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The British School, Rio De JaneiroBrazil

The Board of Governors of The British School, Rio de Janeiro invites applications for the role of Director on the retirement of Mr John Nixon MBE following ten years of exceptional leadership.

The British School, Rio de Janeiro (TBS) is one of the leading schools in Latin America. An independent, co-educational and not-for-profit day school, TBS educates 2,200 students, aged from 2-18 years. TBS has two Units, the Zona Sul Unit and the Barra Unit, which are based across three sites in one of the world’s most exciting and vibrant cities. 

The School offers the IPC and National Curriculum to KS3, leading to IGCSE and IB Diploma and is accredited by the Council of International Schools.

TBS is proud of its local, national and international reputation for its rigorous academic programmes, based on the best international, UK and local practice, and its vibrant and rigorous co-curricular provision. 

Through a strong commitment to providing challenging, exciting and stimulating educational experiences, TBS nurtures students who are naturally inquisitive, polite and professional, who go out into the world to become compassionate, determined and principled world citizens capable of making significant and worthwhile contributions to the communities in which they become an integral part.

The Board of Governors now seeks applications from exceptional international educators, with the gravitas to lead one of the premier international schools in Latin America. They will need to be an exceptional ambassador for the TBS community on both a national and international scale. The person chosen will be a forward-thinking and progressive leader who will bring innovation and drive standards while upholding the School’s rich tradition and the strong values that underpin the school community, namely its core values of Compassion, Integrity and Determination.

Further information on The British School, Rio de Janeiro can be found at

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CVs and cover letters should be sent by the closing date, 09.00 GMT on Monday 1 February 2021.

The British School, Rio de Janeiro is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).