Skip to main content
Tes home
SearchBack to search
French & Spanish Teacher (Year 3 - Year 8)

French & Spanish Teacher (Year 3 - Year 8)

Maadi British International School

Cairo, Egypt

  • Quick apply
  • Expired
Very attractive tax-free package
Job type:
Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date:
August 2018
Apply by:
6 February 2018

Job overview

MBIS – ‘Where teachers love to teach and children love to learn’

Maadi British International School is a dynamic, learning-focused school - with a first class reputation. The school was judged as 'Excellent in all areas' by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (June 2016). 

MBIS is the school of choice for expatriate families living in Cairo. Established in 1995 and located in an attractive expatriate suburb of the city, MBIS serves a truly international, English-speaking body of 330 children, with 57 nationalities represented. MBIS offers a creative, relevant and progressive educational experience based on the English National Curriculum. The school enjoys the patronage of the British Embassy and is a member of COBIS, the Independent Association of Preparatory Schools (IAPS) and the Association of British Schools Overseas (AoBSO).

We are looking to recruit a talented, creative and team-oriented French and Spanish Teacher who is committed to providing the best education for our children.

Interested applicants should:

  • Hold a recognised British teaching qualification for the primary or middle school age range
  • Have at least 3 years teaching experience
  • Have experience of the English National Curriculum 
  • Demonstrate a real passion for learning, an understanding of best practice and a desire to continually improve
  • Be committed and hard working, with high expectations of themselves and the children in their care
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, strong collegiality and a drive to support whole school development
  • Have creative flair
  • Possess a positive team-spirit and a good sense of humour

A highly attractive package includes:

  • Very competitive tax-free salary paid in sterling
  • Yearly tax-free gratuity
  • Generous monthly accommodation allowance
  • Comprehensive international medical cover
  • Free education for dependent children at MBIS
  • Relocation allowance 
  • Return air passage to base country each year
  • Continuing professional development
  • Free staff bus

Initial contract for 2 years, thereafter annually renewable

To find out more about the school, please visit our website at

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 6th February 2018.

Posts are much sought after and so early applications are encouraged. Initial interviews will be held by Skype or in the UK. 

The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people. Successful candidates will be required to undergo a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service ( and/or provide a police clearance from their home or current country of residence.

Attached documents

About Maadi British International School

The School
MBIS is a dynamic, learning-focused school - with a first-class reputation. The school was judged as 'Excellent in all areas' by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (June 2016) and by PENTA (Sep 2021) Outstanding.

MBIS, located in Maadi, is recognised amongst the most prestigious British Curriculum international schools in Egypt, North Africa and the Middle East. We are a vibrant, welcoming, not for-profit school, that provides a world class British education for every student who enters our doors. Our core purpose is to ensure that every single child gains the most from the experience of being at our school. We base this on our fundamental belief that all children can reach their full potential in all areas of their development. We are dedicated to improving the educational attainment and life chances of all pupils regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, ability or disability.

Staff packages at MBIS are amongst the best in the region. Staff receive an accommodation allowance, to rent quality furnished. Staff also receive international medical insurance and return flights to place of origin. Free primary education and secondary education for dependent children up to Y13 (max 2).

MBIS occupies a purpose built site in an attractive, quiet suburb of the city of Cairo. The campus represents a unique blend of modern and Arabic architecture across three main buildings. Light, airy and spacious, the school offers a learning oasis to our children.

State of the art facilities include:

  • School wide Wifi
  • A large, two floor auditorium
  • An indoor, heated swimming pool
  • Astroturf playing field
  • Athletics track
  • Well-equipped rooms for Art, Design Technology and Science
  • Two ICT suites
  • Two music rooms with a full range of instruments
  • Individual music tuition rooms
  • Drama Studio
  • Interactive whiteboards in all classrooms
  • Large library
  • Cafeteria

The school is organised into three main phases:


  • EYFS (Pre-Nursery to Year 2);
  • Key Stage 1 (Year 1 to Year 2)
  • Key Stage 2 (Year 3 to Year 6).


  • Key Stage 3 (Year 7 to year 9)
  • Key Stage 4 (Year 10 to Year 11) IGCSE
  • Key Stage 5 (Starting 2024)

The experienced staff and small class sizes at MBIS ensure individual attention and high quality learning. Currently there are 35 full-time, British trained teachers. All year groups have Learning Support Assistants. Primary students benefit from specialist teachers in Music, MFL, ICT, Drama and PE. Secondary students are taught by skilled and knowledgeable subject specialists in all areas of the curriculum.

A wide range of after school activities is open to the children – including creative and performing arts, sports and academic clubs. A comprehensive calendar of educational day visits also supports the children’s learning. Year 4 to Year 11 children participate in residential experiences in Egypt, Cyprus and Europe – designed to promote personal and social development. Across the academic year, all phases of the school stage a musical performance for the parent community.

Connections with neighbouring schools are active, enabling valuable partnership learning opportunities for the children (eg. Literacy Festivals, Music Weekends, Science Days, football tournaments, swimming galas) and professional development opportunities for staff.

The home-school partnership is very strong at MBIS. Our Helping Hands. parents help us to organise fantastic community events - International Family Fun Day, Halloween, the Christmas Fair are major affairs, enjoyed by all. Parents are also actively encouraged to participate in class-based learning activities and school trips.

The active School Council ensures representation across the year groups, as well as organising charity work and age-banded social events.

MBIS provides a safe, welcoming and enriching environment for children adjusting to relocation or starting school for the first time.

It is a school where teachers love to teach and children love to learn!

For further details, please visit the school website at

Please note that you are wholly responsible for fact checking in respect of the information provided by schools. Please also check for the latest visa and work permit requirements that may apply. Tes is not responsible for the content of advertisements or the policies adopted by advertising schools. Tes asks that all schools follow Tes' Fair Recruitment Policy.

Applications closed