Deputy Head Academic (Barra Unit), Brazil

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The British School, Rio De JaneiroBrazil

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Start date: January or July 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

The British School, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil invites applications for the following post for January or July 2020

A fantastic opportunity to lead and further develop the academic curriculum and performance analysis of the Senior School at the Barra Unit, through its continued phase of growth. The successful candidate will work closely with a small Senior Leadership Team and report directly to the Head of the Senior School.

The Senior School currently has approximately 370 students and the Deputy Head Academic would be responsible for promoting quality learning, raising achievement, developing the curriculum, data analysis, timetabling, leading the Heads of Department group, and ensuring consistency across departments. We are looking for a dynamic, inspirational team-builder, with a proven track record of leading and managing change.

The above post is offered with an attractive two-year contract (renewable), return airfare, housing and a full remuneration package.

To apply, please send a letter of application (clearly stating date of availability for appointment), full curriculum vitae and the contact details of three referees by email to

The British School, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
 Tel: +55 21 2543-5519 – extension 158 
E-mail:  Website: 

Deadline for receipt of applications is Friday 27th September 2019.

Initial interviews may be conducted by Skype with further interviews in London to follow.

More about The British School, Rio De Janeiro
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Barra Campus, Rua Mário Autuori, 100 Barra, Rio de Janeiro, 22793-270, Brazil. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +55 3329 2854
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