Geography - History Teacher, Athens, Greece

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St. Lawrence CollegeAthens, Greece

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Teacher of Geography and History to Key Stages 3 and 4

The position

St. Lawrence College, Athens, Greece is currently seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced Geography and History teacher as part of the expansion of the Geography and History departments in the school. 

Brief Job description

The successful applicant will be responsible for the teaching of Geography and History to pupils in Key Stage 3 and to IGCSE pupils at Key Stage 4. He or she will work closely with the current Heads of Department and colleagues in all areas of the planning and delivery of Geography and History, including strengthening the schemes of work, creating and sourcing teaching aids, developing and implementing assessment tasks, promoting broader interest and enjoyment of these subjects.

St. Lawrence College places great importance on the excellence of the delivery of pastoral care and on the provision of extracurricular activities for all pupils. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to these vital spheres of British education fully and with enthusiasm. 

Brief person specification

In addition to appropriate teaching qualifications and, preferably, experience teaching Geography and/or History in a British school either in the UK or overseas, the successful applicant will possess outstanding subject knowledge, excellent communication skills and the stamina to realise the continual improvement of the teaching of this highly popular subject. 

The successful applicant will be available to work starting 1st September 2018.


The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary by standards of British education in Greece plus Christmas, Easter and summer bonuses as well as other benefits. The successful applicant will work in an outstanding modern educational environment within a 20-acre school campus set in the stunning natural surroundings of the suburbs in southern Athens. 


A full recruitment pack is attached to this advertisement, containing 1. An introduction to the position. 2. A full job description. 3. A full person specification. 4. The St. Lawrence College ‘Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy’ and 5. An electronic application form. Interested applicants should complete and return the application form as an attachment to the Headmaster, Phil Holden, at to arrive by 06.00GMT Monday 26th February 2018. 

Applicants should note that the pdf application form should be saved to a device before being edited, completed and returned.

St. Lawrence College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service in the UK

Job location

More about St. Lawrence College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: Anemon Street, Koropi, Athens, Attiki 19400, Greece
Telephone: +30 210 8917000