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BSB Jobs

Are you interested in helping The British School of Barcelona achieve excellence? Please check the available job offerings and become part of our school community

The British School of Barcelona’s success depends on our people.

Please take a look at the vacancies sections on this page below and if you are interested, please download and complete the BSB Job Application Form and return it to jobs@bsb.edu.es.

Along with your application, please also attach (on one side of A4) a covering letter on what you can really offer The British School of Barcelona.

We will keep you informed and let you know whether you have been shortlisted or not.

The package for each post will include:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Full induction package
  • Free children places in The British School of Barcelona
  • Membership of local sports club
  • Help with settling in the Barcelona area (if applicable)

Current Vacancies

At present we have the following vacancies:

BSB Sitges

  • IT Technician
  • An outstanding Teaching Assistant to support a Year 5 pupil to start ASAP. An exciting opportunity to join a highly successful department in a leading international school. This would be a part-time temporary contract. Essential criteria is that the person must speak Russian and English.Please submit your application details via email with the subject “BSB SITGES Application: Teaching Assistant  WITH Russian and English”
  • An outstanding Teaching Assistant to support a Nursery child with specific learning needs. An exciting opportunity to join a highly successful department in a leading international school. This would be a part-time temporary contract. Preferably speaking Spanish and English The suitable candidate would have to be PECS trained, a functional communication system base on visual support or Scerts, a child-initiated communication program. Or willing to attend training in Barcelona for PECS.Please submit your application details via email with the subject “BSB SITGES Application: Teaching Assistant specific learning needs ” 

BSB Castelldefels

  • Administrative
  • Supply Teacher

Download the job descriptions of our current vacancies and the application form.

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IT Technician - BSB Sitges - Job descriptionView/Download
Teaching Assistant - BSB SitgesView/Download
Administrative - BSB Castelldefels - Job descriptionView/Download
Supply Teacher - BSB Castelldefels - Job descriptionView/Download
BSB Job Application FormView/Download

Vacancies for September 2018

Barcelona is a city known for its art, architecture and sunshine. The capital of Catalonia is a Mediterranean city with Roman remains, medieval quarters and the most beautiful examples of 20th century Modernism.  Castelldefels, where the school is located, has more than five kilometres worth of fine beaches and is only a few kilometres away from Barcelona and its international airport.

The British School of Barcelona seeks to appoint:

  • An outstanding teacher of Maths for September 2018. An exciting opportunity to join a highly successful department in a leading international school, the post would suit a recently qualified or experienced teacher with energy, enthusiasm and a desire to work in a dynamic environment. This is an opportunity to join a thriving, expanding department and to teach Maths right across the 11-18 age range. The post will suit a high-calibre Maths graduate, with the enthusiasm, energy and commitment to really support, stretch and encourage their pupils.Results at all levels are consistently strong. The department offers IGCSE, A level including Further Maths and IB qualifications and experience of teaching some or all of the above would be an advantage.Please submit your application details via email with the subject “BSB Application: Teacher of Maths” 
  • An outstanding teacher of Physical Education for September 2018. An exciting opportunity to join a highly successful department in a leading international school, the post would suit a recently qualified or experienced teacher with energy, enthusiasm and a desire to work in a dynamic environment.This is an opportunity to join a thriving department to teach both core and examined PE. The post will suit a high-calibre graduate, with the enthusiasm, energy and commitment to really support, stretch and encourage their pupils.  The school is also rapidly expanding its extra-curricular sporting provision and a willingness and to commit to this is a requisite of the post.Results at all levels are consistently strong. The PE department offers IGCSE, A level and IB qualifications and experience of teaching some or all of the above would be an advantage.Please submit your application details via email with the subject “BSB Application: Teacher of Physical Education” 
  • An outstanding teacher of Science for September 2018. An exciting opportunity to join a highly successful department in a leading international school, the post would suit a recently qualified or experienced teacher with energy, enthusiasm and a desire to work in a dynamic environment.This is an opportunity to join a thriving, expanding department and to teach Science right across the 11-18 age range. The post will suit a high-calibre Science graduate, with the enthusiasm, energy and commitment to really support, stretch and encourage their pupils.Results at all levels are consistently excellent. The department offers qualifications in  IGCSE Combined and Single Sciences as well as A levels and the IB Diploma in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Experience of teaching some or all of the above would be an advantage.Please submit your application details via email with the subject “BSB Application: Teacher of Science” 
  • An outstanding teacher of English for September 2018. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly successful department in a leading international school. The post would suit a recently qualified or experienced teacher with energy, enthusiasm and a desire to work in a dynamic environment.This is an opportunity to join a thriving, expanding department and to teach English right across the 11-18 age range. The post will suit a high-calibre English graduate, with the enthusiasm, energy and commitment to really support, stretch and encourage their pupils.Results at all levels are consistently excellent. The department offers IGCSE, A level, IB and Cambridge Language exam qualifications and experience of teaching some or all of the above would be an advantage.Please submit your application details via email with the subject “BSB Application: Teacher of English” 
  • An outstanding teacher of Business for September 2018. An exciting opportunity to join a highly successful department in a leading international school, the post would suit a recently qualified or experienced teacher with energy, enthusiasm and a desire to work in a dynamic environment.This is an opportunity to join a thriving, expanding department. The post will suit a high-calibre graduate, with the enthusiasm, energy and commitment to really support, stretch and encourage their pupils.The department offers IGCSE, A level and IB qualifications and results at all levels are consistently strong. The department is part of a wider Humanities Faculty and experience of teaching some or all of the above alongside an ability and willingness to teach History and/or Geography in Years 7 to 9, would be an advantage.Please submit your application details via email with the subject “BSB Application: Teacher of Business” 
  • An inspirational Director of Learning for IT and Computing for September 2018. This is an exciting opportunity to shape and lead the teaching of IT and Computing as well as the development and use of technology throughout the school. The successful candidate will require excellent interpersonal skills, a proven track record of outstanding teaching across the 11-18 age range and exceptional subject knowledge.This is an opportunity to lead the school in its drive to integrate technology throughout the curriculum and to ensure that the teaching of IT and Computing is outstanding. The post will suit a high-calibre graduate, with the enthusiasm, energy and commitment to really support, stretch and encourage their pupils and the drive and dynamism to lead others. The department offers IGCSE, A level and IB qualifications and experience of teaching some or all of the above would be an advantage.Please submit your application details via email with the subject “BSB Application: DoL IT and Computing” 
  • An outstanding teacher of Psychology for September 2018. An exciting opportunity to join a highly successful department in a leading international school, the post would suit a recently qualified or experienced teacher with energy, enthusiasm and a desire to work in a dynamic environment.This is an opportunity to join a thriving department to teach Psychology. The post will suit a high-calibre graduate, with the enthusiasm, energy and commitment to really support, stretch and encourage their pupils.The Psychology department offers A level and IB qualifications and experience of teaching either or both of the above would be an advantage.Please submit your application details via email with the subject “BSB Application: Teacher of Psychology” 
  • An inspirational Head of Music for September 2018. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the teaching department within the secondary school and to drive the further development of our rapidly expanding extra-curricular instrumental provision. The successful candidate will be an inspirational and dedicated instrumentalist, require excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and possess a proven track record of outstanding teaching.This is an opportunity to lead an expanding department and really shape the further development of music throughout the school. The post will suit a high-calibre graduate, with the enthusiasm, energy and commitment to really support, stretch and encourage their pupils, and the drive and dynamism to lead others.Academically, the department offers GCSE and A level qualifications. Previous experience of teaching these would be an advantage. The successful applicant would also be expected to lead on all aspects of extra-curricular music, including the management of instrumental classes and public performances.Please note that, dependent on the nature of the applications, this position could be extended to that of Director of Learning Arts, leading a faculty which includes Music, Art and Drama.Please submit your application details via email with the subject “BSB Application: Head of Music”
  • An outstanding teacher of French and Spanish for September 2018. An exciting opportunity to join a highly successful department in a leading international school, the post would suit a recently qualified or experienced teacher with energy, enthusiasm and a desire to work in a dynamic environment.This is an opportunity to join a thriving, expanding department to teach both French and Spanish. The post will suit a high-calibre Languages graduate, with the enthusiasm, energy and commitment to really support, stretch and encourage their pupils.Results at all levels are consistently strong. The Languages department offers IGCSE, A level and IB qualifications. Experience of teaching some or all of the above in either or both languages would be an advantage.Please submit your application details via email with the subject “BSB Application: Teacher of French and Spanish” 
  • An outstanding teacher of History for September 2018. An exciting opportunity to join a highly successful department in a leading international school, the post would suit a recently qualified or experienced teacher with energy, enthusiasm and a desire to work in a dynamic environment.This is an opportunity to join a thriving, expanding department and to teach History right across the 11-18 age range. The post will suit a high-calibre History graduate, with the enthusiasm, energy and commitment to really support, stretch and encourage their pupils.Results at all levels are consistently strong. The department offers IGCSE, A level and IB qualifications and is also part of the wider Humanities Faculty. Experience of teaching some or all of the above would be an advantage, as would an ability and willingness to teach Geography to Years 7-9.Please submit your application details via email with the subject “BSB Application: Teacher of History” 
  • An inspirational Head of Maths for September 2018. This is an exciting opportunity to turn a strong department in to a truly outstanding one. The successful candidate will require excellent interpersonal skills, a proven track record of outstanding teaching and exceptional subject and classroom practice knowledge.This is an opportunity to lead an expanding department and to teach Maths right across the 11-18 age range. The post will suit a high-calibre Maths graduate, with the enthusiasm, energy and commitment to really support, stretch and encourage their pupils, and the drive and dynamism to lead others.Results at all levels are consistently strong. The department offers IGCSE, A level, including Further Maths, and IB qualifications and experience of teaching some or all of the above would be an advantage.Please submit your application details via email with the subject “BSB Application: Head of Maths”

The British School of Barcelona is part of Cognita, a worldwide group of 67 schools in Europe, Latin America and South-East Asia. We employ over 5,000 teaching and support staff in the care and education of more than 30,000 pupils.  We value and respect the individuality of our schools, each one retaining its own unique ethos, with curricula and programmes tailored to the needs of the parents and children it serves. Wherever you visit a Cognita school, be that in Brazil, Chile, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, Vietnam or the United Kingdom, you will find empowered school leaders, committed teachers and pupils who are enthusiastic learners.

Deadlines for this role are as follows:

  • Deadline for applications: 12pm Thursday 1 March 2018
  • Skype Interviews: from Monday 5 March to Friday 9 March 2018
  • Notifications for interview: in week starting Monday 12 March 2018
  • Interviews will take place in central London during week starting Monday 19 March 2018

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment.  Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

Date posted: 16th February 2018
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Teacher of Maths - BSB CastelldefelsView/Download
Teacher of Physical Education - BSB CastelldefelsView/Download
Teacher of Science - BSB CastelldefelsView/Download
Teacher of English - BSB CastelldefelsView/Download
Teacher of Business - BSB CastelldefelsView/Download
Director of Learning for IT and Computing - BSB CastelldefelsView/Download
Teacher of Psychology - BSB CastelldefelsView/Download
Head of Music - BSB CastelldefelsView/Download
Teacher of French and Spanish - BSB CastelldefelsView/Download
Teacher of History - BSB CastelldefelsView/Download
Head of Maths - BSB CastelldefelsView/Download
BSB Job Application FormView/Download

Cognita Vacancies

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity (if the candidate has lived in the UK and/or criminal policy checks for all other countries lived or worked in for a period of 3 months or more since the age of 16 (irrespective of whether they worked in those countries). The verification process includes the cross-check of the requested references, which must cover the last five years of work.

To see all of our latest Cognita vacancies and to find out more about working for a Cognita school, please click here.