The English International School of Padua


Location: Italy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 1 - 18 years

About The English International School of Padua

About our School

The English International School of Padua (EISP) is one of the leading international schools in the Veneto region, offering education to students aged from 18 months to 18 years. EISP is an evolving school and since opening in 1987 has become the school choice for international and Italian parents looking to provide their children with the highest levels of education.

EISP operates independently from other international schools; however it is affiliated to ECIS, Cambridge Examining board and it is also an IB World School.

Our Aims & Philosophy:

We aim to informally and formally imbue our students with values that will be a foundation for both their academic and personal life, now and after their time at EISP.

  • Respect - We value ourselves, our peers and those that support us.
  • Honesty - Ensuring that we are true to ourselves and act with integrity.
  • Compassion - We empathise, putting others first and valuing difference.
  • Open-Minded - In listening we learn from others who may hold ideas that are different to our own.
  • Collaboration - We understand that we achieve far more as a team.

We aim to nurture

  • Excellence for all
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Sensitivity to others
  • Personal responsibility

Our Mission:

Encouraging students to realise their full potential - We provide students with the essential stimuli to achieve their potential in an international learning environment. Our aim is to shape life-long learners through a solid foundation in knowledge and skills, preparing our students for a global and challenging society.

Joining our Team

The school follows the academic year September to June. Teaching staff usually work between 180 and 183 days per year (including training days).

All vacancies published have stated closing dates, but early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to appoint prior to this deadline. Further details will be sent to short-listed candidates only. Interviews are usually held via Skype/Google Meet/Zoom, with the interview process always involving at least two members of the SMT.

We are all completely aware of the challenges that the Covid-19 pandemic has brought to education over the last year. The whole school community is working together to respect all safety measures to ensure that our students can follow their lessons on site. We also adhere to the following:

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

Diversity: our success depends on our staff and the scope of our difference is a source of pride. We believe this diversity positively promotes global citizenship and reflects the value of contribution irrespective of one’s personal characteristics and/or background.

Equal opportunities: we are committed to preserving and promoting equality of opportunity in all sections of our community.

Wellbeing: we are fully committed to the protection, promotion and enhancement of the wellbeing of all sections of our community.

We look forward to receiving your application and welcoming you to our team.

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Address: Via Forcellini 168, Padova, 35128, Italy
Positions available at The English International School of Padua