Business and Economics Teacher, Lisbon, Portugal

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St. Julian's SchoolLisbon, Portugal

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Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: International salary scale
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint a strong, passionate and innovative Teacher of Business & Economics to start in August 2020. This is an excellent opportunity to join a strong Humanities Faculty. Experience of teaching Business or Economics to IB HL or A-Level is essential.

About St Julian's School

  • We are a well-resourced, successful, non-selective British international school with a reputation for academic excellence, founded in 1932.
  • We currently welcome 1,180 pupils of 52 different nationalities. Our students have been described as "outstanding representatives and ambassadors of the St Julian's School spirit: open, caring, curious"  (CIS & NEASC Team Visit Report, November 2018). 
  • The IBO recently noted “promoting international-mindedness” as a particular strength of our school (IBO DP Evaluation Report, August 2019). 
  • At St Julian's, we believe in holistic education and expect our teachers to make active contributions to the pastoral and extra-curricular life of the school.
  • "The teachers and staff enjoy one of the warmest and most supportive professional climates imaginable."  (CIS & NEASC Team Visit Report, November 2018).
  • We have been accredited by CIS (Council of International Schools) and NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges) since 1998, we are a Member of COBIS and our Head of School is an International Member of HMC (Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference).
  • We value skills-based learning along with meeting the rigorous requirements of the English National Curriculum, International GCSEs and IB Diploma. We seek to constantly improve the provision for learning.
  • St Julian's provides a 1:1 iPad programme for students in KS3 and all students bring their own laptop in KS4 and 5; we use Google Apps for Education as a learning platform.

The successful candidate must:

  • Be a passionate and committed teacher;
  • Have a proven track record of outstanding practice;
  • Have a passion for Business and Economics;
  • Be able to engage, motivate and support children, colleagues and parents;
  • Be a reflective, flexible practitioner with the ability to think creatively and take risks;
  • Have the interpersonal skills needed to work successfully within teams;
  • Have a strong learning-focused philosophy;
  • Support the vision, ethos and policies of the school;
  • Work in teams to create and maintain an effective learning environment and code of behaviour which promotes and secures good teaching, effective learning and enables all students to achieve their full potential;
  • Work in teams to create and maintain an effective partnership with parents and staff to support and improve students’ achievement and personal development;
  • Be committed to own professional development to enhance capacity to deal with the complexity of the role;
  • A working knowledge of Google Apps and the confidence to work with iPads and other 1-to-1 technology would be an advantage.

We will provide:

  • A competitive salary and benefits package;
  • An initial contract of two years with extension possible;
  • Ongoing Professional Development;
  • A professionally stimulating and collaborative working environment.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 05 January 2020. Interviews will take place in London or by Skype in mid-January.

Early applications are strongly encouraged and we reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

St Julian’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, all offers of employment are subject to a criminal record check (DBS or equivalent). 

More about St. Julian's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Quinta Nova, Carcavelos, 2775-588, Portugal. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +351 21 458 5300
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School profile

St Julian’s School is a private co-educational not-for-profit school founded in 1932 with a strong record of academic achievement and extra-curricular activity. Located on a beautiful site in Carcavelos, between central Lisbon and Casc...