DP Chemistry/MYP Science Teacher, Modena, Italy

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International School of ModenaModena, Italy

Date posted:
Start date: August 27th 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Upon application
Contract term: Fixed Term

Contract term: Until August 2020 with potential for extension
Package and Benefits: Expenses reimbursement/Help with finding accommodation

The School:

The International School of Modena is one of several very successful Italian schools belonging to ISE (the International School of Europe) which in turn is part of Inspired, a worldwide network of premium schools offering global best practice and professional development. Located just outside the city of Modena, in the attractive and rural countryside, it caters for over 200 students aged between 3 and 18 years of age. The school is fully authorised by the International Baccalaureate for its Primary, Middle Years and Diploma programmes. Our unique and stimulating campus, surrounded by open countryside, boasts an attractive design and excellent sport facilities, and is an ideal learning environment for students aged 3 and beyond.

The position

We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of IB Diploma Chemistry, and IB MYP integrated Science to join the Secondary School Science team, which currently consists of two teachers who collaborate on all aspects of the IB programmes. We are looking to appoint a third science teacher due to expanding student numbers. The ideal candidate would be interested in teaching a range of abilities across the entire secondary school age range. A strong commitment to purposeful teaching, collaborative planning and open communication is essential. We pride ourselves on the commitment offered by our friendly and professional staff. Applicants must be willing to be active, flexible participants in a hard-working team of teachers. Having your own car would be advantageous, although not essential.

The candidate must possess the following experience, skills and knowledge:

  • To have established experience in teaching IB Diploma Chemistry (or equivalent 16-18 years pre-university level)
  • An interest in concept based curriculum and learning through inquiry
  • To be in possession of a university degree in a related subject and an appropriate teaching qualification;
  • To have a strong interest in curriculum development and authentic evaluation of learning;
  • To demonstrate ability in engaging with pupils and teaching staff, maintaining a high standard of work at all times;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills;
  • To be a citizen of the EU or already in possession of a valid visa that enables to work in Italy;
  • To hold “Certified Teaching Status” or equivalent qualification;
  • Previous experience with IB programmes is not essential and official IB training will be offered.

How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should send a single PDF file containing the following to abrown@internationalschoolofmodena.it

- Letter of application, referring to the requirements of the job description;
- CV with photo;
- Contact details of three referees (one of which must be supervisor from most recent appointment),

All documents must be provided in English

Deadline for submission of applications: On-going Interviews

The person appointed will be expected to begin work from August 27th 2018, before which date a criminal records check will need to be completed as part of our child safeguarding policy.

Due to the volume of applications, we will not be able to provide individual feedback.

About International School of Modena: http://internationalschoolsgroup.it/school/modena

About ISE Group: http://internationalschoolsgroup.it/about-us/school-structure/


Job location

More about International School of Modena
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Piazza Montessori, 1/A, Montale Rangone (MO), 41051, Italy
Telephone: +39 59 530 649
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