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COVER - Early Years Teacher

El Altillo International School
Cadiz, Spain
Date Added: Jan 18, 2024

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ISP Early Years Teacher Role Profile    

Purpose of Role    

El Altillo International School is seeking a qualified and experienced Early Years Teacher for Infants students.   

Applicants must have experience in teaching and be excited by the challenge of contributing to curriculum development.

The successful applicant will be an accomplished teacher with experience, enthusiasm and a passion for teaching which will inspire our students. They will also understand the importance of being part of a pedagogical team.   

ISP Principles   

Begin with our children and students. Our children and students are at the heart of what we do. Simply, their success is our success. Wellbeing and safety are both essential for learners and learning. Therefore, we are consistent in identifying potential safeguarding and Health & Safety issues and acting and following up on all concerns appropriately.   


Treat everyone with care and respect. We look after one another, embrace similarities and differences and promote the well-being of self and others.   


Operate effectively. We focus relentlessly on the things that are most important and will make the most difference. We apply school policies and procedures and embody the shared ideas of our community.   


Are financially responsible. We make financial choices carefully based on the needs of the children, students and our schools.    


Learn continuously. Getting better is what drives us. We positively engage with personal and professional development and school improvement.   



ISP Early Years Teacher Key Responsibilities    


Main purpose of Class Teacher   

      Plan, prepare and deliver lessons to up to students following our curriculum.   

      Review lessons and resources regularly to ensure they provide maximum engagement and clear opportunities for pupils to develop key linguistic skills and processes.   

      Prepare and set tests, including a baseline assessment test at the beginning of the course.   

        Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in their class ensuring equality of opportunity for all students.   

        Be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct.   

        Treat pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position.   

        Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of pupils.   

        Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school.   

●        Any other responsibilities as requested by the pedagogical department.   

Duties and responsibilities   

        Deliver the curriculum as relevant to the age and ability group/subject/s that you teach.   

        Be responsible for the preparation and development of teaching materials, teaching programmes and planning.   

        Be accountable for the attainment, progress and outcomes of pupils’ you teach.   

        Be aware of pupils’ capabilities, their prior knowledge and plan teaching and differentiate appropriately to build on these demonstrating knowledge and understanding of how pupils learn.   

        Have a clear understanding of the needs of all pupils, including those with special educational needs; gifted and talented; EAL; disabilities; and be able to use and evaluate distinctive teaching approaches to engage and support them.   

        Demonstrate an understanding of and take responsibility for promoting high standards of literacy including the correct use of spoken English.   

        If teaching early reading, demonstrate a clear understanding of appropriate teaching strategies e.g. systematic synthetic phonics.   

        Use an appropriate range of observation, assessment, monitoring and recording strategies as a basis for setting challenging learning objectives for pupils of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions, monitoring learners’ progress and levels of attainment.   

        Make accurate and productive use of assessment to secure pupils’ progress.   

        Give pupils regular feedback, both orally and through accurate marking, and encourage pupils to respond to the feedback, reflect on progress, their emerging needs and to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study.   

        Use relevant data to monitor progress, set targets, and plan subsequent lessons.   

        Participate in arrangements for examinations and assessments.   

Behaviour and Safety   

        Establish a safe, purposeful and stimulating environment for pupils, rooted in mutual respect and establish a framework for discipline with a range of strategies, using praise, sanctions and rewards consistently and fairly.   

        Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to pupils’ needs in order to inspire, motivate and challenge pupils.   

        Maintain good relationships with pupils, exercise appropriate authority, and act decisively when necessary.   

        Be a positive role model and demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values and behaviour, which are expected of pupils   

        Have high expectations of behaviour, promoting self-control and independence of all learners.   

        Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school, raising any concerns following school protocol/procedures.     

Team working and collaboration   

        Participate in any relevant meetings/professional development opportunities at the school, which relate to the learners, curriculum or organisation of the school and assemblies.   

        Work as a team member and identify opportunities for working with colleagues and sharing the development of effective practice with them.   

        Contribute to the selection and professional development.   

        Ensure that colleagues working with you are appropriately involved in supporting learning and understand the roles they are expected to fulfil.   

        Cover for absent colleagues if required.   

Fulfill wider professional responsibilities   

        Work collaboratively with others to develop effective professional relationships.   

        Deploy support staff effectively as appropriate.   

        Communicate effectively with parents/carers with regard to pupils’ achievements and well-being using school systems/processes as appropriate.   

        Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school.   

        Partake in playground and lunch duties where necessary.   

Skills, Qualifications and Experience   

               Proficient in all aspect of English language.   

               Be dynamic and have an interactive approach.   

               Delivered lessons purely in the target language.   

               Multicultural experience.   

ISP Commitment to Safeguarding Principles    

ISP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years’ employment history.    



ISP Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging    


ISP is committed to strengthening our inclusive culture by identifying, hiring, developing, and retaining high-performing teammates regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender expression, age, disability status, neurodivergence, socio-economic background or other demographic characteristics. Candidates who share our vision and principles and are interested in contributing to the success of ISP through this role are strongly encouraged to apply.    

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