English Teacher - Language and Literature (up to A Level), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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Jeddah Prep and Grammar SchoolJeddah, Saudi Arabia

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Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: JPGS Salary Scale: up to SAR 204,000 pa (tax free)
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

English Teacher (F/T) from August 2020

Jeddah Prep and Grammar seeks an experienced and fully qualified English Teacher with QTS  from August 2020. Prior experience of teaching a British Curriculum to pupils from Key Stage 3 up to Key Stage 5 (A Level)  is essential.  An ability to offer Drama at Key Stage 3 and 4 is a distinct advantage. Previous employment in the UK or International Schools following a British curriculum is also required.

Jeddah Prep and Grammar School is an ambitious and aspirational school, with a shared vision of academic excellence and personal development and challenge for all our pupils, from the ages of three to eighteen.  We are a proud member of COBIS, CAIE, BSME, SAIKAC and the International Award (DofE).

About Jeddah Prep and Grammar School

The School was established in 1967 to serve the needs of the British and Dutch expatriate communities in Jeddah. Today, JPGS welcomes expatriate and Saudi Arabian families alike, with students from a wide range of nationalities whilst retaining a family and community atmosphere. The School is heavily oversubscribed with waiting lists in almost all year groups. Children in the Prep School follow a modified version of the Cambridge Primary Programme; whilst the Grammar School prepares pupils for Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) IGCSEs and International A Levels.

The School is located in the heart of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia’s most cosmopolitan and diverse city, where an ultra-modern cityscape lies close to the UNESCO old city of Al-Balad, a piece of old Arabia at its best. Jeddah lies on the Red Sea coast, boasting some of the best private beaches and unspoiled scuba diving to found in the world, and is not far from extensive areas of mountains and desert which offer endless opportunities for outdoor activities and unique cultural experiences.

Salary and Benefits

JPGS offers colleagues a highly competitive, tax-free salary with generous end of service benefits, accommodation on or near to the School campus, a relocation allowance, free tuition at the School for up to two children, BUPA Gold Medical Insurance and annual flight allowances. The school has excellent facilities and is fully resourced throughout.

How to apply

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Please note that incomplete applications will be discarded.

Alternatively, the following documents are required.

• A full CV containing a recent photograph and details of three referees, one of whom must be your current or last employer.

• A Letter of Application of no more than two pages of A4, detailing your interest in the position and all relevant skills and attributes you wish to bring to our attention. 

Both documents should be sent as attachments via email to the Headmaster, Mr Mark S. Bedford, via his PA, Mrs Leila Fedama, hmsec@jpgs.org. The closing date for applications for this position is Friday 17th April 2020 although initial interviews via Skype or telephone may take place before then.

Jeddah Prep and Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an ACRO police check, written and verbal references and other background checks as required for entrance to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

More about Jeddah Prep and Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Al Amal Street, Al Naeem District, Jeddah, 21442, Saudi Arabia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +966 2654 2354
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Jeddah Prep and Grammar School

The International British / Dutch School was opened in 1967 in a two-room villa off Tahlia Street with the intention of providing an education to the young children of primarily expatriate British and Dutch workers, and...