, programming is provided for educational daycare. This means that the students may attend the school all year around, with the exception of a whole school closure at the end of December and first week of January. Holidays will be organized in advance in rotation, with several flexible days provided.

Education degree

Completed Bachelor of Education and preferably a completed Master in primary education or pedagogy along with an (international) Teaching Qualification / Certificate if applicable.

Professional competencies

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following competencies on a professional proficiency level:

• Helping students to make themselves familiar with the cultural and social challenges that are necessary for them to fully function in society.

• Providing students with structure and support in a safe learning environment to enable them to develop socially, emotionally and morally.

• Subject knowledge and knowledge of addressing learning challenges.

• Organizational: Creating a well-organized, orderly and experiential learning environment.

• Collaboration with colleagues: Making a professional contribution to a good pedagogic and didactic climate, to effective mutual collaboration and good school organization.

• Interpersonal: Creating an atmosphere of trust by dealing with students in a positive, constructive and open way.

• Interaction with the environment: Ensuring good communication and coordination with parents and others involved in the education and development of the students.

• Reflection and development: Reflecting regularly on the development of personal and professional capabilities.

• Computer literacy.

• Fluent English Level: reading, writing, speaking; a professional command of the English language, minimum CEFR level C1. Spanish level at minimum B2.

• Professional experience.

• Successful experience of teaching international curricula, especially the IPC or PYP is be preferred.

Remuneration / Terms of Employment

– Contract-of-Employment under Spanish law: the initial contract is for 12 months (Academic year 2017 – 2018) with a period of three months of mutual probation with the intention of renewal (at the discretion of the school leadership).

– Full time position.

– The package will be commensurate with the responsibilities of the position, according to the Spanish Ministry of Education and Labour Laws and the CIPS HR policy.

– Location: San Roque Golf and Country Club Commerical Centre, Spain (near Sotogrande and Gibraltar).

– Academic year 2016 – 2017

– Whole School Closure Holidays

– Staff holidays for a total of 35 days (inclusive of whole school holiday) with 5 of those being flexible days.

– private health care plan provided as well as emergency medical assistance on site.

– To be able to work in Education in Spain, a (‘foreign’) staff member must be able to successfully apply for.

– A residence/work permit in Spain.

– The Spanish certificate criminal records check for working with children called the DBS.

– CIPS will assist in processing the application for a residency/work permit and the DBS.


If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Janice Cameron Pennie, Director at


Please submit an up to date curriculum vitae (CV) resume with a cover letter of motivation as introduction. Please indicate the role you are applying for in the subject of your email. Please send your letter with CV attached to

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. This position will be advertised until filled. The school takes the right to fill the position earlier than scheduled if an excellent candidate is found.